Declare Certificate

To declare the certificate in Urban Studies, make an appointment with the Urban Studies Associate Director, Dr. Jamie Harris ( at 229-4629. Students may print out the Certificate Declaration Form and complete the top portion to bring with them to their meeting along with a current transcript.

To obtain an unofficial transcript:

  • Log in to PAWS
  • Under the yellow Academics header, click in the drop down menu and select Transcript: View Unofficial, then click the yellow arrow button
  • Select the Undergraduate or Graduate Transcript and default Output Destination Type (email), then click the Submit Transcript Request button
  • A PDF copy will be delivered to your UWM Email Address immediately

When you need further advising, for example regarding certificate requirements, you should meet with your Urban Studies faculty adviser. Your faculty adviser will be listed on your declaration form.