Civic Engagement Internship Opportunities

April 21, 2021

Are you interested in building your resume with civic engagement experiences? There are currently two partnerships with UWM that offer paid opportunities for UWM students. Andrew Goodman Foundation - Vote Everywhere Ambassador Vote Everywhere is a national, non-partisan, civic engagement movement of student leaders and university partners. The flagship program of the Andrew Goodman Foundation provides extensive training, resources, as well as a peer network to support its Andrew Goodman Ambassadors while they work to register voters, bring down voting barriers, and tackle important social justice issues on their college campuses. Overview Vote Everywhere, a program of The Andrew... Read More

Faculty Resources

September 11, 2020

Integrating voter registration efforts into the classroom is an optimal way to systematically Ask Every Student about their democratic engagement plans. has created a Faculty Champion Toolkit and an Ask Every Student Learning Management Module to make classroom integration quick and easy. UWM encourages all faculty members and instructors to: Share an announcement into your Canvas course: Sample language: UWM encourages you to exercise your most important civic duty by registering to vote and then voting, whether that’s absentee, early, or in-person on Election day November 8.  You can find your polling location at You can also... Read More

Important Updates For Students For April 7 Spring Election

March 13, 2020

Changes are ongoing as it relates to the April 7 election. Please check the City of Milwaukee Election Commission website and Wisconsin Election Commission website for the most up-to-date deadlines, hours and locations. The following message comes from Neil Albrecht, Executive Director of the City of Milwaukee Election Commission dated March 13, 2020 We are aware that many of Milwaukee’s and Wisconsin’s colleges and universities are adjusting student schedules in order to address concerns related to the Coronavirus or COVID-19.  We would like to acknowledge that changes to student schedules can also impact how and when students will vote in the... Read More

Voter registration Jan 30-31

January 26, 2017

If you’re a new voter or have changed your address since the last election, you’ll need to register to vote in the upcoming spring elections. On Monday Jan. 30 and Tuesday, Jan. 31, volunteers will be on hand in the Golda Meir Library from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and in the Union from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to assist persons who want register to vote. On the ballot will be candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and several school board seats. The spring primary is Feb 21. The last day to register by mail or via... Read More