Go Far Close to Home
at UWM at Waukesha

Become part of the Waukesha campus community and experience the best of both worlds: exceptional education from a top-research university and small classes where you’ll know your professors. Students who choose UWM at Waukesha earn an affordable two-year degree and get a valuable start on a four-year degree. We also welcome nontraditional students who wish to expand their current skill set or explore a new interest.

1,544 Enrollment
30 Areas of study
22+ Student organizations


  • September 23, 2020

    UW–Milwaukee and the College of General Studies are offering free COVID-19 testing for students at both the Washington County and Waukesha campuses. These free tests are available for students who are taking classes in-person or online, and who are symptomatic… Read More

  • September 2, 2020

    The UWM at Waukesha Foundation is excited to announce receipt of a gift of $76,000 to benefit the UWM at Waukesha Art Department from former adult student, Geraldine Pari.  Pari began taking art classes when she was 60 at the… Read More

  • August 26, 2020

    Dr. Ellyn Lem is well known in the College of General Studies as an English Professor and the Honors Program Coordinator. She recently released a new book entitled, “Gray Matters: Finding Meaning in the Stories of Later Life.” Details on… Read More

  • August 15, 2020

    In anticipation of reopening for the Fall 2020 semester, UWM’s College of General Studies held a town hall on August 11th. This town hall had Dean Simon Bronner and other members of campus administration answer questions students had about classes,… Read More

View more news


View more events