UWM Announces Plans to Close Waukesha Campus
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Students choose UWM at Waukesha for its personalized education style, quality teaching and affordable price.

At the Waukesha campus, students build a strong academic foundation that results in an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree and the start of a bachelor’s degree at UWM or another UW System campus. Nontraditional students who are expanding upon their skill sets or exploring their passions are also an integral part of the campus community.

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Select from a wide array of classes covering more than 30 subject areas, which span everything from arts, humanities and social sciences to math, natural sciences and business. Waukesha campus students also get to choose from in-person and online classes, which means they have more schedule flexibility while pursuing their education goals.

Student Life and Resources

At UWM at Waukesha, we’re proud of our robust student life with student organizations and a wide range of opportunities. Students have access to a variety of resources that make the adjustment to college easy. With tutoring, online writing labs, student involvement, advising and small class sizes, students are supported through their college journey.

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34Average Class Size
82%Student Organizations
1966Year Opened

UWM at Waukesha History

UWM at Waukesha was created in 2018 when UW-Waukesha joined with UWM as part of the University of Wisconsin System’s reorganization of the two-year campuses formerly known as UW Colleges. Now students at the Waukesha campus get the benefits of being part of a large research university, including big UWM social events and Panther basketball games, while still enjoying a small, friendly college community on their home campus. Together, the campuses provide more valuable options for students and their families.

Contact, Locations & Hours

Library Hours

Student Affairs Office
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Phone: 262-521-5040
Email: wak-cgs@uwm.edu

Building Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed, except for special events or classes

Summer Building Hours (May 20 – Sept 2)
Northview: M-Th 7 am-7 pm
Southview: closed
Fieldhouse: closed

Continuing Education: M-Th 9am-4 pm, F 9 am-1 pm
Student Affairs: M-Th 9-3 pm

Closed weekends and legal holidays May 27, July 4, September 2

Southview Hall:
Monday-Friday: 9 am – 1 pm

Fieldhouse: closed

Hours are subject to change and may vary during summer, Winterim and semester breaks. Check UWM’s academic calendar for more information.

Administrative Offices

Simon BronnerDeanRoom A102
Greg AhrenhoersterAssociate Dean of Academic AffairsRoom A110
Courtney O’ConnellAssistant Dean of Student AffairsRoom C112
Margaret HankensonOnline Academic DirectorRoom N107
Holly WehrhahnExecutive Director Continuing EducationRoom A126

Media Services

Journalists and members of the news media should email media-services-team@uwm.edu, and the first available team member will respond. Information for journalists also is available on our For Media page.

News Editor

John Schumacher