Panther Academic Welcome



Panther Academic Welcome (PAW) is your first official day as a member of the UWM community. You’ll be in small groups to discuss the Common Read, get prepared academically in Mission Possible and end the day at University Welcome. Get ready to have fun and get PAW!

This upcoming year’s program is Tuesday, September 1st. See you then!

Commuter Check-In: 1:00-1:30pm, Union Ballroom

Meet on your floors: 12:45-1:15pm (will depend on where you live – check with your RA)
Cambridge Students will shuttle to campus starting at 12:45pm (eat lunch before and check for shuttle departure time with your RA)
Mission Possible OR Common Read
Common Read or Mission Possible
University Welcome (get your class t-shirts, class photo and participate in the Fountain Walk!): 5:00pm
Class of 2023 Cookout: 5:35pm

As a reminder, PAW is required for all new freshmen. Your guest housing privileges in housing will be revoked unless you attend.

For noise complaints, please contact City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services at 414-286-4280.