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 year’s program is Friday, August 30. See you then!

Schedule of Events (times and locations to be announced):

Commuter Check-In
Mission Possible & Common Reading Experience breakout discussions
University Welcome
Class of 2023 Photo & Coin Toss tradition
Class of 2023 Cookout on Spaights Plaza

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