The Student Health and Wellness Center is stunned and deeply saddened by the violence occurring in Israel and Gaza. We recognize that many students may be impacted directly due to strong connections to the region. Counseling Services is here to support all students who may be experiencing distress as a result of these tragic world events.  Please feel welcome to reach out for support; Call 414-229-7429 (option 2) to schedule an appointment.


The Mindful Space

Sign up to use our mindfulness space that includes a massage chair, virtual reality equipment, happy lamps and more. Pause. Breathe. Relax.

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Welcome to the Student Health and Wellness Center! We are here to help you reach your full potential for health and well-being.

The Student Health and Wellness Center (SHAW) (formerly Norris Health Center, University Counseling, and Health Promotion & Wellness) is located in the Northwest Quadrant, Building D, on the 7th and 8th floors.

For information about patient rights, click here.


If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or have had a known exposure with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, please contact us to discuss your plan of care. We continue to follow the CDC guidelines for testing and management.

Health News

Body Acceptance Week: October 23 – 27

Join SHAW and UREC for Body Acceptance Week! This is an exciting, new initiative by the National Eating Disorders Association that focuses on promoting body acceptance—including body positivity, body neutrality, and body liberation—for all. Join the Peer Health Educators, University... Read more →

Mental Health Week: May 1-5

Join SHAW for a week of activities dedicated to mental health awareness, self-care, and celebrating community! Monday, 5/1: Catch Your Breath Under the Stars – 12:30 – 1:00 P.M. – Manfred Olson Planetarium Tuesday, 5/2: Self-Care Celebration – 1:30 –... Read more →

Frame By Frame: May 1-5

Every part of you deserves to be seen, loved, and celebrated at UWM! Frame by Frame is a cross-campus project aimed to celebrate intersecting identities frame by frame. Stop by any of the Multicultural Student Centers or Centers for Advocacy... Read more →

Survivor Support & Wellness Fair

Join us in spreading awareness of sexual assault on Denim Day as we bring together campus and community partners for our Survivor Support & Wellness Fair! Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Time: 12:00 to 2:00 Place: Union Concourse Learn what... Read more →

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