30 Reasons to Get Excited About Move-In Day
Move-in day is right around the corner. In fact, we only have 30 more days! To celebrate, here are 30 reasons to get excited for moving into your new home…
No longer are the days of curfews and parental supervision. You’re an adult and that means ice cream for dinner and bedtime at 3 a.m.
Your Resident Assistant is there to keep you safe, but they’re also there to keep you smiling. Don’t be afraid to say hi on move-in day… you will cross paths often.
Didn’t bring a bike with to campus? No problem! Bublr Bikes’ annual pass for UWM students is $20.
UWM prides itself on being a diverse university. We encourage you to be your beautiful self, no matter who that may be.
Taco Tuesday is the real deal in Milwaukee, and BelAir is where it’s at! Don’t miss out on $2 tacos Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Free Pen Guy
Though college can be a time of change, UWM promises one constant. Through rain and shine, Free Pen Guy will be there… offering you a free pen.
Nothing can beat the view of Milwaukee from the upper floors of Sandburg’s South Tower.
Get your workout in with our state-of-the-art equipment or take a Group-X class at the Klotsche Center. Zumba, yoga and barre fitness make exercising fun!
If you’re craving a late-night snack, Insomnia Cookies is the cure! They offer deals of the day and deliver until 3 a.m.
Help from Advisors
Maneuvering through college courses and remembering what credits you need can be tricky, but with the help of your advisor, you’ll be on the right track!
The Third Ward
As Milwaukee’s arts and fashion district, the Historic Third Ward is where you go to get your creative ideas flowing. Some of our favorites include the Milwaukee Art Museum, ModGen and Kickapoo Coffee.
Nothing puts you in the team spirit quite like a sea of black and gold at the Panther Arena or Englemann Stadium. Pounce will be there, too!
With more than 300 student organizations, you are guaranteed to find your place at the Involvement Fair on September 12. Whether it be intramural sports, sororities & fraternities or a major-related club, there’s something for you!
Old friends will always be cherished, but new ones help you grow. Here’s to all of the new people you will meet this year!
Groove out to your favorite tunes at this year’s Pantherfest September 8! Maybe your favorite artist will be there…
Fall in the City
Chilly air and colorful leaves are what Milwaukee looks best in. Get ready for lots of Instagram photos from @uwmilwaukee!
Catch some rays, spike the volleyball or splash in the water at our favorite beach! Who knows…Pounce could make an appearance.
As college students, we need caffeine. Without it, how would we ever make it to class, work or get out of bed? Shoutout to The Grind for keeping us caffeinated.
Pick up your M-Card from Transportation Services on the ground floor of the Student Union, then make your way around to your favorite destinations in the city!
College can be tough. That’s why we’re thankful for our amazing UWM faculty who care about all of their students and will do what they can to help you succeed.
If you’re looking for a fun time, make sure to stop by U-Rec Fest on September 3 for some rock climbing, laser tag, battleship in the pool and so much more!
Fall Welcome kicks off on August 24, and there are more than 100 events for you to enjoy! You’re sure to be entertained exploring campus and Milwaukee.
No matter what your roommate says, floor events are fun and will help you to meet more people! Pro tip: there’s usually some free food involved!
Sitting by the Fountain
We can’t think of any better way to get some homework done than right next to the fountain!
Studying your Passion
High school is over, and college has begun. That means you can start learning about and developing your passions in life! No worries if you’re undecided — we’re confident you’ll discover your dreams while you’re here!
A Beautiful Campus
School is great and Milwaukee is gorgeous… but can anything beat those beautiful red-brick buildings? Explore all of campus!
Whether you’re looking for some grub from the Gasthaus, playing a game of pool, bowling or trying to catch a movie, the Student Union is your go-to spot!
Discovering New Spots in Milwaukee
Living in a new city can be scary, but Milwaukee has so many great spots to discover! Check out our UWM Bucket List for some of our favorites.
If you’re an adrenaline junky and love to adventure, Outdoor Pursuits would love you to join one of their many outings! They offer trips from kayaking to rock climbing to white water rafting. They also allow you to check out equipment for yourself.
Spaights is a great place to relax in the sun between classes, catch events or meet up with friends!