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Important: New Graduate Student Orientation
Thursday, August 28, 3:00-5:30 p.m. at the Zelazo Center.
Important: Chancellor's Golda Meir Library Scholar Awards
March 31 application deadline for 2014-2015 awards.
Important: Assistantship offer letters for 2014-2015 now available
Updates for TAs, RAs, and PAs.
News: New Microsoft CEO holds UWM master's degree
Satya Nadella earned an M.S. in Computer Science in 1990.
Important: TA/PA rates for 2014-2015
1% increase over 2013-2014.
Important: Re-entry and Non-Degree Candidate application fees increase.
Processing fees rise from $15 ro $20.
Upcoming Deadlines:
Important: Spring 2014 Graduation
Apply by February 4.
Important: Spring 2014 Defense Deadline
Must be held by Monday, May 5 to be eligible for Fall graduation.
Important: Spring 2014 Thesis and Dissertation Submission
Must be submitted via ProQuest ETD Administrator and accepted by the Graduate School by Monday, May 12 to be eligible for Spring graduation.

Prospective & Incoming Students

A glimpse into graduate study at UWM and life in Milwaukee.

Why UWM?
Explore our exceptional graduate programs and faculty, cutting-edge research, and vibrant city.
Areas of Study (Graduate Catalog)
Browse the many fields of study available within our 51 master's, 30 doctoral, and 31 certificate programs.
Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet Graduate School and specific program requirements for admission.
Panther Pick Up
(Starting Fall 2013)
New international students arriving at Chicago O'Hare or Milwaukee General Mitchell airports can register for airport welcome and transportation assistance to UWM.
International Students (Non-Grad School link)
Join UWM's international student population. Over 11% of UWM's graduate students are international students, from 67 countries.
Information Sessions
Many academic units across campus present overviews of their graduate programs for prospective students.
Apply for Admission
When you're ready to apply you may do so online. Apply for Degree and Non-Degree Programs.
Graduate Student Orientation Videos
Comprehensive overview of what new graduate students can expect in the beginning phase of graduate student life at UWM..
Research at UWM
Learn about innovative research at UWM and how students can get involved.
Visiting UWM & Milwaukee
Come visit us in person or online and learn about Wisconsin's largest city.
Live in University graduate student housing or find an apartment or flat in a neighborhood near campus.
Resource for Admitted Students
Basic info on registering, credit transfer, class schedules, and calendars, plus vital links to videos and campus resources.

Page last updated on: 04/07/2014