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General Resources

Requirements & Guides

  • New Freshmen
  • Transfer
  • Graduate
  • International
  • Re-entry
  • 2nd Degree
  • Out-of-state
  • Adult & Returning
  • Military & Veterans
  • Audit Courses

    Misrepresentation Policy
    The UWM Office of Undergraduate Admissions adheres to the Statement of Principles of Good Practice established by the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC).  As part of those principles, members agree that they will:
    Accurately represent and promote their schools, institutions or services by:
    a. providing precise information about their academic majors and degree programs. Such information shall include a factual and accurate description of majors, minors, concentrations, and/or interdisciplinary offerings that apply toward the completion of the undergraduate degree;
      b. describing in detail any special programs, including overseas study, credit by examination or advanced placement.

After Being Admitted

  • Register for placement testing
  • Submit your new freshmen deposit fee
  • Submit your housing contract and deposit fee (or exemption form)
  • Attend new student or family orientation

Learn more about what to do after being admitted

Placement Testing

All new freshmen are required to take placement tests to determine their eligibility in math and/or English and have the option of taking placement exams in chemistry and foreign language.

Learn more about placement testing at the Registrar's Office

Forms & Downloads

For Parents

For Faculty & Staff

Addresses and Contact

Mailing Address
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Admissions & Recruitment
P.O. Box 749
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0749

Street Address
UWM Visitor's Center, Vogel Hall
3253 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0749

Phone: (414) 229-2222
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