Sandburg Halls
University Housing

Interested in campus living? University Housing has a variety of options for students interested in staying connected to campus. Students who live in the residence halls are more likely to return to UWM the next year than students who choose to live off-campus.

Cambridge Commons

Cambridge is a LEED Gold certified building featuring a green recreation area, two green roofs, solar panels, and access to the Milwaukee River. Approximately 700 students live in Cambridge Commons in double rooms in standard and upgraded suites. Each floor has a kitchen and multiple study/social lounges. The University Housing Shuttle provides 24/7 transportation between Cambridge Commons and campus. The majority of residents in this building are first-year students..

Kenilworth Square
Kenilworth is home to approximately 330 upperclass, graduate and older students in 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Every bedroom is single occupancy, and monthly payments include all utilities, cable and high-speed internet. Apartments can be shared with random (same-gender) or pre-selected roommates (no gender restrictions). Heated garage parking is also available. The University Housing Shuttle provides 24/7 transportation between Cambridge Commons and campus. Students must be 22 years old or have at least junior standing to live in Kenilworth.

Purin Hall
Purin offers apartment-style housing to approximately 50 students just steps from campus. A social/study lounge is located on the third floor of the building. Limited parking is available. Although there is no age requirement to live in Purin, it is usually occupied by returning students.

RiverView Residence Hall
Approximately 475 students live in RiverView. This eclectic community is close to the thriving RiverWest and Brady Street neighborhoods. All suites in RiverView contain two double-occupancy rooms. Each floor has multiple study/social lounges and a common kitchen is available for resident use. The University Housing Shuttle provides 24/7 transportation between RiverView and campus. The majority of residents in this building are first-year students.

Sandburg Halls

Sandburg is a four-tower complex that houses 2,700 students in 3- and 4-room suites. The East Tower of Sandburg was constructed 30 years after the North, South and West towers and includes kitchens and air conditioning in its suites. Sandburg has a variety of dining options and a second-run movie theater. The majority of residents in this building are first-year students, although East Tower is usually occupied by returning students..

For more information about University Housing, including the University Housing Shuttle Service, visit the department's website.

Neighborhood Housing
Want to live off-campus? You will enjoy exploring our beautiful neighborhood as you look for off-campus houses, flats and apartments in the area. The Neighborhood Housing Office is a great place to start your search. The NHO is also home to the Community Outreach and Assistance to Student Tenants (COAST) program. The website includes a searchable database of housing and roommates. For more information, email housing@uwm.edu or call 414-229-6999.