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Contact UWM Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Military Education Benefits

There are many ways to have your questions answered. Perhaps the easiest is to “Ask the Panther.” Type your question in the box on the right and hit submit. Many questions can be answered 24/7. If you have stumped the Panther, one of our staff members will email you a response within 2-3 days. Other methods of contacting us are shown below:

Email Us - This is a great method to use if you simply want to provide information to us. For example, if you aren’t a full-time student, you can let us know your credit level this way. Emails requiring a response are often completed by the end of the business day. However, during very busy times, the response time is longer; typically three business days.

If you prefer to speak with a staff member, general questions can be addressed during our normal office hours (either in-person or via phone):

Office Hours:

The Financial Aid Office will be closed on Thursday, December 11th for staff in-service

Monday: 8AM - 6PM (when classes are in session)

We will close at 4:30 on December 22 and 29

We will be closed January 19, 2015 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

Tuesday - Friday: 8AM - 4:30PM

For  more difficult or complex issues, such as an academic progress appeal or special circumstances, you may need to speak with a Financial Aid Advisor.  Advisors are available via phone or in-person.

Phone advising: Available during our office hours most days of the year.  However, during weeks when walk-in advising is offered, the hours are restricted to 10AM - 2PM. For Spring 2015, this is January 20-30.


In-person advising:  Appointments required.  However, with the start of a semester, advisors are available on a walk-in basis. When walk-in advising is available, the dates and times will be listed below.  Otherwise, please call our office to schedule an appointment

January 20, 21, and 23:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

9:00 am - 11:30 am and 1pm - 4:00 pm

January 26 - 30: 9 am - 11:30 am and 1 pm - 4 pm

EXTENDED WALK in HOURS: January 26 & 27

4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

NOTE: All hours are subject to change without notice.

Phone: (414)229-4541 - for general questions, to speak to an advisor and/or to make an appointment.

Fax:  (414)229-5699 - most requests for documentation can be accepted via fax


Physical Address:
Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Military Education Benefits
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2442 E. Kenwood Blvd., Mellencamp Hall. Room 162
Milwaukee, WI. 53201-0469

Mailing Address:
Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Military Education Benefits
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 469
Milwaukee, WI. 53201-0469

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