2nd Year+ Transfer

Do you have 2 or more years of college completed and are looking to finish your degree at UWM? Great choice! Now that you’ve got a handle on college life, you’re ready to make your move, but what do you need to know about transferring? Check out the links below and learn everything you need to know about making this transition as smooth as possible. And if you don’t find what you’re looking for, let us know! For application and admission information, email us at transfer@uwm.edu. For information on the University and our programs, email us at uwmlook@uwm.edu.

Tips for 2nd year transfers

You’ve been working hard for a few years and are ready for UWM. Get your application in, including your transcripts with all your completed work and anything you have in progress to us soon. The earlier you get admitted, the easier it will be to pick up right where you left off, and get into those competitive higher level courses. What makes an application complete?

Coming from a University of Wisconsin school or Wisconsin Technical College? Find out what your courses will transfer in as at the Transfer Information System (TIS).

Are you ready to dive right into your major? There are GPA and prerequisite requirements for every major. Check out your major’s page to see if you’ve met them.

Once you’re admitted, set up a meeting with your academic advisor. Your advisor is your partner and guide to completing your degree at UWM. Build this relationship and ensure your success.

How Will You Fit In?

You're a new student, but not a freshman – how will you fit in? UWM has students from all different walks of life. To get connected and find your niche, visit these campus resources:

Financial Aid

You may have already done financial aid paperwork at your current school, but you’ll need to add our school code, 003896, to your FAFSA in order to receive aid at UW-Milwaukee. If you haven't applied for aid yet, it isn't too late to do so. Every institution has unique financial aid opportunities to offer you. Check out scholarships specific to transfer students as well as other financial aid programs.

Other Links


Transfer Admissions

Student Support

General Information