Getting Involved in Student Life

Center for Student Involvement

Union 363
The Student Involvement Office works with over 300 student organizations and provides students with meaningful opportunities for involvement in social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and civic activities that augments their education and personal development.

Center for Volunteerism and Student Leadership

Union WG28
Center for Volunteerism & Student Leadership (CVSL), located in the Union, promotes student volunteerism and leadership development through co-curricular activities such as an annual student leadership retreat, a Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, weekly food pantry volunteer opportunities, work-study jobs as tutors in local public schools, and a scholarship program for first-generation and Pell Grant eligible students. 

Student Success Center
Bolton Hall 120
Located in the Student Success Center Bolton 120, the First Year Center is the one stop where you can find all the information about valuable resources on campus. The mission of the First Year Center is to provide quality comprehensive services to new freshmen and transfer students enrolled at UWM. The purpose of the First Year Center is to coordinate an intentionally-designed, comprehensive array of programs, resources, and services that guide students to degree completion at UWM through promoting academic goal-setting, skill development, personal transitions to the university setting, and effective decision-making.