Get Involved at UWM


Wondering what you will do with your free time? Looking for ways to contribute and make a difference? Want to develop your leadership skills, meet new friends or explore art, film and culture in the city? Student Involvement is your one-stop shop for events, involvement opportunities and student organizations. With more than 300 student organizations, sociocultural programs, fraternities and sororities, a variety of leadership and organization training opportunities, the UWM Bucket List, major campus traditions like PantherFest and the Dance Marathon, Campus Activities Board, films, Union Rec Center, the Union Art Gallery, the Distinguished Lecture Series, and much, much more, we will make sure you won’t run out of things to do!

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Collage of involvement activities

Top left to bottom right: Super Duper Kyle at Pantherfest, UWM men’s soccer at Engelmann Stadium, Melee McQueen performs at the annual UWM Drag Show at the Milwaukee Theatre, UWM students getting active at UREC Fest, one of many Fall Welcome events

student organizations
companies that recruit UWM students
countries where students can study abroad

Clubs and Organizations

JOIN A CLUB ON CAMPUS FOR: Friendship, leadership, recreation and meaningful interactions. You can find your home in this close-knit community in the UW System’s second-largest university.

Jobs & Work-Study

On-campus jobs offer flexible schedules, a social network, and a great addition to your résumé. File a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to see if you qualify for work-study.

In The City

Milwaukee is known for our amazing neighborhoods. Take some time to explore areas like downtown, the Historic Third Ward, Riverwest, and of course UWM’s neighborhood, the Upper Eastside.


Explore with Pounce

There’s never a dull moment with over 300 student organizations, a wide range of sociocultural programs and endless leadership opportunities. Help me cheer on the student athletes in our 15 Division 1 sports. And, learn more about all of our events during Fall Welcome.