College of the Atlantic
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Located in the economic and cultural capital of Wisconsin.
Welcome to one of the greatest cities in America. Nestled on the coast of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is a city buzzing with growth. The largest city in Wisconsin boasts a beautiful lakefront, a world-class art museum, and many unique restaurants.
Cambridge Commons is the newest, greenest UWM residence and the only LEED Gold certified building in the UW System. From bedroom and bathroom wiring to its study and social spaces, this cutting edge residence is a campus jewel. Across the river from RiverView, Cambridge’s wide-open courtyard is home to pick-up frisbee, football and yoga.
Kenilworth Square Apartments
The Kenilworth Square Apartments offer an international and more urban living experience. Students must be 22 to live in this apartment-style community in the heart of Milwaukee’s vibrant East Side. Students from around the world make Kenilworth their home.
Home to a close-knit community of 50 students, mostly sophomores and juniors, Purin apartments are all-inclusive and feature modern amenities – with a dash of ‘50s-era ambiance.
RiverView is a residential community that primarily serves UWM freshmen, with shared kitchens, ample common space, on and off-site dining options for 475 students – situated along the scenic Milwaukee River.
2,800 students in four towers, connected by the two-story Sandburg Commons. Communities composed of single-sex “suites” create a living/learning environment that is ideal for first and second-year students.
Amenities and opportunities are available in every residence. Residence-life staff live and work in every residence. They know what the daily grind is like for new students.
Housing preferences are taken into account during the assignment process, which is run by random lottery.
UWM requires all first-time, full-time freshmen who are 20 years of age or younger as of September 1 at the beginning of the academic year in question to live in University Housing residence halls, where availability allows.