Office Directory

Dean's Office

Stephen Schmid, Interim Dean

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs promotes and ensures academic quality in the UW Colleges and encourages the efficient use of resources to achieve that end. It does so through a variety of programs, ongoing activities, and special projects designed to achieve excellence in instruction, curriculum, and the academic environment.

Greg Ahrenhoerster, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
(262) 521-5522

Campus Counseling Services

A professional counselor is available to provide free and confidential short-term mental health counseling services to currently enrolled University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Washington County students. To schedule an appointment, you can email Michelle Henderson or set up an appointment using the online scheduling tool:  AgileGrad.  Appointments are generally available Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m..  Campus Counseling Services page


Sue Bausch, Director of Communications

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education office provides credit and noncredit academic, professional development and training programs, and summer camps. See Continuing Education page.

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The library provides a physical and virtual collection of resources to support students, faculty and community members in their research pursuits. Through personalized and classroom instruction, librarians offer training in finding, evaluating and synthesizing information for specific research questions.  The library also serves as a comfortable, quiet environment supportive of individual and group study. See Library page.

Phone: 262-335-5214

Solution Center

The Solution Center provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students in the areas of admission, financial aid, advising, orientation, placement testing, disability services, tutoring services and student activities.

Advisors are available to help students learn about degree options, majors, academic requirements, and the process of transferring.
Help is also available in assessing career goals, planning a return to school, adjusting to academic life, or other areas of concern relevant to beginning or returning to college. See the Solution Center webpage.

Courtney O'Connell, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management