Safety & Security

Report It

Submit a report to UW-Milwaukee to share your concerns about distressed, concerning, or disruptive behaviors, or to seek assistance for students who've experienced hardship or trauma.

For emergencies, call 911 or contact your local law enforcement agency. 

Annual Campus Security Reports

The security report for UW-Milwaukee at UW-Washington County includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by campus and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

The reports also include institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters.

Students will be notified each year, via e-mail, when the updated report is published. 

Annual Security Report
Annual Fire Safety Report

Severe Weather

If you choose not to attend class due to weather conditions, please phone or e-mail your instructor. Please keep in mind that if you miss class, you are responsible for making up the work. The campus can only be closed by order of the chancellor or governor. Weather-related class cancellations will be announced on the following media:


  • WBKV West Bend – 92.5 FM, 1470 AM
  • WTKM Hartford – 104.9 FM, 1540 AM
  • WKTI Milwaukee – 94.5 FM
  • WTMJ Milwaukee – 620 AM


  • WTMJ, Ch. 4
  • WBCC, Ch. 98, 99 or 986 (cable)

Note: UW-Milwaukee at Washington County must be mentioned by name and is NOT included in general announcements that all public schools in West Bend are closed. As a university with adult students and no busing concerns, we seldom close.


E alerts will automatically notify you if classes are canceled due to inclement weather or in the case of an emergency on campus. eAlert mail messages are automatically sent to all campus email addresses. You can also receive eAlerts by text on your cell phone - just update your phone information in PRISM. Learn more about eAlerts.

More Information

View the Safety is a Top Priority page on the UW-Milwaukee website for more information about safety related concerns on campus.