Information Center: 262-472-1170
The James R. Connor University Center (UC) is a gathering place for the campus community. It is a great place to attend various programs, work on group projects or study individually, shoot a game of pool, go bowling, grab a snack or enjoy a full meal, attend a movie, meet with a student organization, participate in an art activity, or just meet up with friends. Activity thrives in the UC!
Students find the UC's many offices and services carefully designed to meet their needs. There are study and social lounges, conference rooms, resource centers, dining areas and more.
The UC also provides a number of employment opportunities for students. Positions range from Front Desk Attendants to Building Managers, from Human Resources Interns to Graphic Artists. These positions give students professional experience in their areas of study. They also get to work with other students, faculty, and staff to gain many new insights into how campus departments work together. Some positions are also arranged for students to earn academic credit.
Whatever your need, the UC is here to Get U Connected!
Career and Leadership Development
(UC 146) These offices, which include the Warhawk Involvement Center and Bailey Interview Center, work to help students and student organizations gain leadership skills and develop inside and outside the University community.
(UC 59) The Down Under features a stage for various forms of entertainment with surrounding booths, tables, and chairs. The Down Under serves as comfortable social space during the day and an entertainment hub by night. UC Entertainment hosts free events in the DU every Thursday night and occasionally on Wednesday nights as well. To see the semester lineup, visit: uww.edu/uc/things-to-do/entertainment-events
First Year Experience
(UC 245) The mission of First Year Experience at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is to provide guidance to students and their families in their transition to the campus community. We serve as a campus resource that provides engaging, inclusive, and academically integrated transitional experiences to enhance student development. We provide the following programs and services: Plan-It Purple (new student orientation and registration day), new student fall and spring orientation programs (Club U-Dub-Dub & TRANSFERmation), Mentor Programs, New Student Seminar, Learning Communities, Outstanding Freshman Award, and Family Programs (i.e., family fest, family calendar, newsletter, etc.).
(UC 164) The Hamilton Center is designed to hold large events like job fairs, conferences, award ceremonies, and others. It can be reserved for weddings and other special events. The capacity is 550 or 325 seated with round tables.
HawkCard/UC Administration Office
(UC 250) UW-Whitewater provides all students with a HawkCard (University ID Card). A student's HawkCard is required for use of UW-Whitewater Dining Services, a Purple Point account, resident hall door access, library card, and more. The HawkCard contains the name of the University, the student's name and photo, a bar code, and electronic encoding of the student's ID number. It will be used during the entire time a student is enrolled at UW-Whitewater. It can be used for proof of enrollment, if required, which entitles a student to a number of special privileges and services.
Students should visit the HawkCard office to report lost or stolen cards or go to the HawkCard website (www.uww.edu/uc/hawkcard) for other HawkCard-related business. A fee is assessed for all replacement cards. This office also handles the primary business functions of the UC.
(UC 159) Information Services provides campus information, sells tickets for various events, hosts the campus lost and found, and provides convenient services such as purchasing stamps, sending faxes, and making copies.
Old Main Ballroom
(UC 275) This large ballroom has dividable walls and a service elevator. It serves as a beautiful space for various campus and community events. The capacity is 400 or 150 seated with round tables.
(UC 253) UC Reservations serves as a place to reserve rooms in the UC and other campus locations. The UC has facilities for conferences, banquets, and special events for as few as four people and as many as 550.
Roberta's Art Gallery
(UC 158) Roberta’s Art Gallery provides exhibits and free workshops for students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community to view. It features four to six shows each semester and offers experiential art programs and hands-on workshops for the campus and community. All exhibits and programs are free and open to everyone.
(UC 76) Summers Auditorium is a multi-function theater with acoustical panels, full surround sound, widescreen projector, and seating for 230. The auditorium features weekend movies in addition to many other events.
University Dining Services
UW-Whitewater Dining Services offers a variety of convenient facilities to meet customers' dining needs. From made-to-order grilled items and gourmet sandwiches to salads and homemade bakery goods, UW-W Dining Services has the means to satisfy your appetite.
(UC 160) Brewed and specialty coffees from Milwaukee-based Colectivo. Coffee, Teas and Freshëns Smoothies. Snacks, salads, sandwiches and cold beverages are also available.
Uno Due Go
(UC 75) Features Brick Oven Pizza, like the Uno classic the Numero Uno® and the Chi-Town Tasting Plate®, we also serve a delicious grill menu that includes burgers and sliders.
Graham Street Cafe'
(UC 173) Savory Sandwiches made with artisan breads, gourmet cheeses… plus our signature chips made fresh daily.
Ike Schaffer Commons
(UC 176) A destination for breakfast and lunch! Omelets made to order, fruits and juices as well. At lunch time try Wild Greens Salads, Philly’s Authentic Cheesesteaks or a fresh pasta toss from pasta!pasta!pasta! The Commons includes many tables and soft furniture around a cozy fireplace.
*Dining areas are subject to change.
(UC 253A) Our team of catering and culinary experts will assist you in planning your event, big or small at any time of year. View our menus at https://uww.catertrax.com or contact our office at 262-472-5093.
UW Credit Union
(UC 72) The UW Credit Union is a student-friendly, full-service financial institution. Services include free checking, ATM/VISA, Debit Cards with unlimited withdrawals, auto loans, student loans, low fixed-rate credit cards, home loans, and free online banking. As an added convenience to student and community groups, UW Credit Union employees are available to give on-site Financial Education Seminars on a variety of financial topics including budgeting, credit, financial aid, preventing fraud and ID theft, and more. All UW students, faculty, staff, community members who live or work in a five-mile radius and their immediate family/household members automatically qualify for membership.
(UC 48) Warhawk Alley provides bowling, billiards, darts, game consoles, and other fun social activities. Warhawk Alley offers many specials, tournaments, and free entertainment for students!
Warhawk Connection Center
(UC 128) The Warhawk Connection Center houses many multicultural student organizations and four resources centers. The Warhawk Connection Center welcomes all student organizations to come develop and communicate with each other by providing a large and comfortable workspace with many resources.