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UWM at Waukesha Library FAQ's: General Library Information

Frequently asked questions at the UWM at Waukesha Library


The library is located in Northview Hall on the UWM at Waukesha campus.

UWM at Waukesha Library
1500 N. University Dr.
Waukesha, WI  53188

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2020 Academic Year Library Hours

Mon-Thurs.    8am-5pm
Friday             8am-4pm
Saturday         Closed
Sunday           Closed

Library hours vary during Interim periods.  

Who may use the library?

The library is open to students registered at the UWM at Waukesha campus along with those registered at the UWM main campus, and the Washington County branch..

The library is also open to the community, but they must become a Community Borrower to check out books.

How do I check out materials

You need a student ID to check materials out of the library. The library is also the place to get your Panther Card, just upload a selfie using this link: .Then come to the Library Information Desk between 8 am and 4:30 pm M-F and we will print it out for you. Panther Cards can be printed in advance for evening-only students upon request (email us at

A student ID is needed to check things out of the library.



Additional items for check out include:

  • laptops
  • calculators
  • headphones
  • phone chargers
  • web cams
  • jumper cables
  • umbrellas
  • portable DVD writer/reader