UWM Initiative Helps Students Deal With Financial Emergencies

Oct 19, 2017

When students head off to college it can be the start of the most exhilarating and challenging times of their lives. Among those challenges is finding a way to pay for it all.

While most students do a pretty good job figuring out the finances, there are still those surprises, like a car that breaks down or an unexpected medical bill, that can throw any financial plan off track.

This fall UW-Milwaukee launched a new initiative designed to help students deal with financial emergencies so they can continue their studies. It’s called Panther Assist and here to talk about it is Becky Freer, interim Dean of Students .