This article contains frequently asked questions about PAWS

PAWSFrequently Asked Questions

Q: Why can't a client log into PAWS?

A:   Client'saccount is not activated
Client had been accepted to the University but never enrolled in classes
Password issue
Browser issue

Q:  Why can't a client adda class that s/he dropped previously in the same semester?

A:  Clientwill need to speak to the Registration Office at (414) 229-2504.

Q:  Whywon't a permission number work?

A:  Permissionnumbers are valid for one use only (even if an error occurs). Contact the instructor for another permission number, if possible.  If the instructor is not available, speak to the Registration Office at (414)229-2504

Q:  Whenwill a student be in a class if s/he is on a wait list?

A:  Studentson wait lists will automatically be processed Tuesday nights with first comefirst serve basis. Being on the wait list does not guarantee a spot in thecourse.

Q:  Why can't a clientchange their address?

A:  A student will need to speak to the Departmentof Enrollment Services (DES) (414) 229-3800 A faculty will need to speak to thePayroll Office at (414) 229-5804. If the student is attempting to change their address to somewhere outside of the United States, the student must contact the Registrar's office (414) 229-4040 to complete the change.

Q:  What does a student do if a course is full andthere is no wait list for the course?

A:  An add/drop form must be filled out and handedinto the Department of Enrollment Services (DES) in Mellencamp Hall 274. Formscan also be handed into Bolton Hall 272, usually if there was an issue with theform.

Q:  Whydoes my information still show in the UWM White Pages after restricting it inPAWS?

A:  Restricting contactinformation in PAWS will only hide a client's Home Address & phone number.All public information can be restricted by filling out a Student Record DataChange Form in Enrollment Services Information Center (Mellencamp Hall 274).More information can be found in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act(FERPA) page "Your Rights as a Student".

Q:  When will a class appear in my classlist after I sign up?

A:  Systems sync at 2:00 a.m. nightly, so if you have signed up for a class through PAWS, it will appear in your D2L classlist after 2:00 a.m. the next morning. 

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Created:2014-07-22 16:13 CDTUpdated:2016-10-28 11:56 CDT
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