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Summer 2024 On-Campus Jobs

When classes end in May, UW-Whitewater continues to be open when students leave the campus for the summer.  Many departments hire UW-Whitewater students to help out during the summer months.  You do not need to be taking summer classes at UW-Whitewater to work on campus over the summer. 

Stay in on-campus housing for only $300 for the whole summer!  Check out this page to see more benefits of working on campus over the summer & find out information about all the fun things you can do in Whitewater and the surrounding area.

You'll find a list of current summer job opportunities at the bottom of this page.

There are many great reasons to work at UW-Whitewater over the summer!  

  • Reduced Cost Summer Housing: Any UWW student can choose to live on the UWW campus this summer for a very reduced price ($50 per week or $300 maximum for the entire summer).  For questions about summer housing, please contact University Housing at  Summer contracts are available beginning April 1, 2024 on the Housing website.
  • Flexible Hours & Higher Pay for Campus Jobs: Some departments offer a higher pay rate for students working on campus over the summer, and many offer flexible part-time or full-time work schedules.
  • Build Your Resume: Summer campus jobs typically offer more responsibility and additional projects to help you build your skills and add experiences to your resume.
  • Get to Know UW-Whitewater: Learn more about our campus & build connections with coworkers, supervisors and UWW staff members. You can also enjoy the beautiful landscaping our campus offers during the summer months!
  • Fun Things to Do in the Whitewater Community: Whitewater and the surrounding communities have a lot to offer! With lots of restaurants, indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, events and entertainment available all summer, there’s a lot to do in your free time.  Check out next tab for a list of some of the awesome things you can do in the Whitewater area during the summer months.

Summer 2024 Dining Dollar Plans

  • Summer Dining Dollar Plans are effective Wednesday, May 15, 2024 and are placed on the student bill
  • For Summer 2024, the overhead charge for purchasing a Summer Dining Dollar plan has been waived.  Students can purchase 300 Dining Dollars with the entire amount being available to use to dine on campus.
  • When Dining Dollars are used there is a savings of 10 to 15% depending on location, plus sales tax!  Additional Dining Dollars can be purchased at any time.  Unused Dining Dollars will roll over into the Fall semester.
  • For questions about Dining Dollars, please contact the HawkCard Office in University Center Room 250 at 262-472-1437 or

Summer On-Campus Dining Options

This summer there will be several options for you to utilize the Summer Dining Dollar Meal Plan:

  • University Center – Locations & Hours to be determined
  • Summer Fun with Food Truck - Dates to be determined
  • Dining Hall


  • Campus Dining Options:  See the tab above for summer on-campus dining information!
  • Local Dining Options: Whitewater area restaurants remain open year round.  Take advantage of the opportunity to discover more local restaurants with less wait time!  Check out a list of Whitewater restaurants here.   

Outdoor Recreation Activities:  Find more information on all the outdoor opportunities here

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Biking
  • Water Sports (Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing)
  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Golfing
  • Frisbee / Disc Golf on-campus
  • Rotary Skate Park at Brewery Hill Park

Indoor Recreation Activities:  Find more information on all the indoor opportunities here

  • Warhawk Alley: Open Monday-Friday 12-4pm during summer
  • Roberta's Art Gallery in the University Center
  • Williams Center / Rec Sports
  • Irvin L. Young Auditorium
  • Whitewater Aquatic & Fitness Center
  • Whitewater Cinema
  • Whitewater Cultural Arts Center
  • UW-Whitewater Library (Check out books, movies, video games, board games, gaming consoles & more)
  • Whitewater Public Library
  • Whitewater Makerspace
  • Studio 84

Whitewater Area Events:  Here are a few city-wide events happening in Whitewater this summer.  For a full list, and for more information, visit this page

  • Whitewater City-wide Rummage Sale (typically in May - 2024 date not available yet)
  • Whitewater City Market (Tuesdays 4pm-7pm) at the Historic Train Depot downtown
  • Whitewater Farmers Market (Saturdays 8am-12pm) at the Historic Train Depot downtown
  • Concerts in the Park / Family Fun Nights (Tuesdays 5:30-7pm) at Cravath Lake Park
  • Fourth of July Festival
  • Savory Sounds at the Whitewater Cultural Arts Center (Thursdays 11:30am-1pm) 
  • Maxwell Street Days

You'll find a list of the 20 most recently posted summer on-campus jobs on Handshake below!

  • Click the job title link to view additional information about the job
  • If you're interested in applying to the job, you'll need to log in to Handshake

Find More On-Campus Jobs on Handshake

There are many positions currently listed on Handshake besides the ones below.  Current students & students registered for classes have access to Handshake.  If you are accepted to UWW but haven't registered for classes yet, email to request a Handshake account. 

  1. Go to and log in with your NetID and password.  If this is your first time logging in, you'll need to set up your Handshake profile.
  2. Click on Jobs
  3. Select the "On-Campus" filter. 
  4. Type "Summer" as a keyword to see jobs available for summer

Read more about searching for on-campus jobs and see answers to some frequently asked questions here!

Summer Jobs at UW-Whitewater

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