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Maps and Directions

We’re excited to welcome you to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh! Please use this page as a resource for planning your trip to UWO. If you have any questions or need directions as you are driving, please contact our front desk at (920) 424-3164.


800 Algoma Boulevard
Dempsey Hall Room 135
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Location in Dempsey Hall:

We are located on the first floor. When you enter from the main doors along Algoma Boulevard, proceed straight. Our office will be on your right.

Important Note for Saturday Guests:

Please note that if you are visiting on Saturday, our main office in Dempsey is closed. Your visit (presentation and tour) will start and end in the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center. The phone number for this facility is (920) 424-3300.

The address of the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center is:

625 Pearl Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901



All guests who scheduled weekday visits after Aug. 30, 2016 will receive parking permits electronically. We will email you a confirmation email and parking permit after your visit has been scheduled. 

If you are unable to print the permit, please pick up a permit from our Parking Service Office on the day of your visit. Parking Services is located next to Lot 15 in the basement of Blackhawk Commons.

Parking is allowed in any staff/commuter/visitor/student lot indicated in yellow on our campus map. You do not need to use a pay station.

Your parking permit is only valid for the date and vehicle displayed on the permit. If you reschedule your visit, you will need a new permit.

You may not park in reserved or metered spaces. Overnight parking is prohibited.

Please note that you do NOT need a parking permit for Saturday visits.


Driving Directions

Parking Lot DirectionsThe following instructions are for guests who are planning an individual campus visit. If you are attending for a Preview Day, Advisement & Registration or other event, please refer to your specific confirmation materials for parking instructions on the day of your visit.

From Appleton, Green Bay and Other Points North

  1. Take Highway 41S and exit at US-45S/Algoma Blvd.
  2. Head left on Algoma Blvd and continue straight through roundabouts.
  3. Stay to the left as Algoma Blvd turns into High Avenue (one-way street).
  4. Proceed straight through traffic light to High Avenue.
  5. Continue straight through campus. Turn left on Osceola St. Turn left onto Algoma Boulevard. You will park in Lot 15, which is located on your left by Blackhawk Commons.

From Fond Du Lac, Milwaukee and Other Points South

  1. Take Highway 41N to Exit 119 for Omro Rd/WI-21.
  2. Head right off the highway toward Oshkosh Avenue. Continue straight through subsequent roundabouts.
  3. Turn right onto High Avenue.
  4. Continue straight through campus. Turn left on Osceola St. Turn left onto Algoma Boulevard. You will park in Lot 15, which is located on your left by Blackhawk Commons.


Campus Map


Please click here to download the 2016-2017 campus parking map.

Parking is permitted in any of the lots indicated in yellow on the map.


Hotel Information

If you are interested in overnight accommodations in Oshkosh, you may contact the following hotels for rate information and room availability:

Gruenhagen Conference Center (208 Osceola St) – 920-424-1106

View a full list of hotels near UW Oshkosh and in the Oshkosh/Fox Valley community at

For additional lodging and dining information, visit the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau website.



Construction Notes:

Please note that some highways, the City of Oshkosh and the UW Oshkosh campus may be experiencing construction. We suggest planning your travel to allow extra time in the event of delays. Please visit the Department of Transportation US 41 Project website for additional questions about road construction that may be specific to your route to campus.

UW Oshkosh Admissions
800 Algoma Boulevard
135 Dempsey Hall
Oshkosh, WI 54901


Hours of Operation:
M-F 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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