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Viewpoint Days: Schedule & Details

Things to Know Before You Visit:

  • Parking: The only free parking available for weekday ViewPoints is in University Lot X - you do not need to plug the meters.  All campus lots are open and free on Saturdays, although Lot X is closest to your destination.  You do not need to plug the meters in any lot on Saturdays.  The lots are referenced on your map and driving directions below.
  • Check-in is from 8:00-8:45 a.m., during which an information fair will be held.  Come early to speak with representatives from various student services on campus!
  • Lunch tickets will be sold at the event for $5.50 each. Lunch will be served in the DeBot Center, our main campus dining facility.
  • Please note that we cannot guarantee the availability of every academic department for the academic information sessions.  If you want to make sure that your areas of interest are represented, please call the Admissions Office at (715) 346-2441 at least one week in advance of your chosen ViewPoint date.

 

Your Schedule for the Day:

8:00-8:45 am​
Check-in
Refreshments
Information Fair
Laird Room in Dreyfus University Center (Building #40)
Come early to speak with people from across campus!

8:45-9:15 Welcome - General Information from Admissions and Career Services See Above
9:15-10:00 Student Panel See Above
10:00-10:15 Break/Purchase Lunch Tickets See Above
10:15-10:45 Financial Aid Panel
See Above
10:45-11:00 Academic Session Breakout Admissions staff will escort
11:00-12:00 Academic Department Sessions
Various locations on campus
12:00-1:00

Lunch

Debot Dining Center (Building #42)
12:00-1:30pm ​Residence Hall and Campus Tours (ongoing) *
​Departing from lower level of Debot Dining Center (Building #42)
 
*Please note that the last tour leaves at 1:30pm.  Tours last approximately one hour.
 
 

Driving Directions to UW-Stevens Point:

  • From Green Bay and eastern Wisconsin
    Take Highway 29 to Wausau, then I-39/ Hwy 51 south to Stevens Point.  Take exit 159 and drive west on Stanley Street into the city.  Lot X is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Fremont Street.

    OR Take Highway 41 to Appleton , then Highway 10 west from the Fox River Valley.  Then follow Highway 66 west into Stevens Point.   Turn right onto Fremont Street.  Lot X is located about 2 blocks north on the left.
  • From Madison and southern Wisconsin
    Take I-39/Hwy 51 north to Stevens Point. Take exit 159 and drive west on Stanley Street into the city.  Lot X is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Fremont Street.

  • From the Milwaukee area
    Take I-94 west and north to I-39/Hwy 51 above Madison. Take I-39/Hwy 51 north to Stevens Point . Take exit 159 and drive west on Stanley Street into the city.  Lot X is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Fremont Street.

  • From Minneapolis/St. Paul and western Wisconsin 
    Take I-94 east to Hwy 29 east. Follow Highway 29 east to Wausau, and then take I-39/Hwy 51 south to Stevens Point. Take exit 159 and drive west on Stanley Street into the city. Lot X is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Fremont Street.

    OR Take I-94 east and south to Osseo.  Take Highway 10 east past Junction City and then follow County HH into Stevens Point.  Turn left onto Hwy 66 east.  Turn left onto Fremont Street.  Lot X is located about 3 blocks north on the left.

  • From Wausau and northern Wisconsin
    Take I-39/Hwy 51 south to Stevens Point. Take exit 159 and drive west on Stanley Street into the city. Lot X is located on the corner of Stanley Street and Fremont Street.​

Important Parking Information: The only free parking available for Weekday ViewPoints is in University Lot X - You do not need to plug the parking meters.  Free parking is available in all campus lots on Saturdays, although we encourage you to park in Lot X.  You do not need to plug the meters in any lot on Saturdays.

 
 

A campus map can be found here.

Area Hotels can be found here. Be sure to ask if they have special rates for UWSP visitors!  

Questions?  Please don't hesitate to call us at 715-346-2441 or send us an e-mail to admiss@uwsp.edu.​