Visiting and Contact Info
|Admissions Office Contact:||Joshua Rybaski|
|Admissions Office Address:||Office of Admissions|
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
|Admissions Office Phone:||608-785-8939|
|Admissions Office Fax:||608-785-8940|
|Admissions Office Email:||email@example.com|
|Most Popular Places on Campus:||Recreation Eagle Center|
The 119 acre campus has 32 buildings, including 19 used for instruction, academic support and administrative purposes; 11 residence halls and three student centers.
|Most Popular Places Off Campus:||Grandad Bluff|
Mississippi River/Riverside Park
Hixon Forest Hiking Trails
Historic Shopping and Entertainment District
The campus is in a residential neighborhood in the City of La Crosse (city population ~52,000; metropolitan area pop. 107,000). A major point of interest on the "Great River Road" that winds north and south through 10 states along the Mississipi River, La Crosse is on the east bank of the river below towering bluffs separated by steep-walled ravines known as coulees. The 7 Rivers Region is famous for its exceptional natural beauty. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide a year-round invitation to those who enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing, hunting, fishing, skating, riding, camping and hiking. The community is at the western end of a statewide network of bicycle trails.
|Campus Visiting Center:||No|
| Appointment Required:||Yes|
| Tour Dates:||Year-round|
| Times:||11:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.|
|Average Length:||1 hour|
|Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|On Campus Interviews:||Yes|
|Start Date for High School Juniors:||September 1 of Junior Year|
|Length of Advance Notice:||1 week|
|Saturday Appointments Available:||No|
|Average Length of Interview:||45 min.|
|Times:||Selected dates and Campus Close-Up programs|
|Email Address to Sign-Up:||email@example.com|
|Arrangements:||Contact Coach Directly|
|Advance Notice:||2 weeks|
|Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:||email@example.com|
| Describe:||Contact Academic Department of interest.|
|Overnight Dorm Stays:||Not Available|
|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
La Crosse is on direct transportation routes between Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison and Minneapolis-St. Paul. It is served by Amtrack (Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul line) and bus lines. Scenic highways (Interstate 90 in particular) connect La Crosse with Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Rochester and the Twin Cities. American Eagle and Delta airlines provide regular passenger service to major midwestern air terminals. Local transit is available via the MTU and Apple Trolley between La Crescent, MN and La Crosse.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
From the west:
Exit Interstate I-90 at Onalaska Highway 157 (Exit 4). Turn right on Highway 157 and then right again onto Highway 16. Drive 3.5 miles and turn right on La Crosse Street and then left on East Avenue to campus.
From the north:
Highways 61 on the Minnesota side of the Mississippi and 53 on the Wisconsin side join Interstate I-90.
If traveling south on Highway 61, go east on I-90 to Highway 157 (Exit 4). Turn right onto Highway 157 and then right again onto Highway 16. Drive 3.5 miles and turn right on La Crosse Street and then left on East Avenue to campus.
If traveling south on Highway 53 (go over I-90 at Exit 4). Follow Highway 157 to Highway 16. Turn right on Highway 16. Drive 3.5 miles and turn right on La Crosse Street and then left on East Avenue to campus.
From the east:
Travelers heading west to La Crosse on Interstate I-90 exit at Onalaska-La Crosse Highway 16 (Exit 5). Turn left onto Highway 16. Drive 4.8 miles and right on La Crosse Street and then left on East Avenue to campus.
From the south:
Highway 14, 61, and 35 enter the city on the south. Follow the green "UW-La Crosse" signs north on Losey Boulevard to Highway 16 (3.0 miles). Turn left on La Crosse Street and then left on East Avenue to campus.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
There are many hotel/motel accommodations available in the area. Downtown La Crosse features the Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, and the Radisson Hotel. Close by on the north side of La Crosse is the Best Western, Brookstone Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Excel Inn, Hampton Inn, Road Star, and Super 8. The Valley View Mall/Onalaska area includes Baymont Inn, Comfort Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Microtel.
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
Additional accommodations are available in West Salem, Wisconsin (15 minutes from campus); Sparta, Wisconsin (30 minutes from campus); and Winona, Minnesota (45 minutes from campus).