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Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jim Barret
Director of Enrollment Management

Address
Park Student Services Center
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Phone
7153462441

Email
admiss@uwsp.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
University Center/Brewhouse
Schmeeckle Reserve/Wisconsin Conservation Hall of
Health Enhancement Center
Allen Recreation Center
Fine Arts Building
The University Center houses the Information Center, Student Activities and Involvement Center, the university bookstore, meeting rooms, study lounges, Multicultural Center, and several dining options. The Schmeeckle Reserve is a 265-acre reserve available for educational and recreational use by students and community alike. The reserve includes a 24-acre lake and a 2 1/2 mile trail system used for recreational purposes. The Health Enhancement Center houses athletics, facilities for physical education programs, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, 7,500 square foot weight room, state-of-the-art training room, 8-lane indoor track with an infield for 6 tennis courts or 4 full-sized basketball courts, a fieldhouse and the Berg Gym. Allen Recreation Center provides a cardio-fitness facility, massage rooms, and a recreation center with rental equipment available for students. The Fine Arts Center houses the departments of Art and Design, Music, and Theatre and Dance. Concerts and drama productions are scheduled throughout the year in its two theatres. The Carlsten Art Gallery is also located here. Other highlights on campus include a huge mosaic on the outer, south wall of the College of Natural Resources building; a planetarium located in the Science Building; the Learning Resources Center which contains Instructional Media Services, the library, and the Museum of Natural History; and the Communication Arts Center which houses the student radio station, student newspaper and several television studios.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Green Circle Trail
SentryWorld Sports Center
Farmer's Market
Recreation/Parks System
Wisconsin River
The Green Circle Trail is a 26-mile trail circling the city of Stevens Point and linking scenic natural areas that follow along the Wisconsin and Plover Rivers. SentryWorld Sports Center, consistently ranked as one of the top 25 public courses in the nation and as one of Wisconsin's top 3 public courses, was designed by world famous golf architect Robert Trent Jones II. It is home to the signature "Flower Hole" with its awesome beauty of 45,000 individual annual flowers. SentryWorld Sports Center also offers tennis and racquetball facilities, dining and bar. The Stevens Point Farmer's Market, located in the downtown public square, is held daily, spring through fall. The Stevens Point area offers numerous parks that offer recreation and educational opportunities. This includes Heritage Park, a village of buildings from the early days of Portage County; Tomorrow River State Trail, a 14-mile trail open to bicyclists, snowmobilers and horseback riders; Standing Rocks County Park with 10 miles of trails, 18-hole disc golf course, cross-country skiing, and a 26 field target archery course; Collins Park with 25 campsites located on Collins Lake; Dubay Park with campsites and a 51 acre park located on Lake Dubay; Lake Emily Park; Jordan Park; Hartman Creek State Park; Bukolt Park located on the Plover River and offering facilities for sledding and softball, a nature center, outdoor ice skating, picnic area, play field, restrooms, swimming beach, volleyball, horseshoe pit, and lodge facilities available for family reunions and parties; and Goerke Park housing outdoor skating facilities, tennis courts, football field, and swimming pool. There are numerous other parks located throughout the area offering swimming, picnic areas, playground equipment, shelters, play fields, volleyball courts, softball diamonds, and more. Ohter attractions include the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, Korean War Memorial of Wisconsin, Mainstreet Historic District, Riverfront Arts Center, Stevens Point Brewery, Wisconsin River and Lake DuBay. The Stevens Point area offers numerous places of worship. Stevens Point has been voted as one of the 100 best places to live in the United States.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Generally 9AM-3PM
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admiss@uwsp.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Transportation options to campus include Central Wisconsin Airport (located in Mosinee, approximately 15 miles north of campus).

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the North or South on Highway I-39: Take Exit 161 to enter into Stevens Point on Business Hwy 51. Take a left at the fifth stop light (Hwy 10 East/Clark Street). Go three blocks and take a left on Fremont Street. The Admissions Office is located in the Park Student Services Building, about 1 1/2 blocks north on the left side. From the west on Highway 66: Follow Highway 66 East into Stevens Point. Go through the downtown area and into a residential area. Continue east past Division Street (Bus Hwy 51). Go three more blocks and take a left on Fremont Street. The Admissions Office is located in the Park Student Services Building, about 1 1/2 blocks north on the left side. From the east on Highway 66: Follow Highway 66 going west into Stevens Point. Continue into Stevens Point on Highway 66 past Michigan Avenue (an intersection with a traffic light and large junior high school on the corner). Continue two more blocks and take a right on Fremont Street. The Admissions Office is located in the Park Student Services Building, about 1 1/2 blocks north on the left side. From the east on Highway 66: Continue into Stevens Point (under the I-39 bypass) on Stanley Street until the street ends. Take a left. This will be Fremont Street. The Admissions Office is about 1 1/2 blocks south on the right hand side.

Local Accommodations
For more information, see: www.stevenspointarea.com Baymont Inn 4917 Main Street, Stevens Point 715-344-1900, 1-800-301-0200 www.baymontinn.com Comfort Suites 300 N. Division Street, Stevens Point 715-341-6000, 1-800-228-5150 www.comfortsuites.com/hotel/wi024 Country Inn and Suites 301 Division Street North, Stevens Point 715-345-7000, 1-800-456-4000 Fairfield Inn 5317 Hwy 10 East, Stevens Point 715-342-9300, 1-800-228-2800 Hawthorn Inn and Suites 1101 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point 715-341-8100, 1-800-527-1133 Holiday Inn and Express 1101 Amber AV 715-344-0000 Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center 1101 Amber Av 715-344-0200 Point Motel 209 Division Street, Stevens Point 715-344-8312, 866-344-8312 www.pointmotel.com RoadStar Inn 159 Division Street, Stevens Point 715-341-9090, 1-800-445-INNS A Victorian Swan on Water Bed and Breakfast 1716 Water Street, Stevens Point 715-345-0595, 1-800-494-9886 www.bbinternet.com/victorian-swan Dreams of Yesteryear Bed and Breakfast 1100 Brawley Street, Stevens Point 715-341-4525 www.dreamsofyesteryear.com The Inn on Main Street 2141 Main Street, Stevens Point 715-343-0373, 1-866-491-4010 www.innonmainstreet.com

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Applicants: 4,316
Acceptance Rate: 83%
Average HS GPA: 3.29







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