UWSP Campus Attractions
Things to do and places to see
Includes a quarter-million 2x2-inch hand-decorated ceramic tiles individually placed by volunteers, finished in 1982, south wall Trainer Natural Resources Buildin.
Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals
Rent outdoor and camping equipment, backyard games and more
Planetarium and Observatory
The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and the Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory hold free public programs throughout the year, A217 Science Building
Buy Pointer apparel, gifts and books. Check website for hours. Dreyfus University Center
Museum of Natural History
Various exhibits, open to the public daily during the academic semesters, Albertson Hall.
Edna Carlsten Gallery
Exhibits by noted regional, national and international artists, free and open to the public, Noel Fine Arts Center,
Marshfield Clinic Health Systems Champions Hall
Visitors may use the Aquatic Center, Climbing Wall, Multi-Activity Center and Strength Fitness Center.
Enjoy nature with more than five miles of trails and boardwalks, a 25-acre lake, Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame, visitor center and gift shop, 2419 North Point Drive.
University Surplus Store
Open to the public. Check website for hours. 601 Division St
Events and performances
90-FM WWSP Student Radio Station
A leading student-operated radio station in the Midwest, broadcasting on 89.9 FM, host to world’s largest Trivia contest
Annual fundraiser for art and design student scholarships.
A great championship tradition with a full schedule of NCAA athletics
Theatre and Dance Department
Several theatrical and dance productions throughout the academic year.
125th Year Anniversary
Follow the below link for special anniversary event
American Suzuki Institute
The oldest Suzuki music training experience outside of Japan, hosted by the Aber Suzuki Center, Room 147, Noel Fine Arts Center
More than 200 concerts each year,
Annual showcase of music entertainment to raise scholarship funds for music students
University Information and Tickets Office
Purchase tickets for events. Dreyfus University Center
Places to eat
Share ideas and stories, enjoy a friendly game of billiards, a cup of coffee and even a cold beer, lower level, Dreyfus University Center.
Common Ground Cafe
Baked goods, smoothies, coffees, first floor, Chemistry Biology Building.
Natural and organic food, open to the public Monday-Friday for breakfast and lunch, first floor, College of Professional Studies.
DUC Food Court
Grab-and-go items, breakfast, salad bar, pizza, pasta, deli, stir fry and grilled choices, second floor, Dreyfus University Center.
Smoothies, locally roasted coffees, lattes, selection of organic and natural foods, ice cream and bakery items, concourse, Dreyfus University Center
Wausau Campus Attractions
Exhibits October through May, located in South Hall.
Located near the Student Union in Room 167.
UW Center for Civic Engagement
Theatre, small art gallery, Wisconsin Public Radio, Continuing Education and Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service.
James F. Veninga Theater
Music concerts, theatre performances, located in the UW Center for Civic Engagement.
For a list of upcoming arts opportunities at the Wausau campus
Marshfield Campus Attractions
A 99-acre public natural area.
Located off the Upper Commons near the Physical Education Building.
Everett Roehl STEM Center
Features chemistry, microbiology and nursing programs, community room
Visual arts exhibits, lectures and demonstrations, Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building lobby.
Helen Connor Laird Theatre
Campus and community music and theatre performances, Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building.
For a list of upcoming arts opportunities at the Marshfield campus