26th Linguistics Symposium 2011

Transportation and Parking

The UWM Student Union is located at 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. The Union parking structure provides ample parking. Additional parking may be found in the Klotche Center parking structure off N. Downer Ave. on the northeast corner of campus.

Hefter Conference Center

Please note that conference attendees lodging at one of the three designated hotels (See Accommodations) may use a limited shuttle service from those hotels to the UWM Campus. Otherwise, visit the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) website for public bus service or see driving directions below.

Driving to Campus from Downtown

UWM is located only a few miles north of downtown. The quickest, easiest, and most scenic way to get to the UWM campus is to drive up the lakefront on Lincoln Memorial Drive until it intersects with Lake Drive.

Scenic Lake Route from Downtown Area: Take I-794 east to Lakefront exit. Proceed 3 miles north along the lake on Lincoln Memorial Drive to the top of the hill, where Lincoln Memorial Drive becomes E. Kenwood Boulevard. Continue west on Kenwood Boulevard, pass Downer Avenue; the Union will be on your right. See neighborhood map, below, or see Google Maps and search "Downtown Milwaukee, UWM campus."

Driving to Campus from North of Milwaukee

Take I-43 south to the Capitol Dr. East exit. Proceed east on Capitol to N. Downer Ave., then south (right) on Downer five blocks to campus. See Google Maps, and search "Milwaukee, WI, UWM Campus."

Campus and Neighborhood Map

Map of Campus

Parking information and maps available from the UW-Milwaukee website are listed below:

Driving directions:

UWM neighborhood map:

Campus map (printable pdf):

Campus parking map:

Parking information for UWM visitors:

UWM visitors information:

Suggestion: For more detailed maps to the UWM campus, see Google maps. Search: 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI