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The School of Continuing Education is conveniently located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It occupies a 100,000 square foot modern adult education and conference facility on the sixth and seventh floors of the Plankinton Building at 161 West Wisconsin Avenue.

The other schools and colleges that comprise UWM are located just north of downtown on a beautiful, spacious campus between the Locust Street and Capital Drive exits east of Interstate-43.

Directions to UWM School of Continuing Education

Driving Directions
Getting to and from UWM SCE
Looking for the easiest way to get to UWM? Use the map to the left to find the most direct route. Feel free to bookmark this page ( as the map will be updated to reflect major road construction.  

From the parking structure, enter the Plankinton Building/Grand Avenue Mall and cross the Rotunda to the elevators on the north side of the building (closest to Wisconsin Avenue). Take the elevators to the sixth (in person registration and School offices) or seventh (classrooms) floor.

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Parking Information for Participants Enrolled in School of Continuing Education Courses and Programs

Location: Ample parking for the UWM School of Continuing Education is available in the adjacent Shops of Grand Avenue parking structure. The structure is easily entered from Plankinton Avenue between Wisconsin Avenue and Michigan Street. 

Shops of Grand Avenue Parking Structure Discounts: The School of Continuing Education provides a parking discount for participants in its classes/programs who park in the Grand Avenue structure. Please bring your parking gate ticket to the 7th floor reception desk to have it validated and to receive a $3 sticker. The validation entitles you to the special UWM daytime rate of $6, regardless of day of the week, time of day or length of stay. The $3 sticker can then be applied toward that $6 charge resulting in a remaining fee of just $3.

PLEASE NOTE: Overnight Parking in the Shops of Grand Avenue structure is not covered by the School of Continuing Education validation and will result in additional cost.

Additional options: Downtown Milwaukee has over 42,000 off-street and on-street parking spaces available. Visit to find the rates and locations that work best for you.*

If you are staying overnight: Many of the downtown hotels have their own parking facilities. Please check with the hotel in which you are staying for their parking information.

Bus Routes
Link to the Milwaukee County Transit System site for information on bus routes.*

*UWM is not specifically affiliated with this organization.

Where to Stay
Visit for an abundance of nearby lodging and entertainment options.

For more information, contact:
Customer Service,, 414-227-3200, 800-222-3623