Campus Attractions

University Museum of Natural History

Campus Attractions


UW-Stevens Point Campus Attractions


Things to do and places to see

CNR Mural

Includes a quarter-million 2×2-inch hand decorated ceramic tiles individually placed by volunteers, finished in 1982, south wall
Trainer Natural Resources Building

Edna Carlsten Gallery

Exhibits by noted regional, national, and international artists, free and open to the public
Noel Fine Arts Center

Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals

Rent outdoor and camping equipment, backyard games and more, click Fitness and Recreation

Health Enhancement Center

Visitors may use the Aquatic Center, Climbing Wall, Multi-Activity Center, and Strength Fitness Center.
Visit for details.

Planetarium and Observatory

The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and the Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory hold free public programs throughout the year
A217 Science Building

Schmeeckle Reserve

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 Store

Buy Pointer apparel, gifts and books. Check website for hours.
Dreyfus University Center

University Surplus Store

Open to the public. Check website for hours.
601 Division St.

Museum of Natural History

Various exhibits, open to the public daily during the academic semesters
Albertson Hall

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

American Suzuki Institute

The oldest Suzuki music training experience outside of Japan, hosted by the Aber Suzuki Center
Room 147, Noel Fine Arts Center

Arts Bash

Annual fundraiser for art and design student scholarships

Music Department

More than 200 concerts each year

Pointer Athletics

A great championship tradition with a full schedule of NCAA athletics
For tickets call 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378


Annual showcase of music entertainment to raise scholarship funds for music students

Theatre and Dance Department

Several theatrical and dance productions throughout the academic year

University Information and Tickets Office

Purchase tickets for events.
Dreyfus University Center
715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378.

125th Year Anniversary

Watch for special anniversary events

Places to eat

Basement Brewhaus

Share ideas and stories, enjoy a friendly game of billiards, a cup of coffee and even a cold beer
lower level, Dreyfus University Center

CPS Café

Natural and organic food, open to the public weekly during the academic year
first floor, College of Professional Studies Building

DUC Food Court

Grab-and-go items, breakfast, salad bar, pizza, pasta, deli, stir fry and grilled choices
second floor, Dreyfus University Center

Food for Thought Café

Soup and bagel bar, smoothies, coffees, sushi, grab-and-go items

Homegrown Café

Smoothies, locally roasted coffees, lattes, selection of organic and natural foods, ice cream and bakery items
concourse, Dreyfus University Center

Wausau Campus Attractions

Wausau Campus Attractions

Ahrnsbrak Gallery

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, see

Marshfield Campus Attractions

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

Gallery 450

Visual arts exhibits, lectures and demonstrations
Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building lobby

Helen Connor Laird Theatre

Campus and community music and theatre
Helen Connor Laird Fine Arts Building

For a list of upcoming arts opportunities at the Marshfield campus, see