Campus Attractions

Campus Attractions


Things to do and places to see

CNR Mural

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

Health Enhancement Center

Visitors may use the Aquatic Center, Climbing Wall, Multi-Activity Center, and Strength Fitness Center

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 24-acre lake, Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame, visitor center, and gift shop
2419 North Point Drive

University Store

Buy Pointer apparel, gift items, books, snacks, and balloon bouquets. Check website for hours.
Dreyfus University Center

University Surplus Store

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

University Museum of Natural History

Various exhibits, open to the public daily during the academic semesters, University Library

University Museum of Natural Hisotry “Story Time”

Events and performances

90-FM WWSP Student Radio Station

One of the leading student-operated radio stations 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


The Department of Music coordinates more than 200 concerts each year

Performing Arts Series

A variety of acclaimed performing artists

Pointer Athletics

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

Soiree Musicale

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

Theatre and Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance stages 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.

Edna Carlsten Gallery

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

Unique dining offering natural and organic food, open to the public weekly during 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

Baked goods, salads, grab-and-go sandwiches, snacks, and candy, open during academic year
University Library, second floor

Homegrown Café

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

Theatre and Dance Productions