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Parking and Directions



Parking is available in any open University lot on commencement day. Parking lots 15 and 7 are the most convenient lots to park in for commencement. There also is a parking ramp in close proximity to Kolf Sports Center. When these lots are full, parking attendants will direct you to the closest available parking lot.

Weather permitting, golf cart shuttles will provide complimentary shuttle service to the outlying parking lots.

Check out our campus map for more parking information.

Restrictions and Reserved Parking

Please do not park in any restricted/reserved areas or in disabled parking spaces without a disability permit. In addition, parking for handicap individuals or individuals with mobility issues is accessible in a section of lot 13 on the west side of the building (handicap or special parking permit required).

Please contact us for special parking permits by using our online form.


Kolf Sports Center
785 High Ave.
Oshkosh, WI  54901


The city of Oshkosh is located 90 miles north of Milwaukee, 160 miles north of Chicago and 270 miles east of Minneapolis. Air service to Oshkosh via United Express is available at the Wittman Regional Airport. The Outagamie Regional Airport in Appleton (25 miles north of Oshkosh) is served by United Express, Northwest Airlink, Delta and Midwest Air Express.

From Highway 41

Hwy. 44 exit to Kolf Sports Center:

Exit Hwy 44

Turn east toward Oshkosh (airport will be on your right).

Continue through the light and you will now be on South Park Avenue.

Take a left on Ohio Street (Ohio St. becomes Wisconsin St.) and continue over the Wisconsin Street Bridge (over the Fox River). Once across the bridge, you will take the first left onto Pearl Avenue. Kolf Sports Center is on the right.

Hwy. 21 exit to Kolf Sports Center:

Head west on Oshkosh Ave toward Fox St

At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Oshkosh Avenue.

Continue onto WI-21/Oshkosh Ave

Continue to follow WI-21

Turn right onto High Ave

Destination will be on the right

9th Ave. exit to Kolf Sports Center:

Exit at 9th Ave. (exit 117)

Turn east onto W. 9th Ave.

Turn left onto Ohio Street (WI 44). Continue to follow WI-44 (Ohio Street becomes Wisconsin Street at the bridge) over the bridge.

Turn left onto Pearl Av.

End at rear entrance of Kolf (physical address is 785 High Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 54901)

UW Oshkosh Special Events Office  
(920) 424-3300

Culver Family Welcome Center
625 Pearl Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901