Directions and Parking

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Directions

From Highway 41
  1. Exit at Highway 21 (Exit 119). Follow 21 east (Oshkosh Ave.) past La Quinta Inn and Two Brothers Restaurant to High Ave. (first stoplight after crossing the Fox River).
  2. Turn right onto High Ave. Get into left lane and proceed 2 blocks.
  3. Turn left on New York Ave. Cross Algoma Blvd.
  4. Go another block, turn right onto Elmwood Ave. Parking lot 34 is on left side of street across from Polk Library. Purchase a parking permit from uwosh.aimsparking.com.

Do not park in a restricted space.

From Neenah via Highway 45
  1. Follow 76 to Algoma Blvd. and turn right (Hardee’s is on the corner).
  2. On Algoma, turn right (by Lincoln School) onto Elmwood Ave. Follow Elmwood to parking lot 34 (right side of street across from Polk Library). Purchase a parking permit from uwosh.aimsparking.com.

Do not park in a restricted space.

From Fond du Lac via County Road A
  1. Follow 45 north (Main St. in Oshkosh) to Algoma Blvd. (a one-way street to the left – Washington Avenue goes to the right).
  2. Turn left onto Algoma.
  3. On Algoma, turn right (by Lincoln School) onto Elmwood Ave. Follow Elmwood to parking lot 34 (right side of street across from Polk Library). Purchase a parking permit from uwosh.aimsparking.com.

Do not park in a restricted space.

From Neenah via County Road A
  1. County A becomes Bowen Street in Oshkosh. Follow Bowen to Murdock Ave. and turn right.
  2. Follow Murdock to Jackson St. and turn left.
  3. Follow Jackson to Algoma Blvd. and turn right (Hardee’s is on the corner).
  4. Follow 45 north (Main St. in Oshkosh) to Algoma Blvd. (a one-way street to the left – Washington Avenue goes to the right).
  5. Turn left onto Algoma.
  6. On Algoma, turn right (by Lincoln School) onto Elmwood Ave. Follow Elmwood to parking lot 34 (right side of street across from Polk Library). Purchase a parking permit from uwosh.aimsparking.com.

Do not park in a restricted space.

Parking

  • Lot 34 is the closest to Polk Library, but you will need a parking permit.
  • All-day parking is $5 and can be purchased at Parking Services in the lower level of Blackhawk Commons anytime after 7:45 am or online. Learn more about visitor parking permits.
  • Street parking is available in the area, but beware of limitations of hours.

**Do not park in a restricted space.

View parking maps on the UW Oshkosh Parking Services website. 

Side Entrance – Door L10

  1. Enter left side of Polk Library, door L10 (which faces Reeve Union) as you view the building from Elmwood Ave.
  2. Take stairs down to glass doors, enter building and proceed straight ahead in the hallway where signs are posted for Testing Services.

Overnight Accommodations

Gruenhagen Conference Center
208 Osceola St | (920) 424-1106

AmericInn Motel
1495 W. South Park Ave | (920) 232-0300

Fairfield Inn
1800 S. Koehler St | (920) 233-8504

Best Western Waterfront Hotel
1 N Main Street | (920) 230-1900

Hawthorne Inn and Suites
3105 S. Washburn | (920) 303-1133

Hilton Garden Inn
1355 20th Ave | (920) 966-1300

Holiday Inn Express
2251 Westowne Ave | (920) 303-1300

LaQuinta
1950 Omro Rd | (920) 233-4190

Motel 6
1015 S. Washburn St | (920) 233-4300

Super 8 Motel
1581 W. South Park Ave | (920) 426-2885

Accessible Ramp/Elevator

  1. Use sidewalks to front door of Polk Library.
  2. Enter and immediately turn right in entry foyer. Elevator will be on your right.
  3. Go down to lower level.
  4. When you get off the elevator, turn to your right. It angles out into a long hallway until you see Testing Services signs (located on right side of the hall).

Testing Services

Polk Library, Lower Level - Room 4
801 Elmwood Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Contact Us

Phone: (920) 424-1432
Email: oshtesting@uwosh.edu