Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

University Facilities


2010-2012 Catalog

University Facilities

The UW-Superior campus is situated on 125 acres in a quiet residential neighborhood. Most academic buildings and residence halls are located on the main campus at Belknap Street and Catlin Avenue. The south campus, at Catlin Avenue and North 28th Street, includes a residence hall, sports arena and other athletic facilities.

Specialized labs and facilities offer numerous opportunities for hands-on work. Computer labs are located in nearly all academic buildings, the student union and all residence halls. Specialized art studios, soundproof practice rooms for musicians, and two theaters with a large scene workshop are available on campus. Other specialized facilities include a media lab, film and video studio, radio studio, and advanced computer lab. 

 

Academic Buildings

OLD MAIN is the central building on campus, containing classrooms and computer labs as well as offices for university administration and student services, the Multicultural Center and the Center for Continuing Education/Extension

ERLANSON HALL houses classrooms and faculty offices for the Department of Business and Economics. It also contains the Center for Economic Development, Transportation and Logistics Research Center and the Distance Learning Center.

BARSTOW HALL contains classrooms, laboratories, faculty offices and research areas for the Department of Natural Sciences.

McCASKILL HALL houses offices and classrooms for the Educational Leadership Department; the Technology Resource Center, which includes a media lab and interactive distance education classroom; Kathryn Ohman Theater; Lake Superior Research Institute, and science laboratories.

HOLDEN FINE AND APPLIED ARTS CENTER houses the departments of Visual Arts, Communicating Arts, and Music. It includes Kruk Art Gallery, Manion Theatre, Experimental Theatre, Webb Recital Hall, and numerous art studios and music practice rooms.

JIM DAN HILL LIBRARY is a completely renovated, up-to-date facility that houses a collection of books, periodicals, government documents, videos/DVDs, and online databases to support learning, teaching and scholarly activity. The library is a selective depository library in the Federal Depository Library Program and for State of Wisconsin documents. It has many legal resources.  The Special Collections area includes the Lake Superior Maritime Collection, University Archives, the State Area Research Center, and the Beecroft Collection. The library provides personal computers connected to the campus network as well as notebook and netbook computers available for check-out to access the campus wireless network. Many study rooms are available. Each includes a video/DVD player, TV monitor and a network connection for use with the notebooks/netbooks. The library has a technology-enhanced classroom, featuring a SMART board, for library instruction.

SUNDQUIST HALL houses faculty offices as well as the First Nations Studies offices.

HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER houses the Health and Human Performance Department, athletic programs, and campus recreation facilities. The building includes a field house with indoor track, 3,000-seat gymnasium, fitness center, weight room, racquetball courts, climbing wall, swimming pool, dance studio, faculty and coaches' offices, and offices for the campus recreation and intramural programs.

 

Residence Halls

CROWNHART HALL is a women's and men's residence hall. It is located on the north end of campus. Crownhart Hall features centrally located restrooms with private bathrooms. 

CURRAN-McNEILL HALL is a women's and men's hall. It is located in the middle of campus. Handicap accessible rooms are located in Curran-McNeill.

OSTRANDER HALL is a women's and men's hall and is located in the middle of campus.

ROSS HALL is a women's and men's hall. It is located on the south end of campus.  

Student Union and Dining Facility

The Yellowjacket Union houses the Union Café, 'Jacket Java and a pizza grill; a student opportunity center, including student organization offices; lounge areas; meeting rooms and event spaces; access to computers; television viewing and gaming areas; 'Jacket Book & Supply; an ATM; residence hall mailboxes; Career Services; and the First Year Experience program.

 

Athletic Facilities

HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER is home for many UW-Superior Yellowjacket athletic programs. See the listing under Academic Buildings.

WESSMAN ARENA is home of the UW-Superior Yellowjacket men's and women's hockey teams. It also is used for intramural sports and physical education classes during the winter. It is located on the south campus at Catlin Avenue and North 28th Street.

ALL-WEATHER RUNNING TRACK is a track-and-field area located on the South Campus. It includes an eight-lane track and facilities for shot put, discus, pole vault and other events.

TED WHEREATT BASEBALL FIELD is located on the south campus west of Ross Hall. The field is equipped with above-ground dugouts, limited bleacher seating and scoreboard.

OLE HAUGSRUD MEMORIAL STADIUM is a lighted outdoor facility with a seating capacity of 4,000.  

Service Facilities

PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING is located at the university's main entrance at Catlin Avenue and Belknap Street. It houses the Campus Safety Office, Parking Services, and the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

CAMPUS WELCOME CENTER is located at the university's main entrance at Catlin Avenue and Belknap Street. Its staff provides information to students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.

SERVICES CENTER provides space for warehousing and shipping and receiving operations, maintenance shops, motor pool and physical plant administration.

CHARLES HALBERT HEATING PLANT provides steam to heat university buildings.

 

 


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