Campus

Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
Weidner Center for the
Performing Arts
Shorewood Golf Course
Shorewood Golf Course
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay offers a wide array of undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs and select master's level programs. UW-Green Bay emphasizes an interdisciplinary academic approach that offers opportunities for applied, hands-on learning, and stresses critical thinking and examining issues from multiple perspectives. The University encourages teaching excellence and innovation, community service, and racial and ethnic diversity.


On campus, students find a rich array of clubs, organizations and entertainment options, including a highly successful NCAA Division I athletics program and concerts by world-class entertainers at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The University was founded with a mission to offer an education that was interdisciplinary and focused on problem solving, and today it remains committed to providing students with opportunities for hands-on learning, research, internships, and community involvement.


Mary Ann Cofrin (MAC) Hall
Mary Ann Cofrin (MAC) Hall
Kress Events Center
Kress Events Center
The setting is safe, scenic, and comfortable, with the 230-acre Cofrin Arboretum with biking and hiking trails, a nine-hole golf course, and spectacular views of the bay. Academic buildings are connected by enclosed walkways. The institution is heavily invested in state-of-the-art academic facilities and special amenities for students. The eight-story Cofrin Library is regarded among the finest in the state. Other additions include a University Union and attractive on-campus housing with single rooms, private baths and apartment-style options.


Students, staff and community members enjoy many traditions including cultural events such as Pow Wow, Kwanza, and international food festivals, fall convocation, spring fling, and academic receptions.


Also available are the Kress Events Center facilities and programs, The Phoenix Bookstore, on-campus banking, and the communiversity park located on the bay of Green Bay.

Community

Green Bay is Wisconsin's third largest city (102,767 - 2000 Census). Top employers include manufacturing (particularly paper products, equipment for the paper industry, metal fabricating, and food products), services (particularly health care and insurance), transportation, tourism, and retailing. Green Bay hosts a foreign seaport and is also home to three-time NFL Super Bowl champions - the Green Bay Packers.

The area boasts a well-maintained park system, good public library system, public museums, wildlife sanctuary within the city, zoo, state historic park, and botanical garden. Green Bay and nearby communities have excellent schools. Green Bay is also the gateway to two areas of the state known for their natural beauty: the Door County peninsula and the "northwoods" country.

We have a community that values your role in keeping in vibrant. Green Bay celebrates the diversity of its people, traditions and experiences. Green Bay is centrally located between the Midwest's major cities with easy interstate travel and drive times.
  • 2 hours to Milwaukee
  • 3.5 hours to Chicago
  • 4.5 hours to St. Paul/Minneapolis
Green Bay is a warm and welcoming community where daytime temperatures range from 70's to the 90's in summer and the teens to the 40's in winter.

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