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to see our freshwater scientists, students, and faculty in action.


Directions and Parking

From I-43S / I-94E (Traveling Southbound)

  • Exit at Lapham Boulevard/Mitchell Street (Exit 312A)
  • Turn left (east) onto W Lapham Boulevard
  • Turn left (north) onto S 1st Street
  • Turn right (east) onto E Greenfield Avenue
  • SFS is located at the far end of the street, on the left

From I-43N / I-94W (Traveling Northbound)

  • Exit at Lapham Boulevard/Greenfield Avenue (Exit 312A)
  • Turn right (east) onto W Lapham Boulevard
  • Turn left (north) onto S 1st Street
  • Turn right (east) onto E Greenfield Avenue
  • SFS is located at the far end of the street, on the left

Parking

  • Turn left from 1st Street onto Greenfield Avenue. Proceed under the railroad overpass and over the tracks.
  • Street parking is available on Greenfield Avenue.
  • Additional parking is available in the gravel lot west of the building.
  • The main entrance is located on the building’s south side along Greenfield Avenue. If parking in the gravel lot you may enter at the west entrance.
Student, Faculty, and Staff Shuttle

Off-Campus Shuttle is a service provided in part through Transportation Services and Be on the Safe Side (B.O.S.S.).  The Off-Campus Shuttle service is only available to students, faculty, and staff.

Requests for a ride can be made through a smartphone on the TapRide app. (Android / iOS download) If requests for a ride need to be made from a desktop computer visit, uwm.edu/transportation/saferide.

Call (414) 229-7431 to request a ride.

Fall and Spring Academic Periods:
7:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday through Friday during the Fall and Spring academic period.

  • Innovation Campus
  • Zilber School of Public Health
  • School of Freshwater Sciences
  • The Water Council (Global Water Center)
  • University Services Building (USRB)

There is no service available during the Summer and Winter academic periods for the School of Freshwater Sciences.

Contact Us

School of Freshwater Sciences
Great Lakes Research Facility

600 E Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 382-1700 Fax: (414) 382-1705