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Request more information or visit our facility to see our freshwater scientists, students, and faculty in action.

UWM Parking & Transit provides shuttle vans for transportation to/from SFS from the main campus for students and staff during the spring and fall semesters.  To schedule a pick up, please call: (414) 229-7431, Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm or (414) 229-6469, Monday-Friday 6:00pm-2:00am and weekends.
*The shuttle vans do not operate during the summer.

Prospective students: view the events page and join us for an Information Session

Schedule a public tour

Contact us

General Information: (414) 382-1700
Fax: (414) 382-1705

Contact Us

School of Freshwater Sciences
Great Lakes Research Facility
600 E Greenfield Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204

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.