Hospitality

Housing

We heartily recommend staying on campus during your GPU session. Overnight housing is available at Ogg Hall, a UW residence hall located on the southeast corner of Park and Dayton streets. Rooms in Ogg Hall are designed to accommodate two people, and a rollaway bed is provided for a third person. Children must share a room with an adult.

Each room in Ogg Hall contains:

  • Two single beds with blankets, linens and pillows
  • Towels, washcloths and soap
  • Air conditioning
  • Small refrigerator
  • Free wireless Internet
  • Small television with cable
  • Digital television connections for laptops
  • Clock radio
  • Bottled water and drinking glasses

Additionally, Ogg Hall provides 24-hour coffee and tea service in its first-floor kitchen.

During registration, you will be able to select a one- or two-night stay in Ogg Hall. You may also choose to not reserve housing.

Hotel Stay

There are three room block choices if you do not wish to stay at Ogg Hall. You are responsible for arranging your own off-campus housing.

DoubleTree

To reserve rooms at the Doubletree Hotel, please call 608-251-5511 or visit the links for each session below:
Session I

  • Group Name: Grandparent’s University
  • Group Code: GU1
  • Check-in: 08-JUL-2020
  • Check-out: 11-JUL-2020
  • Book Now

Session II

  • Group Name: Grandparent’s University
  • Group Code: GU2
  • Check-in: 15-JUL-2020
  • Check-out: 18-JUL-2020
  • Book Now

Session III

  • Group Name: Grandparent’s University
  • Group Code: GU3
  • Check-in: 22-JUL-2020
  • Check-out: 25-JUL-2020
  • Book Now

Lowell

Session I

  • Event Title: GPU Guest Room Block (Event #:104810)
  • Arrival/Departure Dates: July 8, 2020 – July 11, 2020
  • When calling to make reservations, your guests should refer to group code: GPU3
  • Book Now

Session II

  • Event Title: GPU Guest Room Block (Event #:104812)
  • Arrival/Departure Dates: July 15, 2020 – July 18, 2020
  • When calling to make reservations, your guests should refer to group code: GPU2
  • Book Now

Session III

  • Event Title: GPU Guest Room Block (Event #:104814)
  • Arrival/Departure Dates: July 22, 2020 – July 25, 2020
  • When calling to make reservations, your guests should refer to group code: GPU
  • Book Now

Fluno

Session II

  • Event Title: Grandparents Weekend 2020
  • Thursday, 7/16/20 – Friday, 7/17/20
  • Call 1-877-773-5866 or 608-441-7117
  • Email: reservations@fluno.com

Session III

  • Event Title: Grandparents Weekend 2020
  • Wednesday, 7/22/20 – Friday, 7/24/20
  • Call 1-877-773-5866 or 608-441-7117
  • Email: reservations@fluno.com

An additional block of hotel rooms is set aside at the Fluno Center. To make a reservation, please call 877-773-5866 or 608-441-7117 and use the group code Grandparents University. You can also send an email to reservations@fluno.com or fill out an online reservation at fluno.com.

Meals

All meals are included in the GPU program fee.

You may purchase additional dinner tickets via registration for family members who are not registered for GPU and will join you for dinner and the GPU 20th Birthday Party. For 2020, tickets costs $15 per person.

View the menu available for all meal plans. You will be eating at the Avenue Market, which is located inside the Gordon Dining and Events Center. Your meal plan includes one breakfast and two lunches. Snacks during break time during the major are included. Additional dinners or snacks are not included.

Parking

Parking passes are available for purchase via registration only. Parking passes will not be available for purchase during the program. You may contact the GPU team after you register if you need to add a parking pass.

A UW parking permit that is valid for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday costs $40. A permit that is valid for Thursday and Friday costs $28.

Parking passes will be mailed in June 2020.