UW-Platteville continuously looks for ways to make facilities and services accessible to all. We aim to reduce barriers to promote the inclusion of people with visual, hearing, motor, and cognitive disabilities. 

Transportation and Parking

There are many ways to get around Platteville without bringing your own car to campus. Buses, taxis, and LIFT provide transportation for all, including those who need accommodations.

Platteville Shuttle Bus

The city-campus shuttle bus is available to bring you to and from the UW-Platteville campus. Community members pay $1/ride, $20/semester or $30/year.

For more information on buses and shuttles, visit https://www.platteville.org/publicworks/page/transportation.

Platteville Taxi

The city taxi operates 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 6 a.m. - 3 a.m. Thursday-Saturday and 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sunday. Call 608.348.6767 to schedule a ride.


LIFT is a nonprofit organization that provides door-to-door rides throughout the region. Riders pay per mile. Call 877.798.5438 to schedule a ride.

Around Town

See an overview of all transportation options in the Platteville region.


For information regarding accessible parking policies and information for visitors and faculty, staff, and students see the links below.

Facilities and Events

Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts welcomes the community to year-round events. Parking is free Monday-Friday after 4 p.m. and on the weekends.

One-day parking permits are available for purchase at the University Box Office. Parking permits are required Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. during the academic year.

For complete information on wheelchair seating and hearing assistance headphones, please contact the house staff upon arrival. To request other disability accommodations, please contact the University Box Office at 608.342.1298 or 877.727.1CFA.

Pioneer Activity Center

Join us at the Pioneer Activity Center, the athletic and recreational facility on the UW-Platteville campus where students, faculty, staff, and community members can come to be more active and achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Patrons and guests with disabilities are requested to let us know if special services, assistance, or appropriate modifications are needed to use a facility or to fully participate in a program. Please contact the Pioneer Activity Center at 608.342.1577

Williams Fieldhouse/Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium

Whether you are attending a volleyball game in the Williams Fieldhouse, or watching a football game in the Pioneer Stadium, we invite you to enjoy UW-Platteville athletic events. For any disability accommodations, contact the Athletics Office at 608.342.1567.

Event Services

The Office or Event Services serves as a meeting and event planning resource for users of university space and services. In partnership with internal and external individuals and groups, the office marshals the many university service providers required to provide the best possible experience for campus visitors. See more on the Event Services page


We encourage all graduates and their families to attend this important ceremony and celebrate the achievements of our graduating students.

To request disability accommodations at graduation, contact the Registrar's office at 608.342.1321 or email registrar@uwplatt.edu.

Find Your Building or Facility

Use this campus map to find buildings and parking facilities for special events.

Preparing for an Emergency


The Residence Life Office assists residents who need modifications, such as telephone light strobe and furniture modifications to rooms for accessibility and medical needs.

Ensuring accessibility

If you have encountered a barrier on campus that prevented you from using our facilities, we want to know. Please click below and give us the details.

Report a Barrier

  • Services for Students with Disabilities
    Services for Students with Disabilities’ mission is to assist students with disabilities in obtaining reasonable academic and non-academic accommodations as well as auxiliary aids.  We work with students, faculty, and staff to ensure assessment of students’ abilities, not their disabilities.

    Testing Center
    The Testing Center offers testing accommodation services for students with disabilities who require alternatives to classroom testing.

    Writing and Tutoring Resources
    It is the mission of Tutoring Services (TS) to provide academic support in a welcoming, nonjudgmental and caring environment while promoting independent learning and improved academic skills.

    Student Health Services
    The Student Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville provides a broad range of health care services to the campus community.  Student Health Services can also assist with the short term disability accommodations.

    Distance Education Students
    The goal of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Distance Learning Center and the Services for Students with Disabilities Office is to create an accessible university community where students with disabilities can realize their full potential.

    Special Diet Accommodations for Dining Facilities
    To best meet your needs it is important you keep in contact with dining services staff whether it is the dietitian or each location’s chef or manager.

    Housing Accommodations
    For information about on campus housing options for students with disabilities.

  • Human Resources
    Human Resources serves, supports, and provides consistent, fair and ethical leadership to all employees of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  Human Resources serves as an ambassador of the University, advocates value for all employees, and encourages personal and professional development in support of a diverse global community.

    Accommodations Policy and Procedures
    It is the policy of The University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are employees or applicants for employment.

    Accommodations Statement Guideline
    All registration forms, program announcements, application materials, and marketing pieces advertising services, programs, or events, on or off campus, that are held by a department or group from UW-Platteville should state that reasonable disability accommodations will be provided upon request and indicate how an individual may request an accommodation.

    Services for Students with Disabilities
    Services for Students with Disabilities can work with faculty and staff to give them an understanding of the needs of students with disabilities and provide you with information about SSWD’s services, policies, and procedures.

    Teaching and Technology Center
    The Teaching and Technology Center provides faculty support services, programming, and resources in the pursuit of effective and innovative teaching that enhances learning at UW-Platteville.