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Welcome to Wilgus Hall
Wilgus Hall, named after James A. Wilgus and built in 1963, accommodates approximately 230 women. Wilgus is located on the corner of Greewood Avenue and College Drive. Wilgus Hall is specifically unique because is an all-women’s residence hall. This living option offers a terrific opportunity for women to build a close community within the hall. Each floor features a kitchenette and lounge area for the convenience of its residents. Wilgus hall has a newly renovated basement with study rooms, a computer room, laundry facility, ice machine, and offers The Lynn Collins Conference Room that features a TV and a kitchen in a large meeting and dining area. The conference area is well utilized throughout the year by many organizations on campus.
Wilgus Hall sponsors an annual Women’s Weekend and Holiday Party. This event is open not only to UW-Platteville students, but to community members as well. The Holiday Party is the highlight event of Wilgus Hall that residents and the community looks forward to every year.
From the Desk of the Resident Director
Happy March from Wilgus Hall!
Women’s Weekend 2014 is coming up VERY soon [March 6th , 7th , 8th , and 9th ] and the hall leadership team has been planning to make this weekend very successful through partnering with other residences halls, securing participation of other University resources, and providing a variety of activities.
Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the LCCR: Hall Council brings to you an Alcohol Awareness Program focused on solely on its use in the lives of women.
Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the LCCR: There is be a movie night complete with popcorn.
Saturday, March 8 from noon until 5 p.m. in the LCCR: Our keynote speaker, Linda Mulroy-Bowden, is the director of Residence Life at UW-Platteville. Additional activities include nail polishing, self-dense demonstrations, friendship bracelet making, yoga demonstrations, flower pen designing, and massages, as well as, lots more fun.
Sunday, March 9 from 10 a.m. until noon: We will be concluding Women’s Weekend 2014 with brunch!
Please feel free to attend one event or all of the events.
Spring Break 2014 is March 14 until March 23, 2014. Wilgus Hall will be closing at 6 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 and will open Sunday, March 23, 2014 at noon. There is no spring break housing available in Wilgus Hall, please plan accordingly. Also, please visit the following website and learn about having a great spring break and a SAFE spring break http://www.safespringbreak.org/. Spring break is one week long, make decisions that are conducive to living comfortably, safely, and respectfully beyond that week.
ARIEL LUCKEY will be visiting us on Sunday, March 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm in Velzy Commons of Ullsvik Hall. Ariel Luckey will be the final speaker in our United We Stand Lecture Series for this academic year. Please feel free to join your RA and bring your friends to this production. I will see you there!
Wilgus Hall Resident Director
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
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