Parking on Campus

Parking Lot Modifications

Beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 1

  • The South Upper Lot will be closed.

  • The area just east of the North Lots and north of the Trinity House will be available for parking Wednesday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Sept. 30.

Traffic Pattern Changes

Saturday, Sept. 30

  • Campus Drive will be closed at 6 a.m. and will reopen to one-way southbound traffic following the parade at approximately 11:30 a.m. Parking in the South Lower Lot will be available via the Alford Park Drive entrance.

  • The north entrance will remain open to facilitate parking in the North Lots.

Sunday, Oct. 1

  • Campus Drive will resume normal two-way traffic, with parking available in the South Lower and North Lots. The South Upper lot will reopen after tents and equipment have been cleared.

Campus Shuttle Modifications and Homecoming Transportation

Saturday, Sept. 30

  • The Carthage Shuttle Service will run the Blue Line (weekend route), with brief interruptions during the 5k run and Homecoming Parade. Stops will include the Campbell Student Union, 35th Street, 14th Avenue, Smeds Tennis Center, Pike River, and North Lots.

  • The Carthage Shuttle will also offer a modified route to accommodate students on the south end of campus with stops outside Madrigrano Hall, 14th Avenue, and 35th Street.

  • A Badger Coach shuttle will provide express transportation to and from our 14th Avenue parking lot, dropping off/picking up in front of A. F. Siebert Chapel.

  • Golf cart transportation will be available on campus between event and parking locations to further assist those with mobility issues.

Sunday, Oct. 1

  • The Carthage Shuttle will run the normal weekend Blue Line service.

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Hotels nearby with special rates for the Carthage community

Hotel rooms for 2023 Homecoming and Family Weekend are reserved at The Stella Hotel & Ballroom, Holiday Inn Express, and The Hampton Inn & Suites. The rates listed below are accessible by calling the hotels directly and requesting the rooms be reserved under “Carthage Homecoming Weekend.”

Stella Hotel & Ballroom

Address: 5706 8th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140
Phone: 262-842-2000
Rate: $119 per night
Please Note: Reservations must be made on or before Wednesday, Aug. 30 to get the Carthage discount rate. The Stella Hotel will only provide the Carthage rate based on a two-night (2) minimum stay. Any reservations made after that date or for only one night will be at the best available rate when booking.

Holiday Inn Express

Address: 7887 94th Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
Phone: 262-942-6000
Rate: $111.25/119.25 per night
Please Note: Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023 to ensure this rate. Any rooms not reserved by the cut-off date will not be held for special group rates.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Address: 7300 125th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53140
Phone: 262-358-9800
Rate: $109 per night
Please Note: Reservations must be made by Friday, Sept. 15 to ensure this rate. Reservations are by room type. Rooms are varied throughout the hotel, and locations or adjacent/connecting room types cannot be guaranteed. All reservations must be secured with a credit card. Any cancellation must be made 24 hours prior to the arrival date, or a one-day charge will be assessed.