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We heartily recommend staying on campus during your GPU session. Overnight housing is available at Ogg Hall, a UW residence hall. 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
  • Access to SpectrumU app for television service on personal devices.

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.

Note: For Grandparents University 2024, there will not be a Wednesday evening program check-in.



All meals are included in the GPU program fee.

  • Your meal plan includes one breakfast, two lunches, and a dinner at the Avenue Market, which is located inside the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Snacks during break time during your major are also included. For those staying in the dorm for two nights, there will be an additional breakfast provided Thursday morning.


Prices per participant for 2024:

  • One Night of Housing: $290
  • Two Nights of Housing: $340
  • Commuting (Program Only): $230

Some optional program elements have additional fees, such as UW parking permits.


  • Two-day parking permit: $30
  • Three-day parking permit: $45
  • Parking permits will be mailed in June 2024 to the primary grandparent’s address listed during registration.

Join us for Recent-Grad Weekend on campus June 7–8 for two days packed with all-inclusive summertime fun. Register now before it sells out!