Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is Lowell Center located?

A: Lowell Center address is 610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53703. We are located on the UW-Madison campus, only one block from Pyle Center and close to State Street. If you are arriving by GPS, please input 610 Frances Street for easy access to our parking and drop off at our main entrance.

Q: Where is parking located for hotel guests?

A: On-site parking is available to overnight hotel guests in Lowell Center ramp for $10/night.  Space is limited so it needs to be reserved in advance. Complimentary parking is always available to hotel guests at a nearby parking facility. Please indicate your parking preferences when you make your reservation. After check-out, your vehicle may remain parked until 5pm the day of check-out.

Q: What exercise facilities are available for hotel guests?

A: Lowell Center has an indoor swimming pool with sauna and a fitness room equipped with treadmills, a stair climber, elliptical machines, a recumbent bike, and free weights with bench. Hours are 6:30am – 10pm.

Q: Is breakfast included for hotel guests?

A: A breakfast buffet is included in the price of the room. Breakfast runs from 6:30am – 8:30am Monday – Friday, and from 7:30am – 9:30am on weekends.

Q: How is a room block set up?

A: If you wish to reserve blocks of five rooms or more, please call us at 608-262-0881 or email scheduling@ecc.uwex.edu.

Q: Who can stay at Lowell Center?

A:  Lowell Center is the ideal accommodation for anyone attending conferences or events associated with the University of Wisconsin, State of Wisconsin, or other educational and governmental groups. Alumni and parents or family of current and future UW students are also welcome. For more information about eligibility, click here.

Q: What are Lowell Center’s check in and check out times?

A: Check in time is 3pm, and check-out time is 11am.

Q: Who provides AV technology for UW-ECC meeting rooms?

A: Instructional Communication Systems is the sole provider of AV technology at UW-ECC. For any questions related to AV, please speak with your event planner or visit ICS’ website.

 

Q: Can I bring my own food or beverage to my event at Pyle or Lowell Centers?  

A: We are happy to provide excellent quality food and beverages for any event at our centers. No outside food or drink is allowed. Please call or email Event Planning and Sales at 608-262-0881 or scheduling@ecc.uwex.edu for more information.

Q: Is wi-fi available at Pyle Center and Lowell Center?

A: Yes, wi-fi is available at both centers. Please stop by Guest Services at the front desk for instructions on connecting to wi-fi.

Q: What are the critical event deadlines at UW-ECC?

A: There are two critical dates to keep in mind if you have signed a contract for your event: One month before the day of your event, a final menu for your catering requests is due; and four business days before your event, your final counts and confirmation is due.