Educational Travel

Continuing Education and Outreach offers travel opportunities to support experiential learning. Whether close to home or across the globe, our programs promote education by connecting you with sights, sounds, and senses that give you a comprehensive understanding of the topics and journeys that peek your interest. If you have an idea for an educational trip or want more information about one that is offered, contact us by calling (608) 647-6186, extention 227; by e-mail at; or visit our officeson campus in Melvill Hall #428.

Rockford Illinois Garden & Museum Tour

Begin the day with a tour of Tinker Cottage Musuem & Gardens. Explore the Victorian Era Swiss Cottage, the Victorian Rose Garden, Tinker’s Railroad Garden, and Iris Garden. The Rose Garden looks the way it did between 1890 and 1910 with over 25 heirloom rose varieties. Next stop is lunch at the Anderson Japanese Gardens. You will tour the 12th Century-style Japanese garden full of paths, streams, bridges, waterfalls, a gazebo, and guesthouse. Finish the trip at the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. Take part in their annual butterfly exhibit and their 11,000-square-foot plant exhibition in a tropical plant setting. Depart UW-Richland at 6:30 am and Spring Green at 7:00 am.

W May 7                6:30 am – 6:00 pm                           $89

Study abroad programs

Short-term travel programs are available for UW-Richland students and community members either for credit or as non-credit auditors. Please visit the Study Abroad website for more information and itineraries.