How to Get to Whitewater
The University of WisconsinWhitewater is in south central Wisconsin off of Main Street (Hwy. 12).
From Chicago: Take I-90 West to Exit 171A (Janesville/Milton exit). Take Hwy 26N to Milton. Exit onto Hwy 59 E (right) to Whitewater.
From Milwaukee:  I-43 South. At East Troy, take Hwy 20 W, then Hwy 12 W to Hwy 59E/Business Hwy 12 to Whitewater.
From Madison:  I-90 East to Exit 163 (Milton/Edgerton exit). Hwy 59 East, then left onto County "N" to Whitewater.

To get to the dorm, drive north on N. Prairie St. from Rt. 12 to Starin Rd.  Drive west to Warhawk Dr., then north to the dormitory and parking lot #9.
Ma'iingan Info
When I get to Whitewater...
When you arrive at the campus, you may check in at the Ma'iingan dormitory on Warhawk Drive.  There is a parking lot in front of the dormitory (#9 on the campus map).  The dormitory address is:  451 Warhawk Drive, Whitewater, WI 53190   Campus Map.

Check in at the dormitory.  After 6:30 p.m., please come to the Center for the Arts. Program begins at 7 at the Center for the Arts.
You will need to register your car for parking on campus to avoid a $50 ticketTHERE IS NO FEE TO REGISTER.  Follow the the procedure below to register your car ahead of time.  We will have options to register when you arrive, but registering ahead of time will prevent a backup during registration.

Some of the options are not obvious!  Don't click on "Login"  For instance when you get to "Event Type" there will be a "Camps" button to click on.  Don't click on the "Login" button.

1.  The portal URL  https://uww.aimsparking.com/
2.  Choose "Purchase UW-W Special Events Permit"
3.  Agree to "Terms of Service."
4.  Choose the "Event Type", click on "CAMPS"
5.  Choose the "Event", click on the "5/31-6/2  Early Music Festival".
6.  The voucher code is "CES2024".
7.  Click on the "24-Camps 2024" button
8.  "Add Vehicle".  You will need to register 1 but will have the option to register a 2nd one as well.  Enter data correctly or it could result in a ticket.
9.  "Confirm" and enter email address for a receipt showing you have "purchased" a permit . You will receive an email confirmation.
* Do not park in stalls with any type of sign.
* Permit is valid for overnight (2 am to 5 am) parking in lots: 2R, 8, 9R, 17, 23
Check-in and Room Information
Check-in will be in the lobby of the dormitory.  Check-in time is from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.  You will pay any outstanding fees with cash or check.  You will receive your room assignment and key (if you are not a commuter), meal ticket, and registration materials including your name badge.  Lodgers will also pick up their linen packet.

Your linens include: 2 sheets, 2 towels and wash cloths, and 1 thin blanket.  BRING YOUR OWN PILLOW AND PILLOW CASE.

Consider bringing a refillable water bottle.  The drinking fountains (bubbler if you're from Wisconsin!) have a water bottle filling facility.

These rooms are in suite style dormitory with facilities in each suite.  Since this is not a hotel, no toiletries are provided so remember to bring your own.  Rooms have air conditioning, but depending upon the weather and your personal needs you wish to bring your own small fan or blanket. 

If you arrive after 6:30 p.m., please come directly to the Center for the Arts.  Our program starts there at 7 p.m.

No cooking is permitted in the dormitory.  UW does not provide Wi-Fi access.
All buildings are handicap accessible.  There is no smoking in the buildings.
Meals at EMF
Meals are served in Drumlin Hall.  There is no meal on Friday night, see the link below for information on local restaurants.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on Saturday; breakfast and lunch on Sunday.  Serving times are indicated on your schedule.

You will be issued a colored lanyard which is your pass for meals.  You must have the lanyard with you to dine in the cafeteria.  If you lose your lanyard, you will be charged to replace it!

Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated by the cafeteria.

No cooking is permitted in the dormitory.

Traveling to the Center for the Arts
It is a walk across campus from the dorm and dining hall to the Center for the Arts.  Be prepared to bring all your instruments, etc. between these areas.  There is parking adjacent to the Center for the Arts .  The address is:  950 W. Main Street
Please remember to bring a music stand

Friday night begins at 7 with an organizational meeting in the Center for the Arts where all will be revealed!  Following the meeting there are sessions with the EMF staff for which you will have registered previously.  After the formal sessions, there are always ad-hoc groups playing together just for the fun of it.

provides you with two sessions in the morning and two in the afternoon.  The A and B sessions you registered for will each meet once after breakfast and again after lunch.  There is a special group event with playing and sharing in the evening followed by another opportunity to play your insturments with friends.

has another A & B session after breakfast.  Sunday lunch is at noon with checkout from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.