Marquette Off-Campus Housing Guide When to search
September at Marquette University isn’t just the start of Packer Season; it’s the busiest time of the year for Marquette off-campus housing. The majority of students will begin to search for their next place almost immediately after the start of the fall semester, so if you want to get your first pick, we suggest you start searching as early as possible.
Rent In Milwaukee, WI
Rent prices in Milwaukee can be fairly reasonable depending on a few key factors. Larger apartment complexes near campus are generally going to be more expensive. However, these places often boast an impressive list of amenities, and it is not uncommon for utilities to be included in your rent, so you don’t have to worry about writing (or losing) a bunch of checks.
If swimming pools and cyber lounges aren’t really your thing, choosing to live in a house or modestly sized apartment with some friends could save you some cash.
Here's a breakdown of the average rents per person, per bedroom near Marquette.
Life in Milwaukee, WI Where to Have Fun
Things to Do
Milwaukee is often called a big, small town. Vibrant and cosmopolitan yet accessible and friendly, it offers everything to amp up your social life, including cultural activities, great restaurants, sports, music, and performance and visual arts.
- Catch a game or concert at the BMO Harris Bradley Center
o NCAA’s Marquette Golden Eagles
o IHL’s Milwaukee Admirals
o NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks
o Music concerts
Go Ice Skating at Red Arrow Park
Bum around the Third Ward, home of the Milwaukee Public Market
Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum
Attend the world’s largest music festival: Summerfest
Among the restaurants in Milwaukee, a couple of great locations boast a substantial selection for a culinary experience, namely Water Street, and Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Many restaurants in the area will give discounts to students with a student identification. Milwaukee is home to a vast amount of micro and craft breweries (Milwaukee Brewers) so make sure to take advantage of the selections.
1. Sobelman’s Pub and Grill
2. SafeHouse (famously need a password to enter)
3. Ian’s Pizza
4. Milwaukee Ale House
5. Water Street Brewery
1. Caffrey’s Pub
2. Who’s On Third
3. Duke’s on Water
4. Trinity Three Irish Pubs
5. Major Goolsby’s
The MU GREAT Outdoors club could prove to be a useful resource for students who enjoy spending time outdoors. The club’s mission is to explore and encounter the diverse and natural areas that Milwaukee has to offer. The club travels by hiking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, ice skating, and biking. Some larger trips are offered which entail traveling to Colorado to go skiing/snowboarding, and a skydiving trip. Take a look for yourself below! (https://marquette.collegiatelink.net/organization/outdoorsmu)
Milwaukee County has won gold medals for their excellence in park and recreational systems, so take advantage of them!