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The Union

Where Student Life Gets Lived

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    Family Night on Lake Mendota

    Join Outdoor UW paddling instructors for a night of games, sightseeing, and paddling!

    Adult Rate: $15 | Youth Rate: $12

    Every Tuesday from 4–6pm

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    Live Music, Movies & More

    The Terrace is open and our events are back!

    When the sun sets but the night stays warm, the Terrace is the best place to be. Settle in for a snack at the Terrace and catch free movies this summer.

    Prefer free live music? No matter if you know all the words to every song or you’re hearing a band for the first time you’re still at the best outdoor venue in Madison!  

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    We're Hiring!

    Now Hiring for a variety of different jobs on campus with flexible hours and great wages! Enjoy our fun work environment and gain leadership skills + work experience.

    Student Employees Enjoy:

    • 30% Discount on Food
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Great Starting Wages 
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    Sunset Lounge & Outdoor Restaurant

    We're proud to announce the addition of the Sunset Lounge & Restaurant—a new, exclusive reservation-only location on the Terrace!

    We've got shareable small-plates, family-style pizzas, and delicious desserts alongside a full lineup of craft beers, wines, and cocktails.

    Reservations now open via OpenTable.

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    Sleep Under the Stars

    Enjoy the warming weather and rent tents, sleeping pads, tarps and more from Outdoor UW in Memorial Union!

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