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Where Student Life Gets Lived

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    We Got The Beat


    Memorial Union Terrace | Wednesdays-Saturdays | Free

    Spend summer nights on the Terrace with live music.

    • Wednesdays: Open Mic
    • Thursdays: Bluegrass
    • Fridays: Behind the Beat - Jazz + Local & Regional Headliners
    • Saturdays: Local & Regional Headliners

    Upcoming Shows

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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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    Lights, Camera, Action!


    Lakeside Cinema | Sundays & Mondays | Free 

    Your favorite movies outside on the Terrace all summer. 
    AUGUST
    MON 8.15 | Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
    MON 8.22 | Surf's Up (2007)
    MON 8.29 | Ocean's 11 (2001)

    More Info

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    Float On


    Make the most of your summer and enjoy Lake Mendota when you rent kayaks, canoes and paddleboards from Outdoor UW.

    Sign Up

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    Find Your Balance

    Take your yoga practice out of the studio and join Outdoor UW and RecWell for a yoga class on the Terrace or on Lake Mendota.

    Learn More

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    The Wisconsin Union Theater Presents...

    ...The 2022-2023 Season

    Tickets on sale now!

    See the Lineup

Upcoming Events

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