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Wisconsin Union’s buildings, markets and cafes to close temporarily due to extreme cold temperatures


Due to the University of Wisconsin-Madison canceling classes and suspending non-essential operations, the Wisconsin Union’s Union South and Memorial Union, will be closed from Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. through Jan. 31 at noon.

All events previously scheduled to occur in Memorial Union and Union South during this period are cancelled.

All dining services including outlying markets and cafes are closed as of 3 p.m. Jan. 29 through Jan. 31 at noon.

The Wisconsin Union will reopen various dining units at that time with limited service, including der Rathskeller, Badger Markets in Memorial Union and Union South, Peet’s in Memorial Union, Prairie Fire, the Sett, Capital Café, Badger Market in Ingraham, and Open Book Café.

The Wisconsin Union expects to resume normal operations in Memorial Union and Union South as well as outlying markets and cafes on Friday.

For more information regarding the Wisconsin Union, including event and activity cancellations, please visit

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