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Planning Your Meeting

From business meetings, private tailgate parties, a run or walk to a wedding, we will work with you to create a great event. 

Get In Touch
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
Union South, Room 233
1308 W. Dayton St.  
(608) 262-2511

**Spring Break Office Hours 8am - 4pm // Monday 03/20/2017 through Friday 03/24/2017**

Payments for Events

Please contact Patrick Klarer
Memorial Union 
Accounting Offices - 4th Floor
800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 265-6797
We Accept Credit Card, Check and Internal UW Fund Payments

One Union. Two Amazing Locations. The Wisconsin Union is one organization comprised of two buildings—Memorial Union and Union South.

Campus Event Services also books meetings and events in the Red Gym, campus classrooms and outdoor spaces.

Event Setup Options
In most Wisconsin Union meeting rooms, tables and chairs can be arranged in a variety of formats to accommodate your event. Click here for a complete list of layout options.

Our staff are happy to accommodate alternative set up requests when possible.

Space Assignment
Use of Wisconsin Union facilities and other university spaces are primarily restricted to activities that fulfill the University's mission of teaching, research and public service. Campus Event Services is responsible for assigning space for non-instructional use only. Non-instructional use refers to any activities that do not offer college credit for attending.

To see our frequently asked questions, click here.


Memorial Union

Located in the heart of campus the Memorial Union is a multi-use building featuring dining, recreation, arts, and a variety of meeting spaces for UW students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union Members and the Madison community.

Memorial Union will completing the final phases of its renovation, impacting the central core and east wing of the building. Event and meeting spaces located in the central core and east wing of the building will be unavailable from September 1, 2015 until 2017. 

Union South

Located on the south side of campus just steps from Camp Randall, Union South was completely rebuilt and opened in 2011. Featuring a number of dining options, recreation, study and gathering spaces as well as a state-of-the art theater and boutique hotel, Union South is a hub for UW Students, faculty, staff and the Madison Community.

Red Gym

The Red Gym is located adjacent to Memorial Union in the heart of campus. With over 120 years of history, the University of Wisconsin Armory and Gymnasium resembles a red brick castle and is now home to a number of student organizations along with flexible meet and event spaces for campus use.

UW-Madison Campus Classrooms

In addition to general assignment space available in Wisconsin Union buildings, campus classroom and special spaces are also available for groups with a university affiliation. Certain classrooms, including smaller rooms and larger lecture halls, can be scheduled through Campus Event Services.

Other Spaces

Entertainment venues, athletic facilities and technical facilities must be scheduled through the specific school, college or department that administer the space. Campus Event Services is happy to provide contact information and guidance for customers who wish to reserve special space.

To view select UW campus spaces please use the following sites:


Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor space is available for events sponsored by Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). The following outdoor spaces are available:

  • UW Library Mall
  • Outdoor spaces between Wisconsin Union facilities and public sidewalks
  • Lower third of Bascom Hill
  • East Campus Mall