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Photo/Video Approval Request

Private And Commercial Professional Photography And Filming

Due to public health guidelines and our temporarily modified operations, the Wisconsin Union is not allowing professional photography or videography at Memorial Union or Union South, including the Terrace until further notice.

Additional areas in which professional photography and videography will not be permitted include the piers near Memorial Union and the portion of Lakeshore Path that is within the Terrace fencing on the shore of Lake Mendota.

This decision was made with the health and safety of our guests and team members in mind. We appreciate your understanding. If you would like suggestions for other locations for photography or videography, consider looking for options on the Destination Madison website:  


Journalists interested in visiting Memorial Union or Union South can contact our communications director at or (608) 262-8862. Journalists must reach out prior to arriving at Memorial Union or Union South. 

Thank you!

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