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Hours & Services

Memorial Union

Summer Hours 

Mon:   7 am–11 pm
Tue:    7 am–11 pm
Wed:   7 am–11 pm
Thu:    7 am–Midnight
Fri:      7 am–Midnight
Sat:     8 am–Midnight
Sun:    8 am–11 pm



Union South

Summer Hours

Mon:    7 am–10 pm
Tue:     7 am–10 pm
Wed:    7 am–10 pm
Thu:     7 am–10 pm
Fri:       7 am–10 pm
Sat:      7 am–10 pm
Sun:     7 am–10 pm

Memorial Union Terrace


Summer Hours

Mon:    7 am–11 pm
Tue:     7 am–11 pm
Wed:    7 am–11 pm
Thu:     7 am–Midnight
Fri:       7 am–Midnight
Sat:      8 am–Midnight
Sun:     8 am–11 pm


Additional Information

  • Van Galder Bus Tickets
    Discounted round-trip tickets to Chicago O’Hare and Chicago Downtown Union Station are available for $56 per round-trip ticket.  These discounted tickets are available to current UW-Madison, Edgewood College, and Madison College students as well as Wisconsin Union members. All other tickets, including one-way and non-discounted round-trip tickets, are available directly from Van Galder.

    Read the Van Galder bus schedule and rates.

  • The Memorial Union Box Office is operated by Campus Arts Ticketing and sells tickets to events in the Wisconsin Union Theater, Union South, Humanities, Music Hall, Vilas Hall, Lathrop Hall and more.


    Monday – Friday: 2 pm–7 pm
    Saturday: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm.

    *Hours may vary due to holidays, the university academic calendar, and staff availability. Click here for current hours.


    The Office is also open one hour before the start of a ticketed performance occurring outside business hours. 

    The Office can be reached at 608-265-ARTS (2787) or For more information, visit Wisconsin Union Theater.

  • The UW-Madison Campus and Visitor Relations (CAVR) office has welcome Desks at both Memorial Union and Union South.

    See more information on UW Campus and Visitor Relations.

  • The Info Lounge in Union South is part of the InfoLabs Program, which provides general use Mac and Windows desktop systems for UW-Madison student, faculty, and staff use. For questions regarding campus computer resources, please contact the Division of Information Technology at


  • The UW Credit Union has a branch inside Union South that will re-open July 15, 2021.
    ATMs are located in the west wing of Memorial Union and also near the branch in Union South.

    See Union South's branch hours: UW Credit Union Branch Hours & Locations.

  • Wiscard is your official UW-Madison identification card. It will give you access to libraries, recreation facilities, and other campus services including door access. The Wiscard office is located in Union South.

    For more information see the Wiscard site:  For questions regarding Wiscard operations, please contact the Wiscard team at

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