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Plaza Rules

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  • Badger Bash at the Plaza

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The Basics

  • Firearms and other weapons are prohibited on the Plaza and elsewhere at Union South.
  • Please walk bikes and use bike racks.
  • No roller blades, skateboards, Frisbees® and other flying discs or ball play.
  • No soliciting by entities outside of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Time, place and manner restrictions apply to soliciting by University of Wisconsin–Madison entities.
  • No carry-in alcohol or other beverages.
  • No carry-in food. Personal bag lunches are OK. There are on-site dining options for you to enjoy.
  • No smoking or vaping except in designated areas.
  • No commercial photography without permission. Restrictions by law and policy apply.
  • No drones.

More To Know

  • Purchasing Alcohol: Government-issued proof of being 21 or older and a Wisconsin Union day, annual or lifetime membership are required to purchase alcohol. Alcoholic beverages in the possession of minors will be confiscated and may result in legal action and other ramifications, such as scholastic discipline.
  • Pets & Service Animals: With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed on the Plaza or inside Union South.
  • We recycle: Plastic cups can be recycled — please dispose of them in the appropriate receptacles.
  • Feeding Wildlife: Please don’t feed the ducks, seagulls and other wildlife. It degrades the local waterways. 
  • Sponsorships: Find out about corporate and organizational sponsorships that can help you meet and exceed your goals. 


The Wisconsin Union values respect for all people, history and traditions. Please be sure to understand our Patron Code of Conduct.


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