Plan a Meeting or Event

Great meetings and events start with great planning. University Housing is available to serve a variety of campus customers to fulfill their high expectations and diverse needs. If you desire a catered event, a meeting room, or a venue to host an entire conference, let us assist you in discovering your options.

Conference group in Gordon
Carson's Conference Room
Gordon Event Room

Start Planning

The following information is helpful to get started:

  • Preferred dates
  • Preferred locations
  • Estimated attendance
  • Preferred times
  • Are you interested in serving food?
  • What type of event (i.e. banquet, reception, staff meeting)?
  • What equipment do you need?
  • Other special requests?

Summer Reservations

From mid-May through mid-August, University Housing event scheduling requests, excluding campus events for programs not staying in the residence halls that have food/beverage orders,are processed through Conference Services. Catered events will work directly with our Catering staff for planning menus and spaces.

Housing Event Scheduling Website: housing.ems.wisc.edu

Contact Information

Catering Customers
(608) 262-5577
catering.office@housing.wisc.edu
For academic year catered events and non-residential program events, please visit our Catering web section.

Room Reservations (without catering) and
Residential Summer Conferences and Programs

(608) 262-5576
reservespace.mailbox@housing.wisc.edu
Visit our Conference Services web section.

Campus Student Organizations
If you're collaborating on events with Residence Life, please communicate directly with that staff person to assist with scheduling an event.