Wisconsin Union Operations and Events

Both Union South and Memorial Union continue to be open daily 9 a.m.-7 p.m. to UW-Madison students, staff and faculty with a valid Wiscard. As a reminder, each campus community member with a valid Wiscard can bring one guest that is not affiliated with the university. As of Monday, October 5, the Memorial Union food delivery program will expand to a one-mile radius of Memorial Union. Outdoor UW is now open, too!

The Union team continues to add events to the Wisconsin Union calendar, such as weekly Q&As with outdoor experts, weekly art jam sessions, and many more.

Wisconsin Union virtual events and activities that students can enjoy at any time include the following:

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Wheelhouse Studios

Wheelhouse Studios is offering studio space by reservation and a variety of virtual art experiences. Check out the activities Wheelhouse has created for you to enjoy at home here, and subscribe to the Wheelhouse newsletter to receive news.

Dining Options at Memorial Union and Union South and Wisconsin Union-Run Markets and Cafés

The Wisconsin Union team is providing a number of dining options at Memorial Union, Union South and various Union-run campus markets and cafés through Grubhub pick-up orders, orders at on-site kiosks, and some in-person ordering options. The team is also providing some food and beverage options for delivery to a select area. For a list of dining options and available purchase methods, visit union.wisc.edu/dine. The Union is also providing dining spaces, including on the Terrace and Union South Plaza (seasonally), on a first come, first served basis. These spaces are being cleaned after each use.

Memorial Union and Union South Study Spaces

Study spaces, which are available on a first come, first served basis, are located in some spaces at Memorial Union and Union South. Each room has a different capacity, which is posted and monitored. The Wisconsin Union team is providing cleaning materials in study spaces. Study spaces are professionally cleaned and disinfected every two to four hours.

Memorial Union and Union South Meeting Spaces

The Wisconsin Union team is providing meeting and event space rentals in Memorial Union and Union South in line with public health guidelines. For questions, contact the Campus Event Services Office at events@union.wisc.edu.

Wiscard Services

The Wiscard Office is open for in-person services 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information about Wiscard Office services, visit wiscard.wisc.edu.

 Outdoor UW

Outdoor UW is open for weekend-long or week-long camping equipment and stand-up paddleboard rentals. Equipment is being provided for off-site use to UW-Madison students, staff, faculty and their guests. For more information, visit Outdoor UW’s website.

Wisconsin Union Theater

The Wisconsin Union Theater team is presenting a virtual season this fall that includes world music, classical music, a performance by a comedian, and more. A list of current events can be found here.

Wisconsin Union Hotel and Club Suites

The Wisconsin Union Hotel and Club Suites remain temporarily closed to the public at this time.

Sett Recreation

Sett Recreation is open noon-7 p.m. seven days a week for dining service, billiards, bowling for groups up to four, video game use, and climbing (climbing only for those that have climbed at Sett Recreation previously). More information about Sett Recreation is available here.