Campus Relations & Advertising

University Housing is a large campus-wide operation that works with our UW-Madison partners in many ways, whether it’s providing event spaces, offering catering services, or helping promote campus activities and resources.

Planning a Meeting or Event

University Housing has a wide variety of spaces that can be reserved by campus customers for events, meetings, and conferences. Visit our Meeting/Event page for details and contact information.


University Housing offers a full-service catering service for any occasion on campus. To see details, ask questions, or place an order, visit our Catering page.

Reserving Information Tables

During the academic year, Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and campus departments can request to set up information tables at the University Housing dining units. These reservations are managed by our Conference Services staff. To make a reservation, send an email request to

Advertising on Table Tents and TVs

During the academic year, some limited promotional spaces are available for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and campus departments on the paper table tents in our dining units, as well as on the TV message boards in our buildings. Reservation of these spaces is managed by our Marketing department, which can be contacted at Please plan to request reservations far in advance, as they book up quickly. For details on reserving the TV spaces, please view the Message TV Posting Policy.

Please note that all table tent and TV ad spaces for the spring 2019 semester have been reserved.

Flyers in the Residence Halls

Requests to post flyers or posters on designated bulletin boards in University Residence Halls are managed through Desk Services. All postings must be reviewed for approval in advance and must be from a Registered Student Organization (RSO) or a campus department. For more details, please view the Desk Postings Policy.

Campaigning and Solicitation

All forms of door-to-door canvassing and soliciting, whether for commercial, political, or informational purposes, are prohibited. This includes a prohibition against placing promotional materials under or on resident room doors. Only University agencies, residence hall student organizations/interest groups/committees, and registered student organizations are permitted to engage in political campaigning with limitations in the residence halls. The details of this policy are available in the Residence Life Office in each hall. Additional information on these policies can be found on the Student/Community Expectations page.