UW-Madison Facilities Use Policies and Guidelines

The following policies and guidelines are administered by the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration.


  • P-1 UW-Madison: Use of Facilities and Lands PDF
  • P-2 Board of Regents: UWS 21 Use of University Facilities PDF
  • P-3 UWS 18.11(8). Conduct on University Lands, Para 16: Selling, Peddling and Soliciting PDF
  • P-4 UWS 18.11(4). Picketing, Rallies Parades, Demonstrations and Other Assemblies PDF
  • P-5 UWS 18.11(5). Sound Amplifying Equipment PDF
  • P-6 Use of University of Wisconsin Facilities for Political Purposes PDF
  • P-7 UW Board of Regents Policy Statement on Alcoholic Beverages PDF

 Note: Sections 7.1 – 7.3 were replaced as of January 21, 2014 by the Alcohol Policy for UW-Madison events.

  • P-7.4 The Wisconsin Union: Alcohol Beverage Service in The Wisconsin Union PDF
  • P-7.5 University Housing: Alcoholic Beverage Service in University Housing PDF
  • P-8 UW Madison: policies Governing Advertising, Commercial Use, Incentives, Acceptance of Gifts, Sponsorship, and the Use of University Names and Marks PDF
  • P-9 UW Athletic Board: Athletic Department Facility Use Policies PDF


  • G-1 Use of Lobbies in Academic Buildings PDF
  • G-2 Use of Bascom Hill PDF
  • G-3 Use of Library Mall PDF
  • G-4 Film/Video/Audio Location and Photo Requests for Commercial Purposes PDF
  • G-5 University Lands Available for Scheduled Use PDF
  • G-6 Temporary Food Sales in UW Buildings PDF
  • G-7 Outdoor Banners guidelines – PDF and Banner Request Form – PDF
  • G-8 Framework for Planning a Public Lecture PDF
  • G-9 Liability Insurance PDF
  • G-10 Catering Service PDF
  • G-11 List of Special Use Facilities PDF
  • G-12 Rental Charges for UW Auditoria PDF
  • G-13 Terms and Conditions PDF
  • G-14 Event Alert PDF
  • G-15 Acknowledgement by University Units and RSO’s on non-UW Revenue PDF
  • G-16 Sponsorship Addendum to Facility Use Agreement by RSO’s PDF
  • G-17 Procedure for Handling Gifts to RSO’s PDF
  • G-18 Revenue Producing Events in University Facilities and Grounds PDF
  • G-19 Storage of Materials Outside Buildings and Temporary Utility Hook-Ups PDF
  • G-20 Use and Scheduling of Camp Randall Memorial Park (G.A.R. Park) PDF
  • G-21 Use and Scheduling of East Campus Mall PDF
  • G-22 Temporary Outdoor Art Exhibits on Campus Grounds PDF
  • G-23 Watercraft Storage PDF
  • G-24 Use of Alumni Park PDF
  • G-25 Outdoor Use of Chalk, Paint and Colored Powders PDF