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University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison
800 Langdon St.

Madison, Wisconsin 53706

1300Largest Group
30Meeting Rooms
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On shores of Lake Mendota, in heart of scenic campus; two distinct buildings; abundant cultural, social and recreational activities; adaptable meeting space including 1300-seat Theater, old English style dining area, modern Lakefront Food Marketplace, and historic Great Hall ballroom.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Madison - 0
Milwaukee - 80
Chicago,IL - 150
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Dane County Regional Airport - Madison, WI / 15
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber
Parking:
Fee
Parking Rate:
$20/day for on-campus parking permit
Availability:
Meeting rooms and off campus hotel lodging available year-round.
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
1300
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
30
Largest Classroom Style:
300
Largest Theatre Style:
1300
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Technology:
Internet and phone access; comprehensive audio-visual; fully equipped 1300 seat theater; technical support; access to computer labs.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space Cost:
No cost
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
From a simple refreshment break to an elegant multi-course meal, our staff excels at servicing your catering needs.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Can Bring Own Alcohol:
No
Complete Meeting Package:
Yes
Special Rates and Packages:
Comprehensive meeting planning and conference management packages available.
Rental Policies:
Event must support the mission of the University and be sponsored by a University of Wisconsin-Madison department.
Phone:
608.265.6534
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Shannon Hall Location: Memorial Union
Large theater space offering a stage and various audio/visual options.

1,950
Founders Room Location: Memoriral Union
AV:Flat Panel TV
Fixed conference table for up to 16 people.

624
Inn Wisconsin East & West Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen
Flexible space that can be divided into two rooms

788
Profile Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

644
Tripp Commons Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen
Used for meetings, large gatherings and more, this space has direct access to an outdoor patio overlooking Lake Mendota and the Terrace.

3,587
Play Circle Theater Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen
Black box theater

Beefeaters North & South Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen
Features views of Alumni Park and can be divided into two rooms

810
Board Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Flat panel TV
Fixed conference table for 12

524
Old Madison East & West Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen
Murals depicting scences of early Madison life line the walls of this room.

1,214
Great Hall Location: Memorial Union
AV: Three Projectors & Screens

4,928
Class of 1924 Reception Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

904
Langdon Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

618
State Room East & West Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

1,214
Parkview Location: Memorial Union
AV: Flat planel TV
Windows to this room's west wall offer views of Alumni Park and adjoins to the State Room.

407
Capitol View Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

400
Council Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

600
Festival Room Location: Memorial Union
AV: Projector & Screen

1,295
Governance Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen
Fixed conference table with outlets for up to 18. Has direct access to the second floor deck, which overlooks South Plaza.

755
Alumni Location: Union South
AV: Flat panel TV
Has access to second floor outdoor deck and roll-up window for registration, coat checks, or similar.

474
Scholars Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen
Fixed conference table with outlets for up to 18.

684
Varsity Hall - I, II & III Location: Union South
AV: Three Projectors & Screens
Large divisible hall with adjacent lounge.

10,778
Marquee Theater Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen
The cinema has plush seats, an expansive movie screen and a specialized sound system.

3,441
Fifth Quarter Studio Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen

937
Traditions Location: Union South
AV: Flat panel TV

508
Wisconsin Idea Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen
Includes balcony overlooking campus.

626
Sift & Winnow Location: Union South
AV: Flat panel TV

406
Industry A & B Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen
Has direct access to third floor deck.

981
Landmark A & B Location: Union South
AV: Two Projectors & Screens

1,270
Agriculture A & B Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen

867
Northwoods A & B Location: Union South
AV: Projector & Screen

1,562
First Nations Location: Union South
AV: Flat panel TV
Fixed conference table for 12.

425

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
The Edgewater 200 Hotel Private yes
Best Western Plus InnTowner Madison Hotel Private yes
Best Western Plus - Park Hotel 215 Hotel Private yes
Hyatt Place Madison 151 Hotel Private yes
Wisconsin Union Hotel at Union South 60 Hotel Private yes
Wisconsin Union Club Suites at Memorial Union 6 Hotel Private yes
The Graduate Madison 72 Hotel Private yes
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison 163 Hotel Private yes
Lowell Center 137 Hotel Private yes
Hampton Inn & Suites Madison 194 Hotel Private yes
Hilton Madison Monona Terrace 240 Hotel Private yes
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club 373 Hotel Private yes
AC Hotel Madison Hotel Private yes
University Housing Residence Halls Private yes

Catering

  • Wisconsin Union Catering
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Dining

  • Memorial Union Restaurants
    • Der Rathskeller
    Der Rathskeller is a favorite gathering place for students, staff and community members. With a German beer hall feel, this Wisconsin Union icon hosts music sponsored by the Wisconsin Union Directorate's Music Committee, game watches for the Badgers, Packers, and Brewers, and provides a place to socialize. 
    • Strada
    Strada, an Italian street food eatery, featuring hearth-fired pizzas, pasta dishes and piadinas - Italian flatbread sandwichs filled with cheese, meat and vegetables.
    • Carte
    Carte - a sandwich and made-to-order salad shop with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.
    • Daily Scoop
    Babcock Daily ice cream is served from a single scoop waffle cone to the freshman 15 sundae with 15 scoops of ice cream.
    • Peet's Coffee
    Peet's provides coffee, tea, and pastries.
    • Der Stiftskeller
    Der Stiftskeller, offers a variety of beer, wine, soda and salty snacks.
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