- Groups or individuals engaged in leafletting or surveys are responsible for the content of the expression.
- Leafletting and surveys must be free (not sold). The material should be for non-commercial use. Promotion of commercial items is prohibited. Free newspapers are allowed to contain commercial advertisements, but may not be sold and may not receive donations.
- To engage in leafleting and surveys at the Wisconsin Union, individuals must be UW–Madison students, staff, faculty, or Union member.
Location of Approved Leafletting and Survey Areas
- Front Exterior of Memorial Union: Outdoor area on the Langdon Street side of Memorial Union, bound by the City sidewalk on the South and West, the West edge of Lot #1 on the East, and the exterior of the building on the North.
- Commons Lobby: bound by the Information Desk on the East, the first archway on the West, the beginning of the Lakefront On Langdon hallway on the North, and the Daily Scoop on the South. This does not include the vestibule between the outer and inner doors of the Commons entrance.
- Park Street Lobby: bound on the West by the interior doors of the vestibule, and on the East by the stairs. This does not include the vestibule between the outer and inner doors of the Park Street entrance.
- Theater Lobby: the hallway surrounding the Theater on the North and East, ending at the first step leading to second floor.
- Exterior of Union South near Randall Street Entrance: Outdoor area on the Randall Street side of Union South, bound by the City sidewalk on the North and West, and the exterior of the building on the East and South.
- Randall Street Entrance: The entrance and hallway extending from the inner doors of the Randall entrance to a line running from the bottom of the Roost stairs to the West end of the Badger Market windows. Note: The Prairie Fire seating area, The Roost, and Badger Market are not part of the allowed area. Only the hallway running between these areas is approved.
- Areas not expressly defined above are not approved for leafleting and surveys.
- Groups or individuals engaging in disruptive activities or failing to comply with University and Union policies and applicable local, state, and federal laws may face immediate removal from the building and other appropriate actions by university officials and police.
- Changes, exceptions, and appeals to this policy are approved by the Assistant Director-Facilities.
For interpretations, resolution of problems, and special situations contact: Wisconsin Union Assistant Director-Facilities Management