Policy: Contact Tables

University Policy: Facilities

The Markee Pioneer Student Center provides contact tables to:

  • University affiliated departments and organizations
    • University Departments
    • Registered Student Organizations
  • Non-University affiliated organizations

University affiliated departments and organizations

For the purpose of:
  • Informing the campus community of events, activities, employment opportunities or issues related to the mission and purpose of the department or organization.
  • University fundraising. Fundraising approval with the Pioneer Involvement Center must be granted prior to use.
  • Selling tickets to university sponsored events and activities.
Rental Charge: $0 

Non-University affiliated organizations

For the purpose of:
  • Informing the campus community of events, activities, or issues related to the mission and purpose of the department or organization.
  • No sales may take place.
  • Providing student employment opportunities. Student employment vendors must be approved by the Student Employment Office.
Rental Charge: $25
For the purpose of:
  • Providing career employment opportunities (internships, co-ops, post-graduate employment). Career employment vendors must work with the Career and Professional Development Office.
Rental Charge: $0

Contact Tables Policies

  • The Student Centers reserves the right to screen all material for content and appropriateness to ensure compliance with UW-Platteville policies, e.g., UWS 14, 17, 18, UW-Platteville Discrimination and Harassment Policy, and UW-Platteville Alcohol Policy. The promotion of any event or activity where alcohol will be present will not be permitted, with the exception of University-sanctioned events, such as sporting events on campus. 
  • Time, place, and manner will be considered prior to approval of contact table use. 
  • Items may not be sold that directly compete with items available in other areas of the Markee Pioneer Student Center. The University Bookstore and University Dining Services have exclusive rights. 
  • Vendors may be asked to present samples of items they wish to sell, solicit, or make available to the campus community.
    • Items deemed not to be in compliance with UW-Platteville policies, e.g., UWS 14, 17, 18, UW-Platteville Discrimination and Harassment Policy, and UWPlatteville Alcohol Policy, will not be permitted. Alcohol or tobacco related items will not be permitted. 
  • Fund raising and/or solicitation for donations by student organizations require approval from the Pioneer Involvement Center and Development and Alumni Engagement. 
  • Contact Table reservation requests must be received by the Event Reservations office.
  • A maximum of four (4) tables (60"x18") are available in the designated table areas in Heritage Hall.
  • Only one (1) table per day may be reserved by Non-University affiliated organizations.
  • Only one (1) table may be reserved in advance. Use of the remaining three tables may be available day of. Check with the Information Center regarding availability. 
  • Other areas, such as the Markee Northwest Patio, may be utilized for vending with permission from the Event Reservations office. 
  • The Markee Pioneer Student Center is not responsible for storage or security of informational displays, fund raising materials, and/or vendor items or equipment. 
  • Organizations may not restrict the natural flow of traffic and must remain in the designated area. 
  • Organizations may not directly approach university community members and must remain in the designated table area
  • Organizations must comply with UW-Platteville and Markee Pioneer Student Center policies. 
  • Vendors found not following the Markee Pioneer Student Center Vending Policy will be ask to leave and forfeit all monies paid for vending table space. Vendors may be denied future vending space and/or use of the Markee Pioneer Student Center facilities. 
  • The Student Centers reserves the right to deny service to organizations that have violated reservation policies or are not in good standing with the University until privileges have been reinstated by the Director of Student Centers or their designee.
Revision History
07/25/18- updated and approved by the Chancellor and the Executive Team
02/12/20- updated to reflect edits adopted in 2018.







Keywords:university policy, contact table, table, policy, student center, markee, pioneer, facilities, student, activity center, reservations   Doc ID:92628
Owner:Denise L.Group:UW Platt Admin Services
Created:2019-06-21 10:32 CDTUpdated:2020-07-13 14:24 CDT
Sites:UW Platt Admin Services
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