Wisconsin Union Membership



(608) 262-2263 -- Wisconsin Union Membership Office

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Memorial Union Room 5195
800 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706

Wisconsin Union Membership Information

The Wisconsin Union is a membership organization. You need a membership to use Union spaces!

Membership benefits include:


  • When the curtain goes up, you'll be enjoying special pricing on Union Theater tickets
  • Members receive discounts on rooms and express check-out at Wisconsin Union hotels
  • Get physical and save 10% on rentals & activities at Sett Recreation in Union South 
  • Explore your creative side with discounts on classes, supplies and access passes at Wheelhouse Studios
  • Enjoy the great outdoors for less with discounts on equipment rentals from Outdoor UW
  • Exclusive member discounts at many Union events
  • Members-only classes at Wheelhouse Studios
  • Need some space? Members enjoy free meeting room rentals for personal special events
  • Is matrimony in your future? Have your wedding at the Union!
  • Thirsty? Members may buy beverages at both Unions
  • Traveling? Save $14 off a round trip Van Galder bus ticket to Chicago
  • Stay active! Join the members-only Hoofers Club
  • Peruse the ever-changing collections on display in the Wisconsin Union art galleries
  • Free live music events and movies - that's entertainment!
  • Free campus-wide WiFi access for use with your personal devices 
  • Stay informed about what's happening at the Union - subscribe to the Terrace Views e-newsletter 

Membership price options:


  • $100 UW-Madison New Graduate (within 1 year of graduation)
  • $100 UW-Madison Faculty/Staff Retiree (within 1 year of retirement)
  • $200 UW-Madison Recent Alumni (1 year or more after graduation)
  • $200 UW-Madison Faculty/Staff (more than 1 year after retirement)
  • $275 Community Member (open to the general public)
  • $75 Joint Spouse/Partner (of a Lifetime Member)


  • $55 Community Member (must accrue $330 to be a lifetime member)
  • $55 Current UW-Madison Faculty and Staff (must accrue $220 to be a lifetime member)

How can a person purchase a Union Membership?

A temporary card will be issued at time of purchase. The regular card will be mailed within 7-10 business days. Replacement membership cards can also be obtained by any of the above methods.

Questions about Union Membership can be directed to:

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