Union Policy Board - Policies

Under the direction of the Union Director, Reservations and Event Planning Services is charged with the enforcement of policies set forth by the Union Policy Board (UPB) in all event spaces. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's dedication to shared governance, UPB is comprised of students and faculty, jointly advising in the operational practices of the Student Union. UPB exists in part to formulate and set policies for the operation of the UWM Student Union. In addition, UPB works with the Union Director to ensure that the UWM Student Union remains the social, cultural and recreational center for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students and campus community. 

The following is an index of all current Union Policy Board approved policies.

  1. Union Policy Board Constitution (Passed 05/07/08)
  2. Union Policy Board Bylaws (Passed 11/28/07)
  3. Alcoholic Beverages Policy (Passed 03/2/89)
  4. Audio-Visual Equipment Rental Policy (Passed 12/15/93)
  5. Union Banner Policy (Passed 07/23/04; revised 03/07/2014)
  6. Bulletin Board Policy (Passed 03/2/89; revised 03/07/2014)
  7. Exception to Catering (Passed 11/86; reaffirmed 03/30/89)
  8. Concourse Sound Policy (Passed 01/15/87; reaffirmed 03/2/89)
  9. Display Case Use Policy (Passed 12/15/93)
  10. Use of WG99-Eight Note for Bookstore (Passed 11/22/91)
  11. Election Campaign Literature Policy (Passed 04/9/87; reaffirmed 03/2/89)
  12. Excused Absence Policy (Passed 10/9/91)
  13. Handbills and Literature Distribution Policy (Passed 12/15/93; revised 03/07/2014)
  14. Union Lobby Booth Policy (Passed 12/15/93; revised 03/07/2014)
  15. Locker Allocation Policy (Passed 10/9/91)
  16. Major/Special Event Guidelines and Policies (Passed 12/15/93)
  17. Union Membership Policy (Passed 09/4/86; reaffirmed 03/2/89)
  18. Office Hours (Passed 11/12/92; revised 12/15/93)
  19. Student Organization Space Allocation Policy (Passed 12/15/93)
  20. Political Campaigning Policy (Passed 02/14/94; revised 03/07/2014)
  21. Postering Policy (Passed 02/14/94; revised 10/13/04; revised 03/07/2014)
  22. Protests Policy (Passed 03/2/89)
  23. No Smoking Policy (Passed 05/10/90; revised 10/13/04)
  24. Spaights Plaza Sound Policy (Passed 12/15/93)
  25. Special Security Events Policy (Passed 03/8/90)
  26. Polystyrene Ban (Passed 08/16/90)
  27. Student Government 24-Hour Access Policy (Passed 05/10/2010)
  28. Registered Student Organization Leaseholder Name Policy (Passed 11/17/11)