Facilities Reservations & Catering

UW-Barron County facilities may be available to area individuals or organizations for meetings if they are not being used for classes or other campus programs. Some facilities are available at no cost to non-profit organizations; for others, there is a fee. To reserve a room, please complete the Facilities Usage Form and mail it to:

Julie Rankin
UW-Barron County
1800 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868

You may also fax the form to 715-234-1975.

If you have questions, please contact Julie at 715-234-8176 ext. 5458 or julie.rankin@uwc.edu

Art Gallery

Located in the Fine Arts Building, the art gallery may be available for exhibits by local and national artists through special arrangements made with Suzanne Truman, assistant professor of art, by calling 715-234-8176 ext. 5408 or by email at suzanne.truman@uwc.edu.

Fine Arts Theatre

The 349-seat theatre may be available for programs or concerts. Piano rental can be arranged. Dressing rooms may also be available. For an additional fee, special lighting and sound equipment may be used.

Food Service

The Student Center Riverside Cafe is located on the upper level of the Student Center. The food service is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday (closed on Fridays), serving breakfast, lunch, daily specials, and short orders at reasonable rates.

Vending machines are also available throughout the campus.

Contact: Hope Dodge, 715-234-8176 ext. 5475 or hope.dodge@uwc.edu


Our library catalog can be accessed from any computer with internet capability and provides an instant link to the holdings of our library as well as the libraries of the other 12 UW Colleges campuses and the 13 four-year universities.

Student Center

The upper level of the Student Center includes the Riverside Cafe, The Eagles Nest, and Cedar Side Conference Room. The Riverside Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and short orders and has a variety of snack foods. The Eagles Nest provides students with an opportunity to relax, talk with friends, and enjoy the big screen TV. The Eagles Nest hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Cedar Side Conference Room is available as a meeting place for campus or outside groups.

The lower level of the Student Center houses the distance education classrooms and three regular classrooms.

Meeting Rooms

Your club or organization may meet in one of the many classrooms or in the Cedar Side Conference Room located in the Student Center. In addition to rooms, equipment such as TV/VCRs, overhead projectors, screens, blackboards and easels may be available. Room seating can be arranged in a variety of meeting styles.

Outdoor Facilities

The softball/baseball fields, 18-hole disc golf course and three-hole golf course are open to the public.


Gym, shower and locker facilities may be available.