Facilities & Catering

UW-Barron County facilities may be available to area individuals, organizations or corporations for meetings, receptions, ceremonies, performances and other events! A brochure showing some of the many spaces available may be seen here. To reserve a room, please fill out the Facility Use Form and mail, scan & email or deliver it to:

Barb Ritzinger
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 Barb at 715-234-8176 ext 5503 or barbara.ritzinger@uwc.edu

Cedarside Conf Room
Cedarside Conference Room

Meeting Rooms

Your club or organization may meet in one of the many classrooms or in the Cedarside 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. Rental rates by non-profit groups, corporations, or private parties are available

Fine Arts Theatre


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. If reserving the theatre, please complete and submit the Theatre Technical Needs Request Form.

Outdoor Facilities

The softball/baseball fields, soccer field and 18-hole disc golf course are open to the public. If an outdoor space reservation is wanted in conjunction with a facility rental, please indicate on the Facility Use Form and you will be contacted to discuss the space availability and your requirements.

The CommonsThe Commons

A bright and airy open space, The Commons can easily accommodate table seating for 100 or rows of seating for 150 or more. Rental includes use of integrated sound system, rotunda area and same-floor restrooms.


Student Center

Student Center
Riverside Cafe in the Student Center

The upper level of the Student Center includes the campus food service, The Eagles Nest Lounge, and The Cedarside 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 watch TV. Student Center hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Extended times are available by submitting a Facility Use Form at least two weeks prior to your event. The Cedarside 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.


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.


Gym, shower and locker facilities may be available.

Art Gallery
Joel H Salter Art Gallery

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 by emailing suzanne.truman@uwc.edu.

Food Service/Catering

The 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) during spring and fall semesters (closed holidays, winter break, spring break and during the summer), serving breakfast, lunch, daily specials, and short orders at reasonable rates. The campus Food Service caters all on-campus functions. A full menu is available to visiting groups that includes an array of morning refreshments, sandwich buffets, salad luncheons, luncheon buffets, dinners, and desserts/munchies. Arrangements should be made directly with Food Service personnel by contacting Hope Dodge at 715-234-8176 ext. 5475 or hope.dodge@uwc.edu.