The University Centers provides services that are essential to campus life — and services that simply make campus life easier.
Are located in Davies Center at the Northeast doors and in Hilltop Center near stairs to the cafeteria.
In August 2012 a U.S. Bank branch opened in Davies Center. Located in the Service Center complex in the east lobby, the branch bank is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The US Bank branch is located on the first floor of Davies Center.
The University Bookstore is located on the first floor of Davies Center. The Bookstore runs the textbook rental program that is funded by a designated portion of undergraduate tuition. The bookstore also sells course books that are required or recommended by instructors, and offers a buyback program. A variety of course-related and general interest reading materials, licensed emblematic clothing, greeting cards and school supplies are available. Since 2001 the University Bookstore has operated under contract with Barnes & Noble College Bookstores.
The Service Center is located on the first floor of Davies Center. Call 715-836-INFO (4636) or toll-free 800-949-UWEC (8932).
From an informal morning coffee for ten people to an elaborate evening banquet for more than 650 guests, the Blugold Dining staff is available year-round to help plan your catered event. Alcohol service may be provided through Blugold Dining at receptions, dinners and other catered events. The UW-Eau Claire dining service contractor has exclusive rights to provide all types of food services on campus.
Blugold Dining offers a great range of dining options to the university community at a variety of campus locations. The university’s dining partner since 2002, Sodexo demonstrates innovation in its sustainable practices on the UW-Eau Claire campus.
Event Services staff work with the university community to plan conferences, meetings and other events on campus, and works with offices and departments in executing programs that support instruction and co-curricular activities. Wedding receptions and dinners, holiday get-togethers, business and professional conferences and political rallies are among the events that may be arranged through Event Services. Staff will help plan and execute all aspects of the event — including room selection, floor plan, audio-visual support, food and beverage arrangements and decor.
Students, faculty and staff members receive their official university photo ID cards at Blugold Card Office. The Blugold Card Office provides access to the meal plan and the optional Blugold Account. It is required for renting textbooks and for borrowing materials from the library, and has many uses campuswide. Showing a Blugold Card provides free use of the Eau Claire city bus system. Through the university’s banking partnership, students also have the option of using their Blugold Cards as ATM or signature-based debit cards for transactions on and off campus.
Lost + found
The Service Center is the campus-wide lost and found. Check there for any lost items. The Service Center is located on the first floor of Davies Center.
If you live in a residence hall on campus or in one of the student hotels, you must purchase an on campus meal plan. Four meal plans are offered for on-campus residents and 3 that are tailored for off campus students, faculty, and staff.
Important documents can be conveniently notarized at the Service Center.
The Student Organizations and Leadership Center located in Davies 220, is home to more than 250 student organizations and the Student Senate. The complex provides workspace, organization mailboxes, lockers, meeting rooms, computer access, a workshop and staff support.
Postal + Parcel Services
The Service Center is a U.S. Postal Service substation that offers domestic and select international mail services. United Parcel Service (UPS) ground service is also available.
University Printing Services offers affordable and convenient printing and production services to the university community and the public. Student graphic designers are on staff. Printing Services creates custom course materials for academic departments, and provides a fleet of convenience copiers in buildings campus-wide. As the university’s designated agency printing manager, Printing Services ensures that all off-campus printing using state funds is purchased in accordance with state law and policy. Printing Services is conveniently located at 105 Davies Center.
Event Services reserves campus spaces for non-academic activities, and has an array of event technology available.
Special consideration is given to the deaf and hard of hearing population. Forum presentations are interpreted; assistive listening devices are available in most venues. Blugold Dining staff works with meal plan participants who have special dietary needs. Electric height-adjustable email workstations are provided in Davies Center for those in wheelchairs.
Tickets for campus events are sold by the Service Center, the university’s centralized ticket office. Tickets are sold at the Service Center counter, online, by phone, by mail and at event box offices.
Vending machines are located throughout the Davies Center building.
We invite you to share this important day with us at the Davies Center, which provides services for flexible possibilities for ceremonies, pre-reception family socials, on-site catering, receptions, gift openings and photography opportunities. Our creative staff will help you design a wedding that is distinctly yours.