You are encouraged to visit your event space prior to planning decorations. Each space has a unique décor, as well as restrictions, and many need very little decoration. Use of open flames (as in tapered candles), glitter and confetti is not allowed.
All decorations provided by user group must have prior approval of the Operations Manager of Maucker Union.
No taping, stapling, tacking or adhering to any walls, windows, furniture or floors will be allowed. Wooden sign standards are available for posting information.
Balloon service is available through the Essentials in Maucker Union. The use of a helium tank within Maucker Union must have prior approval of the Operations Manager.
Any banners or special signs that are requested to be hung must be delivered to the Administrative Office Desk 24 hours prior to the reservation.
Decoration items that “bleed” color when wet (i.e., crepe paper) or may cause discoloration of furniture, walls or floor surfaces will not be allowed. (Suggest use of mylar material instead)
Flogging devices may only be used with prior approval of the Operations Manager.
The use of pyrotechnics will not be allowed. The use of open flame is restricted to the stationary use of candles in enclosed holders (i.e., votives) to be used as table decorations for dining or special entertaining events. All events using candles must be monitored by union personnel and must have prior approval of the Operations Manager.
Policies more specific to Old Central Ballroom ABC/Lobby
The use of poster putty will be allowed but must be completely removed by the sponsoring group immediately after the event.
Banners and other decorative items may be hung from either of the oak trims that surround the room.
Adhering items to acoustical panels or the portable walls is not allowed. This includes the use of straight or T-pins.
Confetti, glitter and dance floor enhancements that may adhere to the cracks in the oak parquet floor are not allowed. This includes table decorations.
Anything that may possibly damage the surface of the floor is not allowed.
The moving of any art display or art cubes in the Old Central Ballroom Lobby is not allowed with the express consent of the artist or the Maucker Union Director.
063 Maucker Union | University of Northern Iowa | Cedar Falls IA 50614-0167
Phone: (319) 273-2256 | Fax: (319) 273-7640 | E-Mail: Union-Reservations@uni.edu
Maintained by Maucker Union Administrative Office
Last Modified: 02/25/2013