Solicitation Table Use Guidelines and Online Application

Requests must be submitted two weeks in advance of the dates desired.

Once an application is submitted, the requestor will receive an email within 7 days indicating status of the request and process to secure tables in various residential communities.

  • Please note that conducting a survey of students is not permited in University Housing.
  • Hall Councils and students living in the residence halls have first priority for table availability.
  • The exchange of cash or credit card information for sale of merchandise is prohibited.
  • Food and beverage products from any vendor other than Michigan Dining Services are not permitted in the residence halls. Note that Michigan Dining Services' availability may be limited pending the availability of the requested items, staffing levels, and timing of the event.
  • Participants must remain at the table. If they leave to approach students, they will be asked to leave the building.
  • Requests are typically approved for a two-week period for a maximum of two days per week per community. Solicitation table use is limited between the hours of noon and 8:00 pm. Pending an individual community's previously scheduled use, availability may be limited.

  • Samples of the material(s) to be distributed must be submitted for review prior to approval of table use. The sponsoring organization's name and contact information MUST be included and plainly visible in the materials.

  • Applications submitted to the University become University record and, as such, may be subject to public disclosure. Complaints about any activity addressed in this policy will be referred by the University to the contact person as stated on the application.
  • Individuals or organizations who violate any University policy, and/or employ any form of deception in the completion and submission of necessary University Housing application materials or who misrepresent their activities or services in their communications with any University personnel or resident, will be prohibited indefinitely from future activities in any University Housing Residential area and any permissions already granted for activity may be revoked.
Group Information
Use the format of (740) 587-0123. Include your area code.
Format your response as "Full Name, UMID" with one person per line.
Solicitation Tables for Literature or Product Distribution
Describe what you will be distributing at your table (e.g., a newsletter, flyer, brochure)
Submission of Materials
  • If by fax, fax the materials to (734) 763-2313, attn: Sharon
  • If by email, send attachments to

Only send an email attachment if your paperwork is a PDF, a Word document, or a PowerPoint presentation. We need to see your paperwork in the exact format that you plan to present it, so you cannot copy and paste the text of your paperwork into the email message.


University Housing is a unit of Student Life, and an equal opportunity educator and employer.

For housing related questions, please contact University Housing.
Phone: (734) 763-3164