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Visitors are allowed to park on the campus for four calendar days during the year (July-June) for free in lots with yellow, green, or yellow-and-green-striped signage. On your fifth visit to campus during the year, you will need to purchase an ePermit to avoid receiving a parking citation. Visitors may purchase either a single day ePermit for $5 or a frequent visitor ePermit for $75 per semester.
WSU Dining is one of the providers of dining service needs for the John Bardo Center. Please contact WSU Dining by phone at 316-978-5863 or by email at WSUCatering@compass-usa.com with your food and beverage requests.
WSU Dining website
Outside catering is permitted. WSU Event Services maintains a list of approved caterers.
Parking Lot reservations
Parking lots must be reserved a minimum of seven (7) business days before the event. Lot reservations may be made online. Wichita State University police officers may be requested to monitor parking during the event. The cost for an officer is approximately $35 per hour.
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Requests for alcohol service must be approved by the WSU General Counsel prior to the date of the event. Approval is obtained by completing the following 2-3 weeks in advance:
- Notify your Event Coordinator of your request
- Complete an Alcohol Request form available from the Office of General Counsel
- Off-campus guests must provide proof of liability insurance at time the request is submitted.
- Guests will receive written notification of approval from the WSU General Counsel.
Alcohol Request form
For large events please notify the WSU Facilities Services for extra trash cans and custodial services. Facilities Services can be contacted by phone at 316-978-3444.
Table and chair rentals
Tables and chairs can be requested from University Event Services for events that take place in the John Bardo Center. Please contact University Event Services by phone at 316-978-3475 or email@example.com to request these items. For instances where Event Services does not have the requested type of tables/chairs (i.e. cocktail tables) or cannot accommodate your request due to other events on campus, we recommend calling the below vendors.
- Action Tents & Party Rental at 316-687-4400
- Ray’s Event & Tent Rental at 316-263-3931
Shocker Printing Solutions
Shocker Printing Solutions can provide all print materials necessary for events held in the John Bardo Center. Prices are fair and pick up is conveniently located on WSU campus. To learn more about their offerings or to place an online order visit wichita.edu/shockerprinting. If you have any questions or would like to speak directly to a Shocker Printing staff member, call 316-978-3546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shocker Printing Solutions website
For all Wichita State University promotional materials visit promosolutions.net. If you have any questions, contact Darin Goodrum at 316-978-3642 or email him at email@example.com.
Promo Solutions website
WSUTV Digital Signage
To post an announcement for your organization on the TV screens around campus, please use the WSUTV Digital Signage Request Form.
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WSU Internal Newsletters
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- WSU Today, the email newsletter to faculty and staff
- Shocker Blast, the email newsletter to students
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