Student Activities Center

Vendor Information

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
11 am – 2 pm
Iowa State University
Great Hall, Memorial Union

Registration for the Housing Fair will open July 1.

The Housing Fair provides ISU departments, local businesses, and community organizations an opportunity to engage with ISU students and help them find their home away from home. 

Registration Options

Single Occupancy - $350 

  • One booth with access to electricity if needed (must indicate on the registration form)

  • One parking pass for the Memorial Union parking ramp

  • Name of business, organization, or department listed and hyperlinked on the Housing Fair website

Double Occupancy - $500 

  • Two adjoining booths with access to electricity if needed (must indicate on the registration form)

  • Two parking passes for the Memorial Union parking ramp

  • Name of business, organization, or department listed and hyperlinked on the Housing Fair website

How to Register

Registration for the 2021 Housing Fair will open on July 1.

Vendors can register online via MidwesTIX. Every registration is subject to a $2 MidwesTIX fee and a 3% convenience fee.

If you are unable to register online, please contact housingfair@iastate.edu for assistance.

Booth Information

  • Booths will be assigned on a first-paid, first-served basis. 

  • Booth set-up will occur from 8am to 10:30am on the day of the event. Tear-down and load-out will be from 2 to 2:30pm the same day.

 Display Information

  • The Single Occupancy registration comes with one six foot table and one chair. The Double Occupancy registration comes with two six feet tables and two chairs. You may request to have tables and/or chairs removed to accommodate a display. Displays cannot extend beyond six feet in one space or twelve feet for a double space.

  • Displays must comply with fire code and safety restrictions and with Memorial Union Facility Use Policies and Guidelines. If we have concerns about your display, we will notify you immediately and work out an alternative solution.

  • Please let us know about any giveaways or other items you plan to hand out so we can ensure that they follow our standards for this event. 

  • Any food and beverage items to be distributed must be purchased through ISU Catering. Pre-packaged food and beverage items are preferred.

  • The Housing Fair is advertised as a FREE event to students. Selling foods/services/products at the booths is NOT allowed, but you may give away promotional items, employment applications, invitations, or information in regards to the products/services you offer to the ISU community. Credit card solicitation is prohibited at Iowa State University.

  • Electricity is limited to a first-registered, first-served basis. Please bring your own extension cords.

  • Vendors must adhere to any university guidelines for events, gatherings, and venues in place at the time of the event. We will make every effort to notify vendors if changes to campus guidelines occur.

 Other Information

  • All fees are non-refundable, with the following exception: If the Memorial Union is forced to cancel the event registration fees will be refunded minus applicable MidwesTIX processing fees.

  • For questions contact Student Activities at (515) 294-8081 or housingfair@iastate.edu. We look forward to your participation!

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