Student Activities Center

Vendor Information

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
11 am – 2 pm
Iowa State University
Great Hall, Memorial Union

Registration for the Housing Fair is now closed.

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 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 2020 Housing Fair is now closed.

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 kheflin@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. (More details will be provided after we receive your registration.) Tear-down and load-out will be from 2 to 2:30pm the same day.

 Display Information

  • To prioritize the health and well-being of all those in attendance, all vendors must adhere to the event's COVID-19 Precautions.

  • 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 or you may request to have one of the tables removed to accommodate a display. Displays cannot extend beyond six feet in one 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. 

  • Only pre-packaged food and beverage items will be allowed to be distributed this year due to COVID-19 precautions and all food and beverages must be purchased through ISU Catering.

  • 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.

COVID-19 Precautions

To help mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the following restrictions will apply to all vendors registered for the event:

  • Vendors may have a maximum of two people present per space that is purchased--if you select the Double Occupancy option, up to four people will be allowed to staff those tables at the event.

  • All vendors will be required to wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth while staffing their table at the event. Vendors will be asked to maintain social distancing when possible throughout the event.

  • Only pre-packaged food and beverages will be allowed to be distributed. All food and beverages must be purchased from ISU Catering.

  • All students attending the event will be required to wear face coverings.

 Other Information

  • All fees are non-refundable, with the following exception: If the Memorial Union is forced to cancel the event due to COVID-19 concerns or other issues, registration fees will be refunded minus applicable MidwesTIX processing fees.

  • For questions contact Kristine Heflin at (515) 294-8081 or kheflin@iastate.edu. We look forward to your participation!

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