CP&S provides vending and information tables on the second floor of the Benson University Center, for use by student organizations, university departments and members of the general public such as retail vendors, non-profit groups, or job recruiters. These can be reserved in advance by submitting request form in DeaconSpace. All off-campus companies and organizations must submit an Off Campus Space Inquiry and be approved by the CP&S Administrative office. Fees may apply.
Display space on our second and third floor building easels can be requested by submitting an Easel Request Form. Preference will be given to Reynolda Campus users, and off-campus users must pay an easel fee of $10 per easel, per day.
The Benson digital screens are located on the 2nd floor (in lobby outside food court) and the 3rd floor by the Office of Student Engagement. University departments and student organizations may submit advertisements to be displayed on a rotating slideshow on the screens. Please submit your request at least three business days before your requested start date.
Vendor Table Policies
Who May Use the Tables
The vendor tables are open to members of the Wake Forest community such as student organizations and university departments, and members of the general public such as retail vendors, non-profit groups, job recruiters, and anyone else wishing to distribute information to our students. All off-campus companies and organizations must obtain prior approval by calling the Benson Administrative office at 336-758-4869 before reserving a vendor table.
Chatered Student Organizations or those sponsored by the Department of Entrepreneurship may reserve the vendor tables at no charge. University departments may also reserve the tables at no charge. All others must pay a table rental fee of $60 per table per day.
Reserving a Table
Submit a Benson Center Vendor Table Request through DeaconSpace. Vendor Table requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Off-campus users must submit an Off Campus Vendor Table Request.
Selling Items or Services
After receiving confirmation of a vendor table reservation, chartered student organizations or university-sponsored student entrepreneurs may sell goods or services without prior clearance from the CP&S Administrative office. Chartered student groups wishing to accept Deacon Dollars must apply for that program by submitting the Deacon Dollar usage form found here (fees apply). All other organizations/companies wishing to sell merchandise or accept payments of any kind in the Benson Center must obtain approval from the CP&S Administrative office (commissions apply). Non-sponsored students wishing to conduct retail sales, whether the proceeds will be donated to charity or not, must have prior approval and pay a commission.
Each table is a standard six feet in length. There are three tables available on a first come, first-served basis. There is no limit on how many tables may be reserved.
Poster cannot publicize any event that will be serving alcohol.
Poster must be approved by the CP&S Administrative office.
Easel space is limited on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the Benson University Center and is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Administrative office will attach each poster to a bulletin board and place on an easel depending on available space.
Easels may be reserved for up to two weeks. Posters must be removed immediately after reservation has ended. If not, it will be removed by office staff and thrown away. CP&S assumes no responsibility for the safety of posters or displays.