Do You Need a Temporary Food Permit for Your UW Event?

f you are organizing an event where you plan to serve food, you might need a temporary food permit. The following groups need a temporary permit to sell or give away perishable food on UW property at an event open to the campus community:

  • Registered student organizations (RSOs)
  • UW departments
  • Non-UW groups organizing an event sponsored by a UW department
  • Off-campus groups intending to serve food from off-campus sources

If your group is planning to serve perishable food, no permit is needed if any of the following apply: