Vendor Info

Revised 3/15/18

Student organization, departmental, student entrepreneur and non-university vendors are permitted to set up vending tables in the Set Market Vending Area located directly in front of the Efferson Student Union.  

The Set Market is open Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm on days when the university is officially open during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Registered Student Organizations and University Departments must complete a Facility Request Form to reserve vending space at the Set Market.  Student Organizations must comply with all guidelines for vending on campus as indicated in the Efferson Student Union & Activities Student Organization Handbook. Student Entrepreneurs and Non-University can go to our online vendor request form to reserve a Set Market vendor space.  Vendors can pay vendor fees at the Efferson Student Union & Activities office located at 1628 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, 32307.


Vendor Fees

Vendor Type Rates
Registered Student Organization FREE
University Department FREE
Student Entrepreneur Vendor $20.00/Day
Non-University Vendor $30.00/Day

**Vendor fees increase for Homecoming Week**

Student Entrepreneur: A currently enrolled Florida A&M University Student that has an INC., LLC. or a Federal Tax ID number (EIN) in the name of their business. Students must provide official documentation at the time of payment.   

Non-University: Any INC or LLC that does not have an existing agreement with Florida A&M University. 

In the event of inclement weather or an unscheduled university closure vendors will have the opportunity to reschedule to another available date or receive a refund. 

Vendors can pay vendor fees in the Efferson Student Union & Activities Office between 8:00am and 10:00am on the day of.  **We will be moving to an online payment system in the near future which will require vendors to pay two business days in advance.** 

Unloading and Parking

Set Market vendors can unload from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Vehicles are prohibited from driving on or parking on any walkway areas.  After 10:00 a.m. all vehicles used for unloading must be removed from the Set and parked on public streets or in an authorized university parking lot.  Any vehicles parked on The Set after 10:00 am will be ticketed and towed at vendor's expense.

Set Market Vendors will be allowed on the Set for loading from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Vehicles are prohibited from driving on or parking on any walkway areas. Vendors must completely vacate the Set by 5:00 p.m.  All vendors are responsible for space clean-up and proper discarding of trash. No tables should be left in the vending area.

In order to park on campus, Set Market Vendors can obtain a parking permit at the Parking Information Center located at 1420 Wahnish Way (Corner of Wahnish Way and Gamble Street.) Vendors are welcome to park in all parking lots designated as “General Parking”. Vendors may also park in any metered spot available (meters must be paid).


Vendors interested in distributing or selling food /beverages must be approved by the university food service provider.  Vendors must present written approval from the university food service provider to the Efferson Student Union & Activities Office prior to requesting a vendor plot.  Vendors can contact the university food service provider for more information at 850-412-7146. 

Vendors interested in providing health or medical information/services must be approved by the Student Health Center Director.  Vendors must present written approval from the Student Health Center Director to the Efferson Student Union & Activities Office prior to requesting a vendor plot.  Vendors can contact the Student Health Center for more information at 850-599-3777.

Vendors are limited to the confines of the approved vendor space as indicated by Efferson Student Union & Activities.  Vendors are not permitted to occupy any space on the Set without authorization from Efferson Student Union & Activities. Vendors must provide their own equipment and supplies. Efferson Student Union & Activities does not provide table, chairs or any other equipment. 

The registered vendor must be present at all times during the reserved time. 

Students, individuals, and vendors cannot reserve a Set Market Vendor Plot on behalf of another. 

Amplified sound/music is permitted only on Fridays.  

Florida A&M University (FAMU) is not responsible for any items lost, stolen or damaged. Vendors are responsible for securing all sensitive items and merchandise.

Loitering, alcoholic beverages or profane language is absolutely PROHIBITED

Items which require a special state license and items that are classified as illegal may not be sold.  Items bearing Florida A&M University (FAMU) symbols or logo may not be sold.

It is the vendors’ responsibility to submit sales tax information to the Department of Revenue.

Efferson Student Union & Activities reserves the right to deny or cancel the reservation of any vendor that sells merchandise or services that conflicts with the university’s mission, regulations, Efferson Student Union & Activities regulations or university contractual obligations. Furthermore all vendors must comply with state, county and city laws and regulations.

Efferson Student Union & Activities reserves to right to relocate a vendor at any time.  

Efferson Student Union & Activities will only issue a refund in the event of inclement weather and or university closing. In the event a vendor moves forward in spite of anticipated inclement weather no refund will be issued. 

Set Vendor Plots

Vendors are limited to the locations indicated on the diagram below. 

Union Hours:

Office: 8am-5pm, M-F

Union: 8am-9pm, M-F & 12-9 Sa-Su

Galimore Lanes & Billiards & Rattler's Den: 12pm-9pm

The Staff:
William L. Clemm II, Director

Felicia Barnes, Student Clubs & Organizations

Nancy Boyd, Fraternity & Sorority Life

Lynette Boatner, Volunteer Services Program

Baron Thomas, Facility & Events

Melverton Walters, Recreation

Office: (850) 599-3400

Rattler's Den: (850) 599-3400

Galimore: (850) 599-3400

Fax: (850) 561-2515


Efferson Partners