- Academic Learning Commons: The Academic Learning Commons is VCU’s newest classroom building. It features a stunning 374-person auditorium that has a wall of 10 television screens for projection use.
- Cary Street Gym: Student organizations can reserve certain spaces for appropriate recreational activities at the Cary Street Gym during open reservation periods. A few of those spaces are the climbing and bouldering wall, four-court gym and the Multipurpose Activity Center.
- Eugene P. and Lois E. Trani Center for Life Sciences: There are two auditorium-style classrooms on the first floor of the building equipped with video projectors to display signal from pre-installed DVD players, Internet-connected PCs and instructor-owned equipment connected to auxiliary inputs. All devices, motorized screens, room audio and lighting are operated via touch-panel controls on the podium. On the second floor, four rooms offer the same capabilities through a desk-style podium with touch-panel controls.
- Grace E. Harris Hall: Several classrooms in Harris Hall feature an instructor’s podium equipped with a networked computer, DVD player and inputs for laptop and auxiliary devices. Media can be displayed via ceiling-mounted video projectors and operated from centralized remote controls at the podium. In addition, Harris Hall Auditorium features theater-style seating and a podium equipped with a PC, DVD player, document camera, microphone and touch-panel controls for all devices, including the room’s audio and lighting.
- Hibbs Hall: Hibbs Hall features three auditorium-style classrooms, each equipped with video projectors to display signal from pre-installed DVD players and Internet-connected PCs, as well as instructor-owned equipment connected to auxiliary inputs. All devices, motorized screens, room audio and lighting are operated via centralized remote controls.
- James Branch Cabell Library: The library’s group study rooms provide space and technology to support collaboration. Most rooms are equipped with whiteboards and markers; power, networking and wireless for laptops; and large plasma screens with laptop ports.
- School of Engineering East Hall: The School of Engineering East Hall opened in spring 2008. The 115,000-square-foot expansion includes state-of-the-art lecture halls, more than 60 research and teaching labs, student meeting and study spaces, classrooms and faculty offices for the school.
- T. Edward Temple Building: There are four auditorium-style classrooms on the first floor of the Temple Building equipped with video projectors to display signal from pre-installed DVD players, Internet-connected PCs and instructor-owned equipment connected to auxiliary inputs. All devices, motorized screens, room audio and lighting are operated via touch-panel controls on the podium.
For all Monroe Park Campus academic spaces, meeting or event requests are accepted until the week after add/drop each semester. Recurring events do not roll over from year to year or semester to semester and must be renewed by the unit if a recurring event is desired. There is no guarantee that the same space will be available each time. Here is a list of Centrally Scheduled Academic Spaces, which are generally available to most groups for reservation.
No food or catering is allowed in academic classroom spaces. Any unit not following this policy is subject to a housekeeping fee and the possibility of losing reservation abilities.
Computer training classrooms
Classrooms available for events that require each participant to have a computer for general use include Cabell 320 (room use guidelines) and Technology Administration Building 108 (room use guidelines).
Hold your event at the Commons Plaza, Park Court East/West (the Compass), Park Plaza or Harris Hall Lawn. View the scheduling policies.
The first floor of the historic Scott House is available for special events. The beautiful rooms are perfect for an occasion that is elegant, yet intimate. Many affairs — including university and alumni receptions and retreats — have occurred at the Scott House since opening its doors in the fall of 2004. To reserve the Scott House please visit the Scott House event planning web page.
Stuart C. Siegel Center
The Siegel Center is known for its flexible arena space, kind hospitality, the latest in audio and visual technology and dedicated staff. Many venues and levels within the building can be rented on non-game days for conferences, meetings, trade shows and private events. Catering and event planning services are also available. To learn more, visit the Siegel Center facility rental page or call (804) 827-1000.
University Student Commons
Conveniently located in the center of the Monroe Park Campus, the University Student Commons offers a mix of meeting and event space ranging from small to large as well as dedicated audiovisual technicians, technology-enabled rooms and caterer kitchens attached to large spaces. View the venue’s scheduling policies and room capacities .