Room Reservations

Alumni Quad

   Jeanne Ditewig
   Office for Advancement
       Hayden-Clark Alumni Center
  (309) 677-3159

To reserve this space, email Jeanne with a detailed message about your event at minimum including the following information:

  • Proposed date and time
  • Brief description of event
  • Anticipated attendance
  • Equipment needs (electricity, catering, etc)

It is recommended that you send this email as early in the planning process as possible.


   Becky Moore
    Department of Music
       104 Constance Hall
   (309) 677-2595

Complete a Dingledine reservation form and turn it in to Becky. It is recommended that you email or call her before completing the form to ensure your event date is available.  Depending on the event, the cost of reserving this space averages between $50 to $75. (Your rental fees solely cover the cost to pay student workers to monitor the Dingledine and assist you while your organization utilizes the building.) Send this email as early in the planning process as possible but a minimum of two weeks noticed is expected.

Capacity: 400 seated

Garrett Center

   Eugenia Kyle
    Multicultural Student Services
       Garrett Center
   (309) 677-2646

Retrieve a reservation request form from the office on the second floor of the building.

Capacity: 150 seated, 250 standing

Lydia’s Lounge

   Patience Humbles-Jordan
    Student Activities
       Student Center 28
   (309) 677-3050

Complete an online reservation form.

Capacity: 70 seated, 150 standing

Olin Quad

   Patience Humbles-Jordan
    Student Activities
       Student Center 28
   (309) 677-3050

Complete an online reservation form.

Markin Center or Meinen Field

   Cheryl Lohnes
    Campus Recreation
       120 Markin Center
   (309) 677-2677

Complete a reservation form and turn it in to the office. This form needs to be turned in no later than 2 weeks before the event date; however, the earlier the better. Note the following charges that may be associated with your event:

  • If your event is after Markin’s regular hours of operation, your event is subject to a $75 fee plus staffing costs.
  • If your event is a fundraiser, a room rental fee will be assessed.

Renaissance Coliseum

   Cara Wood
    Student Activities
       Student Center 28
  (309) 677-3050

In order to reserve the Coliseum, first make an appointment with Cara Wood to discuss your event goals and set-up needs. From there, the Student Activities staff will facilitate event planning meetings with appropriate professional staff as needed.

Capacity: Approximately 3,000 seated

Student Center Atrium

   Patience Humbles-Jordan
    Student Activities
       Student Center 28,
   (309) 677-3050

Complete an online reservation form.

These are the tables student organizations staff on the first floor of the Student Center to promote upcoming events or facilitate fundraisers. These limited spaces fill up quickly, so submit your request as soon as possible to ensure a table on your preferred date.

Student Center Meeting Rooms, Ballroom or any Academic Building Not Specifically Listed

  Event Services
      Student Center 202
  (309) 677-3054

Complete, print and return an event services request form and turn it in to Event Services office. When you contact this office, be prepared to have answers to the following questions:

  • Room Set-up
  • Account Number
  • Linen Needs
  • Audio Visual (podium, mic, projector, etc)
  • Parking/Street Block-offs
  • Staging Needs