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Special Events Room, McKeldin 6137

***As of March 22, 2016 no new events will be scheduled in the Special Events Room.***


Room Description

Located on the 6th floor of McKeldin Library, this is a large, bright room useful for a variety of purposes, especially lectures, group discussions and receptions. 

Size and Capacity:
This room is 1,890 square feet in size. It can easily accommodate 200 people standing or 100 people sitting. Maximum seating is currently 130, limited by the number of chairs owned by the Libraries.

Reservation Policy

The Special Events room is available for use during hours when McKeldin Library is open.  Events that will end after the library closes are not permitted.  Only library groups may reserve the room on weekends.

Priority is given to library groups. All other campus groups requesting to use this room must be affiliated with a UMD academic or administrative unit.

The room is designed for special events such as talks, workshops, and receptions. It is not available for recurring classes.

There are charges for room setup and equipment use in the Special Events Room.  Please see the links to the left for information on charges for room configurations and equipment.

Food is permitted in the room. Event liaisons (i.e. organizers) are expected to clean up after their event, put all refuse in the trash bins, and return the room to its original state. Food deliveries should be brought in via the McKeldin Library loading dock and the freight elevators. The loading dock is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. NOTE: If a Friday event includes food, the refuse must be removed from the room and taken down to the loading dock dumpsters.