Special Events Room, McKeldin 6137
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
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.
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
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.
Click here to complete an online rental
request form and generate a contract for your signature.
For questions related to the Special Events Room, contact:
Dean's Office, McKeldin 6131
kmpete AT umd.edu