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Classrooms and event spaces

Classrooms and event spaces

VCU Libraries offers classrooms and event spaces on both campuses. 

Interested in booking space at VCU Libraries? The VCU Libraries Events Office can check availability, guide you through the reservation process and advise on logistics.
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Cabell Library Event Spaces

Located on the Monroe Park Campus, offers three rooms for booking by university units/groups: the Cabell Library Lecture Hall (room 303), the Sisisky Board Room (room 311) and the Multipurpose Room (room 250).

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Classrooms at Cabell Library are reserved for librarian-led instruction and classes and workshops. Faculty can also request customized sessions to fit courses.

Health Sciences Library Classrooms and Event Spaces

Located on the MCV Campus, the Health Sciences Library offers a computer classroom with 24 computers for your classes and instruction sessions. A 35-seat lecture room, equipped for media presentations, operates both as a distance learning facility and as a smart classroom.

Rental Fees for 2021–22

Note: Reservation time is measured from arrival of event manager to departure. Fee includes setup, breakdown, cleanup and furniture and AV readily available.

Room

Rental Fee

Additional Fees

Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303)

$300 per reservation lasting up to 4 hours

$100 per hour for each additional hour

  • No show: full rental cost
  • Late cancellation (1 week or less from event date): $100 only
  • Late request (1 week or less from event date): $100 on top of other fees
  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

Cabell Library Sisisky Board Room (Room 311)

$50 per hour

  • No show: full rental cost
  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

Cabell Library Multipurpose Room (250)

$50 per hour

  • No show: full rental cost
  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

Cabell Library Exhibit Space (First Floor Walls)

No charge

  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

Health Sciences Library Lecture Room (Room 2-010)

$50 per hour

  • No show: full rental cost
  • Software installation: $100
  • Late software installation (if software installation instructions are not provided within 21 business days or if a failure to test installed software within 7 business days of reservation results in a necessary software modification): $200
  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

Health Sciences Library Computer Classroom (Room 2-006)

$50 per hour

  • No show: full rental cost
  • Software installation: $100
  • Late software installation (if software installation instructions are not provided within 21 business days or if a failure to test installed software within 7 business days of reservation results in a necessary software modification): $200
  • Costs associated with repairs or special cleaning

For Questions

Please contact the library events office:

Ryan Pander
Events Manager
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314
rbpander@vcu.edu
(804) 828-0593

If you are contacting the office about a new event space request or a future event possibility, please allow five business days for a response. If your need is urgent, you may also contact Sue Robinson, executive director of communications and public relations, at srobinson26@vcu.edu. If you need assistance with public relations for your event, please contact Sue Robinson.