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Making Reservations

Outdoor Facilities

Student organizations and campus departments can reserve a variety of outdoor spaces for events. These spaces include the MLK Commons, East Lagoon, Central Park, West Lagoon, and Oderkirk Property. Reserve an outdoor space by filling out the Holmes Student Center Outdoor Space Form and submitting it to HSC Reservations and Event Management, located on the main floor of the Holmes Student Center. Please contact HSC Reservations and Event Management at 815-753-1744 or hsc@niu.edu for more information.

Common Reservation Questions

Q. How soon can we turn in our requisition form? 
A. Reservations will only be accepted for the current semester and forms can be turned in one week prior to the start of the semester.

Q. Where do we get a copy of our AR form?
A. From the Office of the Bursar in Swen Parson, room 210. Visit the Bursar website for more information.

Q. Can we reserve 2 tables in DuSable or Wirtz?
A. No, but you can reserve 1 table in each building, at the same time, if available.

Q. Can we reserve a table in MLK Commons?
A. Yes, from April 1- October 31.

Q. Can we reserve ANY room on campus?
A. Buildings with available rooms for student use are listed on the Space Requisition Form. Our office will try to accommodate your request and/or suggest alternatives.

Q. What about reserving rooms in the residence halls?
A. For more information, contact the hall directly or stop by their office.

Q. What about reserving space through Campus Recreation?
A. For more information, contact the assistant director of facility operations, Chrissy Tluczek, at 815-753-9353 or visit the Campus Recreation website.

Q. How do we reserve rooms at Holmes Student Center?
A. Contact Holmes Student Center Reservations and Event Management at 815-753-1744 or stop by their office for more information.

Q. How do we reserve the North Forty Field?
A. Contact Holmes Student Center Reservations and Event Management at 815-753-1744 or stop by their office for more information..


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