Reservations

Meet, engage, and enjoy the heartbeat of campus.

This premium facility offers a variety of spaces for everything from a business meeting to a wedding. Below are descriptions of each of our reservable spaces. As always, our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you with your event planning needs. 

  • Ballroom - 265

    The Ballroom is the largest meeting space in the Wayne State University Student Center. This versatile event space is equipped with a state-of-the-art AV system with dual projection and can be divided into three rooms, depending on your event needs. The Ballroom hosts events from performances to career fairs and banquets.

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Dance Floor (optional)
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Portable Staging (available with stairs or ramp)
    • Projection System (facing the north & west walls)
    • Registration Space
    • Stage Furniture
    • Up to 4 microphones and a podium microphone before production charges apply
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    See detailed audio/visual capabilities of Ballroom

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 6,566
    Length: 94' 6"
    Width: 73' 4"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 400 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 352 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    Workshop 200 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $500 $1,250

     

  • Hilberry A - 240

    Hilberry A room photos

    Known for their high ceilings and spacious design, the Hilberry Rooms are named after Wayne State's fourth president, Clarence B. Hilberry, who served as University President from 1953-1965. This versatile event space is commonly used for workshops, career fairs, lectures, and banquets. Hilberry A, B, and C can be combined for events requiring more space. 

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • Portable Staging (available with stairs or ramp)
    • Projection System
    • Registration Space
    • Stage Furniture
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,294
    Length: 39' 3"
    Width: 29' 8"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 80 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 64 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 36 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 48 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 40 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Hilberry B - 230

    Known for their high ceilings and spacious design, the Hilberry Rooms are named after Wayne State's fourth president, Clarence B. Hilberry, who served as University President from 1953-1965. This versatile event space is commonly used for workshops, career fairs, lectures, and banquets. Hilberry A, B, and C can be combined for events requiring more space. 

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Conference Phone
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • Portable Staging (available with stairs or ramp)
    • Projection System
    • Registration Space
    • Stage Furniture
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,301
    Length: 39' 3"
    Width: 29' 8"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 80 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 64 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 36 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 48 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 40 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Hilberry C - 220

    Known for their high ceilings and spacious design, the Hilberry Rooms are named after Wayne State's fourth president, Clarence B. Hilberry, who served as University President from 1953-1965. This versatile event space is commonly used for workshops, career fairs, lectures, and banquets. Hilberry A, B, and C can be combined for events requiring more space. 

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • Portable Staging (available with stairs or ramp)
    • Projection System
    • Registration Space
    • Stage Furniture
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,268
    Length: 39' 3"
    Width: 29' 8"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 80 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 64 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 36 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 48 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 40 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Hilberry D - 210

    Hilberry D photo

    Known for their high ceilings and spacious design, the Hilberry Rooms are named after Wayne State's fourth president, Clarence B. Hilberry, who served as University President from 1953-1965. This versatile event space is commonly used for workshops, career fairs, lectures, and banquets. Hilberry D features floor-to-ceiling windows with electronic shades and side entry from Hilberry E. 

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Conference Phone
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • Projection System
    • Registration Space
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,312
    Length: 47' 7"
    Width: 29'

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 60 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 40 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 30 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 35 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 30 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Hilberry EF - 204

    Known for their high ceilings and spacious design, the Hilberry Rooms are named after Wayne State's fourth president, Clarence B. Hilberry, who served as University President from 1953-1965. This versatile event space is commonly used for workshops, career fairs, lectures, and banquets. Hilberry E & F can be reserved together or separately and exits into the building's 2nd floor south lounge. 

    Available Features & Services:

    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Conference Phone
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • 80" HD Monitor for Projection
    • Registration Space
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,294
    Length: 39' 6"
    Width: 30' 5"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 70 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 72 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 22 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 28 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 36 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Room 010

    Room 010

    Available Features & Services:

    • Coat Racks
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Podium
    • 80" HD Monitor for Presentations
    • Portable Sound System available with fee
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,198

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 100 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 80 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 40 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 40 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 42 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Dance Rooms 020 & 025

    Available Features & Services:

    • Built-in Audio System with RCA & Stereo connections
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Mirrored Wall
    • Wireless Internet Connection
    • Wooden Floors

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,613 (020); 1,294 (025)

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 90 Lecture, Conference, Meeting
    Banquet 64 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 40 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 40 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 60 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Room 285

    Student Center Room 285 is one of the most flexible spaces in the Student Center, featuring retractable auditorium seating and Blu-ray DVD capabilities.

    Available Features & Services:

    • Blu-ray/DVD Player
    • Cable TV
    • Coat Racks
    • Conference Phone
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Overflow video and audio stream to other Student Center spaces
    • Podium
    • Portable Staging (available with stairs or ramp)
    • Projection System
    • Registration Space
    • Retractable Auditorium Seating
    • Stage Furniture
    • Up to 2 microphones
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 1,865
    Length: 43' 5"
    Width: 35' 4"

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Auditorium 72 Lecture, Film Showing
    Lecture 80 Lecture, Conference, Film Showing, Meeting
    Banquet 64 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 24 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 30 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 40 Lecture, Meeting, Film Showing

     

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Room 384

    Available Features & Services:

    • Conference Phone
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Flat Screen Monitor On Cart (available upon request)
    • Movable furniture, no fixed set-up (only available AS IS)
    • Portable Whiteboard (available upon request)
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 821

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE $100 $250
  • Pre-set Conference Rooms

    Room 009, Room 201, Room 279, Room 281, Room 289, Room 358, Room 388, Room 389

    Available Features & Services:

    • Conference Phone (009, 201, 279, 289, 358, 388 only)
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Fixed Whiteboard
    • Flat Screen Monitor
    • Wireless Internet Connection

    Costs

    Student Organization Pricing University Department Pricing Outside Organization Pricing
    FREE FREE $100

     

     

  • Other Student Center Reservable Spaces
    • Lower Level Stage
    • North Commons Literature Tables
    • South End Bake Sale/Literature Table
    • Vendor Tables - available for external clients to use to promote their company or sell tangible goods.


Outdoor Spaces

  • Gullen Mall – Fountain Court

    Located in the center of campus, this green space includes the grassy area surrounding the fountain. Amplified sound is not permitted at this location.

    Included: Up to five six-foot tables with two chairs each.

    Available for a fee: Audio-visual equipment and additional furnishings.

  • Gullen Mall – Linsell House Grass

    The green space in front of State Hall and adjacent to the Linsell House is available by reserving this location. Amplified sound is not permitted.

    Included: Up to five six-foot tables with two chairs each.

    Available for a fee: Audio-visual equipment and additional furnishings.

  • Gullen Mall – UGL Court/Flagpoles
    The UGL Court/Flagpole area of Gullen Mall is a cement area located directly in front of the flagpoles. Amplified sound is not permitted at this location.

    Included: Up to five six-foot tables with two chairs each.

    Available for a fee: Audio-visual equipment and additional furnishings.

  • Keast Commons
    Located between Chatsworth Apartments and Anthony Wayne Drive, this spacious green space is available for use. Keast Commons is the only outdoor location that allows for amplified sound.

    Included: Up to five six-foot tables with two chairs each.

    Available for a fee: Audio-visual equipment and additional furnishings..

  • McGregor Memorial Conference Center – Pond
    The pond area is available for rental for your event for a rental fee. Reserving this location does not include access to McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Amplified sound is not permitted at this location.

    Cost: $600 per day for university departments. $1200 per day for outside organizations.

    Included: Tables and chairs and restroom access.

    Available for a fee: Audio-visual equipment and additional furnishings.

  • St. Andrew's Lawn
    Newly available! St. Andrew's Lawn has the beautiful backdrop of St. Andrew's Hall. Reserving this location does not include access to St. Andrew's Hall. Amplified sound is not permitted at this location.

    Included: Up to five six-foot tables with two chairs each.

 

Other Reservable Campus Spaces

  • General Purpose Classroom Spaces
    Our team reserved a set list of General Purpose Classroom spaces for non-class events, working closely with the Registrar and C&IT's Campus and Classroom Technology Services.

    For more information on available rooms and pricing, visit: https://studentcenter.wayne.edu/reservations/gpc.
  • Community Arts Auditorium

    450 Reuther Mall

    Hosting a large event such as a lecture series, film screening, or graduation? If so, this is the space for you. Community Arts Auditorium has a state-of-the-art projector, stage lighting, sound system, and can accommodate more than 560 guests. The Outer Gallery is a great place for book signings, meet-and-greets, and networking.

    **Due to HVAC maintenance, CAA will be unavailable for reservations November 2022 through April 2023.**

    Available Features & Services:

    • 561 Cushioned Seats
    • Green Room
    • Laser Projector with 27' Wall Display
    • Overhead Lighting
    • Podium w/ Built-in Computer
    • Registration Space
    • Stationary Stage Lighting
    • Stage Furniture
    • Ticket Booth
    • Wireless Internet Connection
    • Up to two (2) microphones included

    See detailed audio/visual capabilities of Community Arts Auditorium

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 7,994

  • Saint Andrew's Hall

    5105 Anthony Wayne Drive, Detroit, MI 48202 (918 Ludington Mall on the campus)

    This historic church, now decommissioned, was constructed in 1886. Wayne State University purchased the church, and it is currently used as a reservable event space. St. Andrew's Hall can accommodate up to 200 guests in the lecture. The beautiful interior is something you must see for yourself.

    Available Features & Services:

    • 1680 sq. Ft. Stage
    • Coat Racks
    • Electrical Outlets
    • Food Prep Kitchen
    • Projection Screen
    • Podium
    • Rear Projection Unit
    • Second Floor Meeting/Dressing Room
    • Tech Booth
    • Wireless Internet Connection
    • Up to two microphones included

    Room Specifications
    Square Footage: 5,075

    Layout Options

    Layout Capacity Great for:
    Lecture 200 Lecture, Conference, Meeting
    Banquet 160 Lecture, Conference, Banquet, Meeting
    U-Shape 36 Conference, Meeting
    Conference 24 Conference, Meeting
    Hollow Square 48 Conference, Meeting
    Workshop 60 Lecture, Meeting
  • McGregor Memorial Conference Center
    The McGregor Memorial Conference Center offers flexible spaces to meet, greet and welcome your guests. Featuring over 10,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, you can select from 8 meeting rooms to accommodate your group's size.

    For more information on pricing and available rooms, visit: https://mcgregor.wayne.edu/reservations
  • Bake Sale Locations
    Student Center Reservations reserves bake sale locations in State Hall, the Student Center, General Lectures, and Old Main. Contact us for any questions about bake sale policy and procedures.
  • STEM Innovation Learning Center
    The newly renovated STEM Innovation Learning Center features nearly 100,000 square feet of flexible classrooms, instructional labs, a maker space, and a 3D printing lab, as well as space that serves as a hub for K-12 outreach programming.

    To reserve a general purpose classroom, visit: https://studentcenter.wayne.edu/reservations/gpc.

    To reserve the 7th Floor, visit the EMS WebApp and select the "Reserve the STEM 7th Floor - Multipurpose Space".

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