Student Center Event Spaces

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 are 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
  • Hilberry A - 240

    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
  • 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
  • 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
    Hilberry D - 210

    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
    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 buildings 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
     

  • 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
  • Other Student Center Reservable Spaces

    Lower Level Stage, North Commons Literature Table, North Lobby Literature Table, and South End Bake Sale/Literature Table

Other Reservable Campus Spaces

  • 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.

    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 decommissed, 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 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
  • Gullen Mall
    Gullen Mall is divided into three reservable spaces. The Flagpoles/Undergraduate Library Court is the most popular space, with a prominent location for your next event. The Fountain Court is nestled around a large fountain in the center of a green space area with benches. The Linsell House grass area is directly in front of State Hall and features a large green space.
  • 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.
  • State Hall Showcases
    State Hall houses one large showcase on the first floor for student organizations to promote themselves or their next event. The Showcase can be reserved on a one week basis to recognized student organizations. View showcase measurements.
  • Vendor Tables
    The Student Center has one vendor table available for external clients to use to promote their company or sell tangible goods. View vendor information.

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