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Great Reading Room Reservations

Guidelines for Reserving the Great Reading Room

The Great Reading Room, located in Seerley Hall, can be reserved for a variety of events, programs, and activities.  The room is available to be reserved for official events of the President, Vice Presidents, colleges, and departments. The Great Reading Room is primarily available for ceremonial events that recognize or honor a connection, contribution, or commitment to the university.

Seerley Hall Great Reading RoomExamples of such activities include:

  • Meetings and Workshops

  • Award Ceremonies

  • Receptions which include retirement receptions for university employees

  • Research Conferences and Symposiums

  • Admissions events such as Panther Open Houses and recruitment events

  • Student Organization Initiations and/or Induction ceremonies (no open flame)

  • Commissioning ceremonies

  • Foundation events

  • Faculty or Staff Memorials

  • Posthumous Degree ceremonies

  • Research conferences

  • Reading Series

  • Official signings

  • Press events

  • Other Opportunities as Approved by the Provost

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