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Event Services: Room Descriptions and Rates

Room summaries, rates, and capacities based on setup type are below.

Generally speaking, registered KU student organizations and University departments are not assessed room rental charges for typical meetings or functions/events. However, University departments and/or registered KU student organizations will be assessed room and equipment rental at the University rate if either of the following are true:

  • There is an admission charge or registration fee
  • Less than 50% of the people attending the event are current KU students, faculty, and staff

Comprehensive room and equipment rental policies may be found here.

BUILDING/ROOM Level Student Univ Standard Size Sq.Ft. Dining Theater Conf.T Reception Classroom
BURGE UNION                      
Forum ABCD Main $0 $800 $1,600 71'x149' 10600 648 857 1514
Forum A Main $0 $250 $500 48'x71' 3430 210 288 490 192
Forum B Main $0 $250 $500 49'x71' 3535 240 292 505 192
Forum C Main $0 $150 $300 46'x38' 1760 102 121 48 251 81
Forum D Main $0 $150 $300 46'x35' 1715 102 122 42 245 81
Forum AB Main $0 $500 $1,000 71'x98' 6965 408 549 995
Forum CD Main $0 $300 $600 49'x71' 3490 192 249 498
Forum BCD Main $0 $550 $1,100 71'x98' 7025 432 1003
Discovery Room Main $0 $50 $100 24'x16' 384 8
  RENTAL RATES DIMENSIONS SEATING CAPACITIES
BUILDING/ROOM Level Student Univ Standard Size Sq.Ft. Dining Theater Conf.T Reception Classroom
KANSAS UNION                      
Alcove B 3 $0 $30 $60 13’x17′ 194 12
Alcove D 3 $0 $30 $60 17’x12’ 272 12
Alcove E 3 $0 $30 $60 17’x12′ 252 12
Alcove F 3 $0 $35 $70 17’X20′ 408 16
Alcove G 3 $0 $30 $60 16’x20’ 320 18
Alderson 4 $0 $175 $350 44’x46′ 2153 88 142 40 150 90
Ballroom 5 $0 $500 $1000 72’x100’ 6872 438 600 950 234
Big 12 5 $0 $150 $300 48’x52′ 2450 144 195 54 275 132
Centennial 6 $0 $85 $170 24’x52′ 1155 60 66 30 125 33
Crossroads 4 $0 $80 $160 37'x25' 1372 24 45 24 75 27
Curry 6 $0 $55 $110 17’x29′ 458 14 14
Divine Nine 6 $0 $65 $130 18’x35′ 830 50 24 30
English 6 $0 $80 $160 28’x35′ 967 32 45 26 75 28
Governors 5 $0 $55 $110 20’x30′ 641 25
International 5 $0 $55 $110 20’x30′ 641 25
Jayhawk 5 $0 $120 $240 41’x56′ 2453 126 100 40 175 65
Kansas 6 $0 $150 $300 41’x65′ 2782 120 173 48 250 90
Malott 6 $0 $120 $240 46’x32′ 2068 80 100 36 125 48
Parlors 5 $0 $100 $200 28’x57′ 1468 60 90 48 140 50
Pine 6 $0 $80 $160 28’x28′ 714 36 45 27 75 27
Regionalist 5 $0 $55 $110 21’x24′ 486 18
Roundtable 3 $0 $30 $60 22'x14' 308 10
The Jay 1 $0 $175 $350 76’x56’ 4256 102 130 150 81
The Spare Room 1 $0 $55 $110 40’x12’ 480 16
Woodruff 5 $0 $350 $700 58’x69′ 5264 499
  RENTAL RATES DIMENSIONS SEATING CAPACITIES
BUILDING/ROOM Level Student Univ Standard Size Sq.Ft. Dining Theater Conf.T Reception Classroom
DEBRUCE CENTER                      
Courtside Café 1 $0 $500 $1000 5965 206 213
Mezzanine 3 $0 $200 $400 1730 56 56
DeBruce Center (incl. Plaza) $0 $1,200 $2,400 330 680

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