The Ohio Union

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Classroom Space

We Also Schedule Classroom Space!

Once academic classes have been scheduled in the system, registered student organizations can request meeting space in limited classroom buildings. For more information about registerating as a student organization, click here.

For Ohio Union (non-classroom) Student Organization Meeting Space
The first day to request space in the Ohio Union for recurring meetings for student organizations is as follows:
For Summer Term: Jan. 15, 8 a.m.
For Fall Semester: May 15, 8 a.m.
For Spring Semester: Sept. 15, 8 a.m

For Classroom Student Organization Meeting Space
The window for Fall Semester reservations opens August 1. The window for Spring Semester reservations opens December 1. We do not book classroom space for May or Summer terms.

Student organizations are able to reserve classroom space in in Campbell Hall, Lazenby Hall, Hitchcock Hall, Independence Hall and the Enarson Classroom Building. On weekends, only Hitchcock, Independence, and Enarson are available.


You can look up a specific room to find its features by clicking here


Make a Reservation

The form below allows you to submit a request for classroom space from the Ohio Union Event Services Office. Once submitted, you will receive a copy of your request. You will receive a confirmation of your reservation via email within 3 - 5 business days of submission if the event is able to occur. If not, an event planner will be in contact with you to work out alternate arrangements. If you have a particular classroom space you are looking for, please select it in the "Select Classroom Space" drop down menu.

If you want to book space in the Ohio Union, please contact our Event Services Team at

If you are a student organization wishing to request outdoor space, please use the Buckeye Event Network


We do not begin booking classroom space for any academic terms until the Office of Scheduling has finished scheduling classes and midterms into the system. Student organizations may request Fall Semester space as of August 1. Student organizations may request Spring Semester space as of December 1. Requests submitted during a window that is not open will not be processed and must be resubmitted when the appropriate window is available.

  • On-line requests must be received at least 3 business days before your requested event. It is strongly recommended you place your request at least 14 working days prior to your event to ensure service availability.
  • Users receive an email copy of their request immediately after submission. This is not an approval. Approval comes from Ohio Union Event Services, typically within 3 business days. If you do not receive an email copy of your request, please contact
  • Requests are typically processed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please see our building hours for days we are closed.
  • Reservations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Classroom space reservations are intended for student organization meetings. Special events or programs should be hosted in other University event venues which are listed on the website.
  • Classroom reservations are limited to a maximum of 90 minutes, to accommodate the largest number of organizations possible.
  • Classroom space is not appropriate for food service, please keep this in mind when planning your event.
  • To inquire about technology capabilities of each classroom space, please visit the Classroom Services page. Any additional technology beyond what is provided in the classroom must be requested by the organization's faculty/staff advisor, by calling 614-292-3131.

Outdoor Space

If you are a student organization wishing to schedule outdoor space such as Browning Amphitheatre, the Main Oval, the South Oval or Wexner Plaza, you must use the BEN (Buckeye Event Network) form at: BEN requests take approximately two weeks to process, please plan accordingly. If you are not a student group and need outdoor space,contact the Office of Scheduling or Click here to use their online request form. Please review the Outdoor Rules before submitting an outdoor event request.