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The Ohio Union is a 318,000 square foot premier venue that is used by our students, university departments and corporate clients. It is the perfect place to host your next conference, meeting, holiday celebration, seminar, reception, banquet or special event.  Our dynamic spaces and professional event services team will make your event one to remember. Most of our rooms are flexible and can be set up in banquet, theater and classroom style to best suit your event needs.

To see our building layout, please review our building map.

Barbie Tootle Room

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The Barbie Tootle Room features two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows, elegant light fixtures and a built-in granite counter. This room is perfect for your next small luncheon, rehearsal dinner or meeting.

Included Built-In AV:

  • LCD projector
  • Sony Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Player
  • Cablevision with select HD channels
  • Wireless Crestron control
  • YPbPr auxiliary inputs
  • VGA input 
  • 1/8 inch audio jack
  • Grafikeye lighting control
  • Smartboard
  • Phone line*
  • Microphones*

      *Items with AV charges

Fun/Fast Facts:

  • Barbie Tootle was a leader in the Greek community and later worked in the President’s office for many years. You may still see her around the Union!
  • This room was named in her honor by former student leaders in the Sorority and Fraternity Life communities.
  • A Smart Board is included with rental of this room.


Banquet Layout:

Seats: Maximum 50 guests

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Classroom Layout:

Seats: Maximum 42 guests

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Theater Layout:

Seats: Maximum 67 guests

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