Event/Meeting Spaces


Request the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

Our Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium is a state of the art, special event room with seating for up to 129 people. Used mainly for special events such as guest speakers, presentations, poetry readings and workshops, the room features one laser projector and screen, and four coinciding LED screens that provide a clear view for everyone in the audience. If you are interested in booking the auditorium, please fill out the online reservation form. The use of this room is restricted to Central Michigan University meetings and events only.

Features:

Capacity:

123 seats with an additional six spaces for wheelchair access (129 total)

Set-Up:

Theater style

Recommended Use:

Conferences, presentations, speakers, films

Audience clapping

The Auditorium Includes:​

  • 8"x10" signs to the left entrance of the auditorium.
  • One-12' drop-down screen.
  • Two- 60" LEDs on either side of 12' drop-down screen (4K).
  • Two-21" flat LEDs (1080p).
  • One video projector (4K).
  • One podium with touch panel; VGA & HDMI inputs.
  • WIFI and network connections at the podium.
  • One large dry erase board.

Mediated Equipment:

  • Blu-ray/DVD Player.
  • CD Player.
  • Document Camera.
  • PC.
  • Apple TV​.
  • Microphones:
    • Four wireless handheld microphones.
    • Three wireless lapel microphones (up to four total).
  • T-coil Hearing Assistance System.

Room Policies:

  • Use of the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium must be in accordance with CMU Libraries' General Reservation Information, Policies and Procedures.
  • Food and beverages are NOT permitted in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium.
  • Arrangements must be made prior to the event for instruction on the use of audio-visual equipment. Operation of the equipment during the event is the responsibility of the group using the room.
  • Arrangements for recording in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium are the responsibility of the group using the room and must be made in advance.

Request the Strosacker Meeting Room

Strosacker Room

Strosacker Room

The Strosacker Room is a formal meeting room seating up to 40 people. It contains 10 wooden tables that are set-up in a 'U' shape. This room has an LCD projector and screen, a large dry-erase board, and internet connections at each table.

If you are interested in reserving the Strosacker Room for your next meeting, please fill out the reservation form. The use of this room is restricted to Central Michigan University meetings and events only.

Features:

ROOM #110

Capacity:

Approximately 40 maximum

Recommended Use:

Administrative/Limited Use for Meetings and Special Events
Non-administrative groups may reserve if deemed appropriate. However, the CMU Libraries reserves the right to reassign or cancel room reservations(s) to assure the maximum and most appropriate utilization of this room.

The Strosacker Room Includes:​

  • 40 swivel, tan, leather chairs.
  • 10 rectangular wooden tables (3'x6').
  • Two marble-topped cabinets/counters (1'8 1/2" x 4'8").
  • One drop-down screen.
  • One drop-down video projector.
  • One podium.
  • 20 network connections mounted on the floor; three network connections on wall.
  • One dry erase board.
  • Coat racks.
  • 8"x10" sign to the right of the north entrance.

Room Policies:

  • Use of the Strosacker Room must be in accordance with CMU Libraries' General Reservation Information, Policies and Procedures.
  • Tables in the Strosacker Room cannot be moved due to existing power and network connections.
  • Telephone hook-up is available at the Libraries’ discretion. Incurred telephone costs will be charged back to the appropriate department/organization.
  • Arrangements must be made prior to the event for instruction on the use of audio-visual equipment. Operation of the equipment during the event is the responsibility of the group using the room.
  • Food and beverages are permitted in the Strosacker Room.
    • Arrangements to serve food and beverages are to be made directly with Classic Fare Catering at 989-774-7480. The library must approve food and beverage requests before the event.
    • Use of placements and coasters are mandatory when food or beverages are served in the Strosacker Room.
    • All food and beverages must be removed from the room when the event has ended.

General Reservation Information, Policies and Procedures

Last updated February 2021

Room Reservation Procedures

  • To request a room, complete an online reservation form. Rooms will only be assigned after the appropriate form is submitted. You will receive an email confirmation when your event is approved.
  • The person requesting the room must represent an official CMU University Group or Student Group as defined in  CMU’s Facility Use Policy.
  • Requests are processed in the order in which they are received. Consideration will be given to the size of the group and the space available. The Libraries reserve the right to reassign or cancel reservations to assure the most appropriate utilization of its facilities.
  • Room reservations should be submitted at least one week prior to the event and should include:
    • Requests for early and special room set-ups.
    • Requests for instruction on audio-visual equipment. Library staff is not available to operate equipment during events. Library staff may or may not be available for equipment troubleshooting.
    • Requests for event signage.
    • Requests for library approval on planned food and beverages in the space.
  • Changes or additions to, as well as cancellations of, the original request must be communicated to the Library 48 hours prior to the event. Please call (989) 774-3114 or email us.
  • Rooms can be reserved up to six months in advance, or one year for events pertaining to Core University Activities as defined in  CMU’s Facility Use Policy.
  • Rooms cannot be reserved on a recurring basis. Exceptions may be made for the Strosacker Room for events pertaining to a Core University Activity as defined in  CMU’s Facility Use Policy.
  • All space requests for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) must be processed through Engage before submitting a request for space in the Library.
  • Events must end 30 minutes prior to the closing of the Park Library building.

Food/Beverage Policies
  • The group hosting the event is responsible for observing the Libraries’ food and drink rules. Failure to do so may result in loss of future room privileges and possible cleaning charges.
    • Food and beverages are NOT permitted in the Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium.
    • Food and beverages are permitted in the Strosacker Room.
      • Arrangements to serve food and beverages should be made directly with Classic Fare Catering at (989) 774-7480. The library must approve food and beverage requests before the event.
      • Use of placemats and coasters is mandatory when food or beverages are served in the Strosacker Room.
      • All food and beverages must be removed from the space when the event has ended.

General Information and Policies
  • Rooms must be left in the condition in which they were found.
  • The cost of repairing damage to the facility or equipment will be charged back to the sponsoring organization or person, with a minimum charge of $45.00.
  • Open flames or heating elements are NOT permitted.
  • The Library assumes no responsibility for the success of scheduled meetings or events.
  • The Libraries are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) can request use of the Daniel and Sarah Opperman Auditorium and the Strosacker Room.
  • Commercial solicitation and fundraising and promotion of non-CMU products, services, or events are NOT permitted at events in the Park Library under  CMU’s Solicitations and Fundraising Policy.
  • All groups using University Space are expected to adhere to the laws of the State of Michigan, all local and federal laws, and general policies, regulations, and guidelines of Central Michigan University and the CMU Libraries. Failure to comply with  Central Michigan University’s Administrative Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines may result in forfeiture of the privilege of utilizing Libraries facilities.

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE POLICIES MAY RESULT IN A ROOM RESERVATION BEING CANCELLED AND POSSIBLE DENIAL OF FUTURE PRIVILEGES IN THE LIBRARY. 
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