Reserve a Room


RSL Social Hall (Parkes 122)

Lounge Parkes Hall

RSL Lounge and Conference Room (Parkes 120)


RSL Oratory (Parkes 202)

Multi-Belief Space

Multi-Belief Space (Parkes 204)

Choir Room

Choir Room (Parkes 034)

We welcome all regardless of any or no faith tradition to experience our spaces and resources as a welcome respite from the busy pace of our university campus.  

All of our Religious & Spiritual Life rooms are available at no cost for all religious & spiritual practices and meetings. The rooms are available to rent for any Northwestern department, student, staff or external client. Please note, a setup and cleanup of 30 minutes before and after each event is required.

Step 1: Room Descriptions

Alice Millar Chapel

Capacity of 700, fixed white oak pews, Baldwin grand piano, basic sound system, 2 microphones

Alice Millar Chapel (PDF)

Jeanne Vail Chapel

Capacity of 125, fixed white oak pews, upright piano, basic sound system, 1 microphone

Jeanne Vail Chapel (PDF)

Religious & Spiritual Life Social Hall (Parkes 122)

Capacity of 200, (6) 8" rectangular tables, (25) 60" round tables, 200 chairs, podium, upright piano, basic sound system, 4 wall mounted speakers, 2 microphones, aux cable, optional attached catering kitchen

Parkes 122 (Social Hall) (PDF) , Parkes 125 (Catering Kitchen) (PDF)

Religious & Spiritual Life Conference/Lounge (Parkes 120)

Standard set; conference table seats 20, lounge area seats 10, 2 wall-mounted presentation monitors

Parkes 120 (Meeting Room) (PDF) 

The Oratory (Parkes 202)

Standard set; conference table seats 14, lounge area seats 6, *not an accessible room*

The Choir Room (Parkes 034)

Seats 60 movable chairs, 1 wall mounted presentation monitor, *not an accessible room*

Parkes 034 (Choir Room) (PDF), PKS034 Chair Layout (PDF)

The Multi-Belief Space (Parkes 204)

Seats 30 on floor, yoga mats and zafus are available

 *Items avaible upon request: Music stands, orchestra chairs, rectangular tables, yoga mats, zafus, projector, projection screen 

Step 2: Submit a Reservation Request

Current Northwestern students, faculty, and staff

  1. Visit Event Management System  to reserve Religious & Spiritual Life Spaces
  2. Visit 25live to reserve the 2nd floor classrooms in Parkes Hall

External Clients

Complete the appropriate Event Request Form

  1. Wedding Request Form
  2. Memorial Service Request Form
  3. External Event Request Form

General Information and Rental Rates:

  1. Alice Millar Wedding Information
  2. Room Chart with Rental Cost (PDF)


Building hours Mon.-Sun. from 9am-10pm

For questions regarding any of these spaces please contact