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All of our Religious & Spiritual Life rooms are available at no cost for Religious & Spiritual Life Registered Student Groups! All other groups may rent our spaces according to the chart below. All rental revenue goes to support the facility and the office of Religious & Spiritual Life.

* All reservations should be placed at least 2 weeks in advance. For assistance using EMS please review this Quick Guide. For any EMS account confirmations or user issues please contact our partners at Norris Events at 847-491-2330 or norris-events@northwestern.edu 

Room Rental Rates 

Room Name Student Rate Department Rate External Rate
Alice Millar Chapel* $20/hr $35/hr $250/hr
Jeanne Vail Chapel $15/hr $20/hr $100/hr
Choir Room (034) $10/hr $15/hr $25/hr
RSL Lounge & Conference (120) $10/hr $15/hr $25/hr
RSL Reception (122) $20/hr $40/hr *Please email for a quote
Oratory (202) $5/hr $10/hr $20/hr
PKS 212-224 (Sat. & Sun.) $10/hr $15/hr $25/hr

 *wedding & memorial prices are separate from these costs

Additional Fees:

  • Room Setup/Teardown Labor (required for PKS 122): $50
  • Projector/Screen $150 for Millar 
  • Sat. & Sun. Custodial Fee (required for all events): $150
  • Late fee is a minimum of $100/hr
  • External Clients pay a $300-$500 deposit

Place your deposit or pay your balance by clicking here

Religious & Spiritual Life Spaces

Reception Hall (PKS 122)

All internal Northwestern events will be managed by Norris Events. AV should be requested at least 2 weeks in advance by submitting an order online at:

 https://www.northwestern.edu/norris/events/tech-services/1-av-request/index.html

  • 200 seated lecture, 150 seated plated reception, 120 buffet reception
  • (10) 8' rectangular tables, (25) 6' round tables, (2) 4' Cake Rounds, (4) 6' rectangular tables
  • 200 banquet chairs
  • podium, upright piano
  • attached catering kitchen with 4 unit fridge & 2 stoves/ovens

To view more photos of the reception hall please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Reception Hall (PKS 122)
Alice Millar Chapel

Alice Millar Chapel

  • capacity of 700
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • fixed white oak pews
  • Baldwin grand piano
  • basic sound system with 2 wireless microphones

Jeanne Vail Chapel

  • capacity of 125
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • fixed white oak pews
  • upright piano
  • basic sound system,: 2 wireless microphones
Jeanne Vail Chapel
Religious & Spiritual Life Conference/Lounge (Parkes 120)

Religious & Spiritual Life Conference/Lounge (Parkes 120)

  • capacity of 50
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • standard room set of conference table seats 20, lounge area seats 10
  • 2 wall-mounted presentation monitors with HDMI connection

The Oratory (Parkes 202)

  • capacity of 50
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • standard room set of conference table seats 14, lounge area seats 6
  • *not an accessible room*

 

The Oratory (Parkes 202)
The Choir Room (Parkes 034)

The Choir Room (Parkes 034)

  • capacity of 80
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 60 movable chairs
  • 1 wall mounted presentation monitor with HDMI connection
  • *not an accessible room*

Classroom PKS 212

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 30
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 20-30 in movable desks
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

 

Classroom PKS 212
Classroom PKS 213

Classroom PKS 213

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 20
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • movable chairs and tables
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Classroom PKS 214

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 35
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 20-30 in movable desks
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Classroom PKS 214
Classroom PKS 215

Classroom PKS 215

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 30
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 20-30 in movable desks
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Conference Room PKS 222

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 20
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • conference table for 20
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Conference Room PKS 222
Classroom PKS 223

Classroom PKS 223

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 35
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 20-30 in movable desks
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Classroom PKS 224

Classrooms are reserved for academic courses Mon. - Fri. from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • capacity of 32
  • access to gendered & gender open restrooms
  • 30 movable chairs & tables
  • chalkboard
  • laptop projector hookup
  • more information can be found on the Classroom Directory.

 

Classroom PKS 224

*Items available upon request: music stands, orchestra chairs, yoga mats, zafus,  rolling whiteboard 

Place your reservation online at https://reservenorris.northwestern.edu

For questions regarding any of these spaces please contact spiritual.life@northwestern.edu.

Reception Gallery

Plated Meal & Center Dance Floor
West Buffet & East Dance Floor
Center Buffet & No Dance Floor
East Buffet & No Dance Floor)
West Buffet & Center Dance Floor
Rented Chairs & No Dance Floor
Sweetheart Table
Double-sided Buffet
Highboy Display (NU Catering, rented table))
Table Display (NU Catering)
Sweetheart Table
Cake & Sweetheart Table
Table Number Assignment
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