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Reserving the Game Room

Game Room Special Event Information

Looking for a good time for your group? The Game Room is the place for your next organization function. We’ve got the latest video consoles and games, six 9-foot gold crown Brunswick tables, comfortable couches, foosball, board games, and more. Events are limited to Northwestern student organizations and university departments only.  Off-campus groups/ kids event reservations are not being accepted at this time. 

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Please note that reservations do not include the Nexus Gaming Lounge.

Reservations must be made 5-7 business days prior to the requested date. Please allow 5-7 business days to receive your confirmation.

Events can be held during normal business hours based on availability.

Student Group (2 hours) – $35

University Departments -$75

*Prices subject to change without notification.


  • Up to 65 people
  • 2 hours of unlimited game play (Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Wii U, Nintendo 64, six 9-foot professional pool tables, foosball, and board games)
Catering and Food Policy Details

You can bring in dry snack food for small events with 25 or less. Larger events require using Northwestern Catering(Compass). You will need to contact NU catering directly. Make sure you provide a reservation ID number – provided on your Game Room confirmation. For any additional equipment, contact Norris Events Planning directly -

Please note- you cannot use outside caterers or bring in large orders of food from off-campus food providers.


The Norris Game Room will need a three-day notice prior to the event.

Failure to cancel on time will result in losing future group use of the Norris Game Room space.

If you have any more questions please contact us via e-mail at or call 847-491-2347.