Norris Center offers many spaces and services to host your event see the information and links below for more information.
Current Campus Safety Guidance
- Expectations for Meetings and Events
- Expectations for Visitors to Campus
- Campus Visitor Requirements
Meeting Room Capacities
|McCormick Auditorium (standard)||360||NA||NA|
|101 Wildcat Room||120||30||54|
|101A Wildcat Room||40||14||18|
|101B Wildcat Room||70||20||30|
|102 Evans Room||40||14||18|
|103 Chicago Room (standard)||16||NA||NA|
|104 Big Ten Room||As is||NA||NA|
|201 Eighteen Fifty-One||18||3||4|
|202 Northwestern Room||160||36||68|
|202A Northwestern Room||70||16||28|
|202B Northwestern Room||70||16||28|
|203 Lake Room||80||28||48|
|204 Scholars Room (standard)||15||NA||NA|
|205 Louis Room||400||40||130|
|205A Louis Room North||80||32||56|
|205B Louis Room South||300||40||70|
|206 Arch Room||60||14||18|
|207 Rock Room||40||14||18|
|208 Armadillo Room||40||14||18|
|301 Alumni Room (standard)||14||NA||NA|
|Casbah Room (standard)||16||NA||NA|
- Student Organizations and on-campus departments must have a web reservation account to reserve space online.
- All Student Organizations must have an active SOFO account to request space.
- To set up an account and to reserve space go to reservenorris.northwestern.edu
In Person Reservations
Reserve space in person at 8:30am-5pm in the Event Management Office, 3rd Floor, Norris Center
Areas of Event Management
M-F 8:30am to 5pm | (847) 491-2330
- Reservations in the Norris Center: Meeting rooms, McCormick Auditorium, Louis Room
- Reservations at Shanley Pavilion, Cahn Auditorium, Guild Lounge, Great Room, Performance Hall, Lutkin, Ryan Auditorium and Parkes Hall.
- Catering reservations throughout campus
- Outdoor event reservations
- One-on-one event planning and coordination
- Event reservations can be completed through the Norris Event Planning Office or via email at Norrisemail@example.com.
- Oversee the daily building operations of the Norris University Center
- Provide technical services and event support for events in the Norris University Center
- See the Operations page for more information about the Operations team
- See the Technical Services page for more information about the Norris Technical Services team.