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All of our spaces are available to rent by student groups, university departments, and off-campus clients. All rental revenue goes to support the department of Religious & Spiritual Life at Northwestern University. 

All of our Religious & Spiritual Life rooms are available at no cost for Religious & Spiritual Life Registered Student Groups! Please check your registration status on the Wildcat Connection.

All Facility Users must agree to the General Facilities Rental Agreement and associated Room Exhibit B.

You can now reserve all our rooms online through the Event Management System at www.reservenorris.northwestern.edu. All reservations should be placed at least 2 weeks in advance.

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

 

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/emswebapp 

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

Reception Gallery

West Buffet & East Dance Floor
Plated Meal & Center 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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