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Venue Rental Information

Reservation requests for Memorial Hall, Gerrard Hall, and Historic Playmakers Theatre through August 2014 are currently being accepted. All events must be booked at least thirty days in advance.

Requests for the 2014-2015 academic year (September 2014 – August 2015) will be accepted beginning on April 1, 2014. Reservation requests for the 2014-15 academic year that are received at any point on April 1, 2014 will be randomly ranked for preference. There is no advantage to being the first person to submit a request on April 1st or to submitting duplicate submissions. All requests received after April 1, 2014 will be filled in the order in which they are received.

Please use the reservation form below to submit requests.

Requests for the 2015-2016 academic year (September 2015 – August 2016) are not being considered at this time. Please check back later for more information.

Memorial Hall

The average cost for an event by a University group in Memorial is $2,000-3,500. Due to high demand, groups will be allowed only one Friday or Saturday use per semester. Rehearsals in general may only be accommodated on the same day as the event.

Gerrard Hall

The average cost for a University group to use Gerrard Hall is $200-500. Due to high demand, weekend uses, rehearsals and non-performance events may be limited.

Historic Playmakers Theatre

Please note that as an un-airconditioned building, Historic Playmakers Theatre is closed from April 1st – September 14th. The average cost for a University group to use Historic Playmakers Theatre is $500-1,200. Please keep in mind that Historic Playmakers Theatre has limited accessibility for persons with disabilities. The backstage facilities are not accessible for persons in wheelchairs or with mobility issues.

Non-University Organizations

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill organizations have first priority for the use of Memorial Hall, Gerrard Hall and Historic Playmakers Theatre. Non-University events must be compatible with the University’s academic mission and the Chancellor’s Facility Use Policy. Non-University events may only be booked during breaks in the academic year. Weddings and wedding receptions are not permissible in any of these venues. The average cost of a non-University event in Memorial Hall is $3,000-$5,500. The average cost of a non-University event in Gerrard Hall is $450-$1,000. The average cost of a non-University event in Historic Playmakers Theatre is $1,250-$2,250. Non-University users may call 919-962-0957 for more information about non-University booking procedures, costs and insurance requirements.

Please review the University Use Agreement and the non-University Agreement for more information about the reservation process. Please call 919-962-0957 or e-mail Mark Steffen to make a reservation.

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