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Front of the UVA Chapel
Rotunda Garden
Inside view of 1515 stage and lounge
Newcomb Hall Outside
McIntire Ampitheatre


Event Planning Services

Event Planning Services manages the scheduling of events/activities within Newcomb Hall, UVA Chapel, Ern Commons, O’Hill Forum, Runk Green Room, 1515 University Ave, and the Student Activities Building.  The office is also responsible for reserving banner and tabling spaces as well as various outdoor venues.

To reserve space and/or plan an event on Grounds, please select an option below that best describes your affiliation with the University. The correct selection is important as the policies can vary by audience. 

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Presently, events occurring in Academic Spaces may only be confirmed through February 12th.

Departments and all other users may begin to reserve Student Activity Spaces on Wednesday, June 30th at 10:00am.


UVA Source logo

The Source

Reserve academic space.

Students Dancing in the Ballroom

Event Management System

Reserve student activities spaces and plan events on Grounds.

UVA Intramural Recreation Sports

Intramural-Recreational Sports

Reserve recreation facilities.

UVA Chapel

UVA Chapel

The historic UVA Chapel can host weddings, memorial services, meetings, and specials events for up to 250 guests.