UF Rental Facilities

University Facilities Available for Rent 

Austin Cary Forest

Dauer Hall Meeting Rooms

Emerson Alumni Hall

Florida Gym

Florida Museum of Natural History

Harn Museum of Art

Housing and Residence Education

J. Wayne Reitz Union (JWRU) Facilities

Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall

Lake Wauburg Cypress Lodge

Plaza of the Americas

Pugh Hall Ocora

Pugh Hall Meeting Rooms

Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

TREEO Center

Turlington Plaza

UAA:  Holloway Touchdown Terrace

UAA:  University Women's Club

UF Library

UF Performing Arts Facilities

University House

Ustler Hall

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience (St. Augustine, FL)

Austin Cary Forest

Contact: forest-campus@ifas.ufl.edu

The UF|IFAS School of Forest Resources & Conservation is proud to offer enriching spaces at the Austin Cary Forest for successful conferences, courses, meetings, and events. We strive to create an atmosphere conducive to learning, growth and collaboration and at the same time to provide visitors with a serene experience in the forest, emphasizing the importance of natural resources to our lives.

About the Austin Cary Facilities

About Austin Cary Forest

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Dauer Hall Meeting Rooms

215 Dauer: No charge, not open for student use.  Must be reserved by UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty.
Contact:  Michal Katz (michal20@ufl.edu)

219 Dauer: No charge, not open for student use.
Contact:  Michal Katz (michal20@ufl.edu)

About Dauer Hall Meeting Rooms.

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Emerson Alumni Hall

Florida Gym

The historic Florida Gymnasium provides the perfect location for any organization’s event—whether academic, athletic, or even charitable in nature. Recent events held in the gym include the following: seminars, lectures, luncheons, exhibitions, orientation programs, award ceremonies, student group meetings, academic competitions, holiday parties, and benefit dinners; basketball, volleyball, and ping-pong tournaments. Click this link to see pictures of previous Florida Gym events.

Chairs, tables (rectangle or round), staging, audio/video equipment, and other items are available to rent, making the planning and preparation for your event seamless.

Reserve the Florida Gym for your organization’s event today. Navigate to this web page (http://gym.hhp.ufl.edu), completely fill out the Facility Request Form, and submit the form. General rules, rental rates, and available rental items are also listed on the web page. Keep in mind that events are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis: the earlier you submit the form, the better your chance of securing the gym on your preferred date.

Florida Gym Measurements

Basketball courts: 2
Volleyball courts: 3
91 feet x 121 feet
Maximum persons allowed in gym: 595
Functional Area: ~11,000 sq. ft.
Auditorium-style seating: ~550
Cafeteria-style seating: ~550
Comfortable round table seating: ~300

If you have any questions or need further assistance, contact Michael Murphy at mmurphy@hhp.ufl.edu or 352.294.1621.

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Florida Museum of Natural History

Harn Museum of Art

Contact: Vicki Tyson 392-9826, x2153 (vtyson@harn.ufl.edu)

  • Chandler Auditorium: 150 banquet seating to 220 lecture seating
  • Goforth Learning Center Classrooms - 2 classrooms: 50 lecture seating in each or 100 combined
  • Galleria: 170 banquet seating to 400 standing reception
  • Camellia Court Café: 60 banquet seating to 125 standing reception
  • Promenade: 80 banquet seating to 150 standing reception

Harn Museum of Art Rental Information

  • University of Florida Colleges and Departments are required to use Classic Fare Catering.
  • Non-UF Groups are required to use a licensed caterer on our approved list.

Go to http://www.harn.ufl.edu/rentals/ to learn more about rental opportunities.

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Housing and Residence Education

Conference Services’ Event Coordination Website:

http://www.housing.ufl.edu/conferenceservices/yearround/event/

Contact Information

ConferenceServices@housing.ufl.edu

352-392-2161 x.16400

Reservation Request Forms:

On-Campus Event Spaces: http://www.housing.ufl.edu/conferenceservices/yearround/event/oncampus/

Infinity Hall Event Spaces: http://www.housing.ufl.edu/conferenceservices/yearround/event/infinityevent/

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J. Wayne Reitz Union (JWRU) Facilities

Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall

The Keene Faculty Center (103 Dauer Hall) rents for $100 for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) faculty and $200 for non-CLAS faculty. Student groups cannot use this room. No furniture can be moved. Cleanup is the renter’s responsibility.

Contact:  Michal Katz (michal20@ufl.edu)

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Lake Wauburg Cypress Lodge

Plaza of the Americas

Must obtain approval from the Department of Student Activities and Involvement.
Contact: (352) 392-1671

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Pugh Hall Ocora

This space may be rented after 5pm on weekdays.
There is no charge for usage. 

Contact: Sherry Feagle, sfeagle@ufl.edu

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Pugh Hall Meeting Rooms

All Pugh Hall Meeting Rooms must be reserved by UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty.  Not available for student use.

210 Pugh Hall: Conference room. Holds 30 people. No charge.
Contact: Jorge Quintana (yuyo27@ufl.edu)

150 Pugh Hall: Small room with tables. Holds 15 people. No charge.
Contact: Jorge Quintana (yuyo27@ufl.edu)

160 Pugh Hall: Small room with tables. Holds 15 people. No charge.
Contact: Jorge Quintana (yuyo27@ufl.edu)

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Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

The Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center aims to provide outstanding venue for workshops, trainings and meetings but is also available for other types of events. The center consists of a large, covered outdoor pavilion and a large ballroom which can seat up to 300 people or be divided with one or two air walls to create up to three separate meeting spaces. Each room includes state of the art, built-in audio visual equipment.

Facilty Web site

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TREEO Center

Turlington Plaza

Must obtain approval from the Department of Student Activities and Involvement.
Contact: (352) 392-1671

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UAA: Holloway Touchdown Terrace

About the University Athletic Association (UAA).

UF groups only. Any caterer may be used, with permission from UAA.

Holloway Touchdown Terrace
Rental: $2000, but additional charges may apply.
Contact: Matt Goss at 375-4683 x6028 mattg@gators.ufl.edu.

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UAA: University Women's Club

About the University Athletic Association (UAA).

UF groups only. Any caterer may be used, with permission from UAA.

University Women’s Club
Rental: $1000, but additional charges may apply.
Contact: Matt Goss at 375-4683 x6028 mattg@gators.ufl.edu.

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UF Library

Individuals/groups that reserve Room 100 (Previously Room 1A) are responsible for the following:

  • Arranging furniture in format desired (currently arranged in lecture style seating)
  • Arranging desired catering (no specific catering service has to be used).
  • Cleaning the room
    • wiping down all tables, if used (cleaning supplies provided)
    • removing & properly disposing of all trash to dumpsters (trash bags provided - dumpster located outside of  Smathers Library in the Library West Service Drive)
    • vacuuming any areas of the room that require attention (vacuum cleaner provided)
  • Returning furniture (tables & chairs) to original format (lecture style seating-floor diagram available on podium)
  • Provide additional seating if event attendance exceeds 120 people. Per fire code 304 individuals are allowed in the room at one time; however, there is only enough seating for 120 individuals. There are 40 tables (seat 3 ea) (size 2ft x 6ft).
  • The room is equipped with a stationary podium, two ceiling mounted projectors/projections screens and two wall-mounted viewing screens (one behind the podium and one on the wall in front of/across from the podium.
  • The rental fee is $200 per day for UF affiliated departments/groups/organizations. Non UF affiliated persons/groups are not permitted to reserve the room.  There is an additional $75 fee if you require AV technology beyond use of the podium microphone.
  • Days and hours available for rental are Mondays-Thursdays (8am-6:30pm) and Fridays (8am-4:30pm) Reservations are not accepted for Saturdays, Sundays or any other days/times the University of Florida.
  • Reservation agreements must be completed and turned in at least two weeks prior to your event.
  • Reservations cannot be completed six or more months prior to your event.

About George A. Smathers Libraries.

Contact: Smathers Library Agreement http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/smathers100

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UF Performing Arts Facilities

  • Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Squitieri Studio Theatre
  • University Auditorium / Friends of Music Room
  • Baughman Center

About the UF Performing Arts (UFPA).

UFPA Rental Information.

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University House

Ustler Hall

About Ustler Hall.

Contact: Donna Tuckey, tuckey@ufl.ed

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Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience