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UCLA Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fall 2021 reservations will start to be available beginning August 23, 2021.

  • Make sure that your chapter/council signatories are updated on MyUCLA
  • Signatories need to make an account with Recreation and ASUCLA to reserve a space through their website
  • Review the specific information about how to reserve available campus locations below

Recreation Spaces

Fall 2021 Space Requests:

Requests for event space reservations will open on Monday, August 30th. Requests for the John Wooden Center Meeting Rooms & Studios will open on Tuesday, September 7th. Requests for the Student Activities Center will open on Wednesday, September 15th.

*Current signatories can request accounts prior to August 30th. Please make sure to list your full organizations name as it is listed in MyUCLA to avoid details. Chapter/councils should select "Registered Student Organization" in the affiliation section.

UCLA Events Office

Fall 2021 Space Requests:

All space reservations will be made virtually. Effective September 13, 2021: Scheduling Advising Hours are Monday-Wednesday from 10:00am - 2:00pm. During these hours reservation changes, payments and general scheduling questions will be answered. New reservations cannot be made in person.

Location Types

The UCLA Events Office provides venue scheduling and management assistance for non-academic meetings and events organized by Registered Campus Organizations (RCOs/fraternities & sororities). They schedule activities in the University’s general assignment classrooms and outdoor campus quads. In all cases RCOs must have approval from their OFSL Staff advisor to hold an activity on campus.

The Events Office provides event management assistance at no cost to students for RCO events, however there are costs for other event services, such as Facilities room openings, Audio Visual Services, equipment rentals, etc. Visit their website for the scheduling guidelines and procedures for the most common student activities.

Online Classroom Lottery

What is the lottery? The lottery is a chance for your group to sign up for next quarter’s classrooms. Enter your group into the lottery and you will be given a randomly generated appointment date to come schedule a room for next quarter. Appointment dates are assigned by lottery, not by the time you reply to the email.

The lottery is typically open during week 7 or 8 of the preceding quarter. The Fall 2021 Lottery has already passed.

Outdoor Events

Your chapter/council signatory must acquire event pre-approval from your staff advisor. The signatory emails the scheduling request to the Events Office. The request email must include the event date, time, location needed, and a description of the event. The signatory must copy their OFSL staff advisor on the request email. When the scheduling is confirmed, the signatory will be emailed an Event Summary form and a link to complete an Events OnLine (EOL) registration along with the name of their assigned Events Office Event Manager. The signatory emails the completed Event Summary to their assigned Events Office Event Manager. The Event Manager will then contact the signatory to discuss the details of the event, create a layout if necessary, and provide an estimate of costs for services or equipment needed for the event.

Events OnLine

UCLA Events Online (EOL) Event Registration is a comprehensive, web-based notification, communication and approval system for requesting extracurricular use of University facilities. The EOL Event Registration system also facilitates coordination of campus-wide efforts to consolidate pertinent event information into a single, comprehensive database and is the mechanism by which UCLA is able to track and monitor all non-academic use of University facilities. EOL will provide information about University event policies, a customized checklist for event arrangement and notify certain campus service departments about your event (Parking, AVS, Fire Department, Facilities, etc.)

ASUCLA Events Office

Fall 2021 Space Requests:

On August 23rd, an email will be sent to signatories with a Google form link and timeline reminder. A Google form will be available on the ASUCA Website on August 27th and will be activated for lottery signups. The Google form on ASUCLA website will close on August 30th at 9am PST. On
September 2nd, ASUCLA will post group days and links on ASUCA website and email signatories. The lottery appointments will be held between September 7th through 22nd and all appointments will be via Zoom.

Available Locations

They can accommodate a wide-range of event needs including equipment rentals, customized buffets and printed programs and awards. ASUCLA’s vast array of amenities with our event-planning experience, attention to detail and personalized service, can help you make any event a special occasion. ASUCLA manages a variety of spaces such as meeting rooms in Ackerman and Kerckhoff Hall, the Ackerman Grand Ballroom, and the Charles E. Young Grand Salon.

Meeting Room Lottery

Each chapter/council will be allowed to reserve up to two (2) hours of meeting space per week; an additional hours per week may be reserved once all lottery appointments are completed. You may reserve a meeting space within one (1) week of the reservation date requested. After 5pm PST on September 22, any groups who missed their appointments/need additional meeting rooms can do so during regular operating hours.

Each chapter/council will be allowed to reserve one banner space for one (1) week. Once all Lottery appointments are completed, you may reserve one (1) additional banner space for one (1) week. You may also sign up for one (1) week of waiting list banner space.

Create an Account

Signatories need to create an account with ASUCLA prior to making reservations. ASUCLA has adopted a online venue reservation system. In order to reserve a space, organizations must sign up for an EMS Web Account. ASUCLA has also created a guide to walk your organization through reserving a space with ASUCLA.

Once your organization makes a request, it will move through a series of phases before it is approved.

Reserve a Space

Once you have created an account, click here to view available spaces and reserve spaces through the Recreation Online Reservation System. You can also contact ASUCLA for additional assistance:

Email: reserv@asucla.ucla.edu
Call: (310) 206-0832
Visit the reservation desk on A-Level of Ackerman Union at the Information Window on M-F from 9am – 5pm

Office of Residential Life

Chapters/councils can begin submitting co-programming requests with the Office of Residential Life beginning September 6th. Co-programming can include virtual and/or in-person events. Only event proposals suggested to occur fall week 5 through spring week 10 will be reviewed.

Co-Programmed Events

Res Life and your staff advisor will help you navigate programming and/or funding opportunities if you submit a proposal for Co-Programming and/or Funding. For registered student organizations seeking to co-program an event or program that reaches On-Campus Housing residents, please submit a proposal. All co-programs must comply with Residential Life’s Guidelines for Co-programming.

Private study group, meeting, or practice space

Available spaces will be posted on the reservations page and the system is self-serve, so first come, first serve. These spaces are not for events and must follow the Reservation Terms. Rooms are provided as-is and may not be used to host programs or events.

Northwest Theatre

Applications will open early fall and outreach emails will be sent out to existing student theatre groups and advisors by week 2. Residence Life is collaborating with registered campus organizations in hosting a theatre production. Groups may submit an application to be apart of the Residence Life Northwest Campus Auditorium Theatre season. If selected, the campus organization will collaborate with Arts Engagement staff to host rehearsals and shows.

Renting Spaces

UCLA Catering and Conference Services coordinate events on the Hill for a variety of paying clients, including both University affiliates (departments, student organizations, etc.) and outside entities. UCLA Recreation oversees the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center and other locations on the Hill. Non-Residential Life programmers may program independently in On-Campus Housing or adjacent venues.