Schedule a Space

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Scheduling & Event Services provides online centralized scheduling for most reservable spaces on Homewood campus including general pool classrooms. A variety of events and conferences are hosted every semester by student organizations, departments, and external organizations.

We hope to provide you with the best service and support for your event needs. To schedule a space, check availability, or for more information, please explore the tabs below:

JHU Departments

We strive to be an essential resource for your event planning, coordination, and advising as you navigate through the process. All Homewood departments can schedule and use space on campus at no charge. Any JHU affiliate department not located on the Homewood campus may schedule and use space, but there is an internal cost for the space and services. For more information on costs, please submit your request via the online form and you will receive a cost estimate for your request.

Scheduling a Space

Scheduling a space has never been easier! Follow these steps to get started:

  1. Visit eventscheduling.jhu.edu.
  2. Complete the online form.
  3. You will receive a tentative reservation for your request.
  4. A confirmation form will be sent within three business days.

Interested in promoting your event and not sure where to start? View PDF Document: resources available within Student Affairs to help you get started.

Please take time to review our PDF Document: reservation policies and procedures for JHU departments. If you have accessibility needs, please review our PDF Document: accessibility map or reach out if you have any questions.

Student Organizations

Scheduling & Event services is proud to support over 400 diverse Homewood campus student organizations. We offer streamlined scheduling and services so you can focus on the planning of your meetings and events. You must be a registered Homewood student organization in good standing in order to reserve space on campus.

Planning Your Event

We have made some improvements to event scheduling in hopes of creating an easier process for student organizations. Please remember all events and room reservations must be submitted 15 business days or more prior to the event start date. You must be your student organization’s designated Student Event Requestor to reserve any space at Homewood.

If you are planning a green event on the Homewood Campus, please review guidelines for hosting a zero waste event. They can guide you on how to secure a preferred zero waste caterer for your meeting, banquet, VIP reception, etc. Your assigned coordinator can also help you secure additional recycling/trash receptacles.

Registering your event and scheduling a space

Follow these steps to get started:

  1. Visit Hopkins Groups.
  2. Submit your space reservation request directly with Scheduling & Event Services.
  3. Submit your event request through Hopkins Groups.
  4. Once a space request is submitted to Scheduling & Events Services, all changes must be made in writing directly with SES and should be reflected in Hopkins Groups.
  5. You will receive a tentative room reservation confirmation once your event space has been scheduled.
  6. An event confirmation will be sent once the event has been reviewed and approved by Student Leadership and Involvement.

Once the room reservation is confirmed by Scheduling & Event Services, a Special Event Coordinator will contact you to get started with your arrangements. Your space request will be released if you do not submit and receive event approval from Leadership Engagement and Experiential Development.

Event Assistance

We are ready to assist so let’s get started…

  • Scheduling audiovisual and technology
  • Renting tables/chairs for indoor or outdoor events
  • Securing additional trash/recycling receptacles
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Name badges

Please Note: some of the services mentioned above may require additional fees depending on services and locations. KitCats, our on campus AV services, may not be able to support your outside event. However, they can assist in recommending potential outside vendors to support your event if unable to provide the service/support.

Interested in promoting your event and not sure where to start? View PDF Document: resources available within Student Affairs to help you get started.

Please make sure to review our PDF document:PDF Document: reservation policies and procedures for student organizations. All student organization events are to follow the PDF Document: student organization guidelines and uphold the expectations.

Outside Organizations

Scheduling & Event Services is here to assist you as you plan your meetings or events. Our services are available to you as an economical and reliable way of eliminating the worries and hassles of creating a program while trying to arrange the many logistics necessary to service a successful meeting on campus. You will be able to concentrate on important program content while we take care of the on-campus details for you.

Every event will be provided with an on-site professional special events coordinator to assist you with all your needs. You will receive one contact, one contract, and one invoice to make the process as seamless as possible for you.

Requesting a Space

Follow these steps to request a space:

  1. Visit eventscheduling.jhu.edu.
  2. Complete the online form.
  3. You will receive a tentative reservation for your request.
  4. A proposal will be sent within three business days.
  5. Sign and return the proposal if you are interested in moving forward with securing space and a contract will be developed.

Please take the time to review our PDF Document: reservation policies and procedures for outside organizations. If you have accessibility needs, please review our PDF Document: accessibility map or reach out if you have any questions.

Catering

Whether you’re ordering lunch for a meeting, planning a reception for 200, or responsible for coordinating a five-course dinner for a visiting VIP, 1876 Distinction, our on-campus catering service, offers a complete range of services to ensure your event is an overall success. Our chefs use humanely sourced products to create healthy and delicious flavors that will elevate your guest experience. Our team can provide the basics you’ll see on our menus, to custom one-of-a-kind menus to fit your event. Our seasoned staff will execute your vision with exceptional service and taste. Dive into our sustainable standards and diverse menu offerings to discover what makes us uniquely 1876 Distinction, a culinary experience. For questions or assistance, please reach out to jhucatering@jhu.edu.

Did you know?

Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors LogoScheduling and Event Services is “One-Stop Shop” certified through the Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors – International.

Transportation

The Homewood campus has ample transportation outlets for guests and visitor coming to and from campus and exploring the downtown inner harbor. Located within a 45-minute ride from Baltimore Washington International Airport makes this the perfect venue for easy access to the university and city attractions.

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