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Room/Event Request Form

Please refer to the Events Policy (pdf) for information about holding events in Spencer Research Library.

Staffing, equipment, and/or setup charges may apply.

Event organizers are strongly encouraged to visit Spencer Research Library and meet with Meredith Huff in advance to view the requested space and discuss set-up details.

If you have questions, please contact Emily Beran, Public Services Library Assistant, at 785-864-4891 or emilyberan@ku.edu.

Select all options that apply.
Select all options that apply. We strongly encourage you to arrange to visit the space in advance to test the equipment for your specific needs; Spencer Library has no on-site technical support.
Please describe how you would like the room set up. Spencer Research Library can provide chairs plus eight (8) rectangular tables that seat six (6) people each, eight (8) round tables that seat five (5) people each, and/or six (6) cocktail height tables. Spencer does not have decorations. If desired for an event, they must be provided, set up, and removed of by the organizer.
Contact KU Catering, 785-864-2444. Spencer Research Library does not have table linens. Include linens in your food and drink order with KU Catering.
Requires administrative approval; see https://documents.ku.edu/policies/provost/alcoholicbeveragerequest.pdf.

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