Frequently Asked Questions

Who can submit a request for space at the Graham Center?

  • Student Organizations that have an active status in Panther Connect can make reservations. Request can be made by one of the three designated EMS Space Schedulers under that organization. Organizations can assign up to three EMS Space Schedulers via Panther Connect.
  • FIU Faculty and staff may reserve under their respective department.
  • Request for external events must be made by the person in charge of the event and responsible for payment.

How early do I need to reserve space at the Graham Center?

Event venues are booked on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is recommended that you submit your request early, to access your venue of choice. 

What is included when I reserve space? 

  • Student Organizations: up to (20) 6 ft rectangular tables, up to 10 rectangular linens, 60” or 72” round tables, chairs, stage, and dance floor are included. AV equipment provided free of charge is dependent on the current SGA Agreement.
  • Departments: up to (20) 6 ft rectangular tables, up to 10 rectangular linens, 60” or 72” round tables, chairs, stage, dance floor, and basic AV equipment. Additional charges may apply.
  • External Customers: up to (10) rectangular tables, 60” or 72” round tables, chairs, stage, and dance floor. AV equipment, personnel, and other charges may apply.

Items often requested but have an additional fee include hightops, hightop linens, round table linens, pipe and drape, uplighting, etc.

Items provided by other university service providers that may be requested through our office but come with additional fees include: plants, parking services, FIU police services, and Media Technology Services.

May alcohol be served or consumed at my event?

  • Event organizers must disclose the intent of offering alcohol at the time of reservation and must plan with their respective GC event coordinator to ensure adherence to policy.
  • The event must first be approved by the Office of the Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.
  • An FIU police officer is required during the time of alcohol service. It is at the discretion of FIU PD to determine if more than one officer is necessary. Personnel fees are the responsibility of the event organizer.

 How can I reserve academic space?

  • Student Organizations: Please contact the GC Event Planning Office at 305-348-2297 or email gcevents@fiu.edu. 
  • Departments: Please contact the Office of Class Management directly.

Contact

MMC
GC 1210

305-348-2297

gcevents@fiu.edu

Building Hours

Monday-Friday: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm

Holidays: 7:00 am to 8:00pm
Event Planning Office

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Holidays: 9:00 am to 6:00pm

Welcome Center

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Holidays: 9:00 am to 6:00pm
Computer Lab

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Holidays: 9:00 am to 6:00pm
Game Room

Monday-Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Holidays: Closed