Use of Blumberg Auditorium, Room 309 and Room 410
Conditions of Use
The Blumberg Auditorium, Room 309, and Room 410 may be used by University affiliated groups for the following purposes:
These rooms are NOT available for non-UTEP sponsored groups, regular University classes or on-going regularly scheduled meetings.
The University Library, which uses these rooms frequently for library instruction, staff meetings, and other purposes, has priority of use.
Requests to use the Auditorium, Room 309 and Room 410 should be submitted at least five work-days in advance to the Library Administration Office (Room 316, Phone 747-5683), Monday - Friday, 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM.
The Blumberg Auditorium, located on the first floor, has a maximum capacity of 99 people; reservations cannot be made for groups expected to exceed that number. Groups of thirty persons or less should request Rooms 309 or 410.
Hours of Availability
Blumberg Auditorium, Room 309 and Room 410 are available one half (½) hour after the Library opens through one (1) hour before closing. No meetings will start before 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays to allow time for set-up. Exceptions to this policy are rare and must have approval of the Director of the Library.
Requesting party is responsible for all room set-ups and must return to its original arrangement immediately after the event. Standard room set-up: Blumberg is set up Theater Style; Meeting Room 309 is set up in Classroom Style and Room 410 is set up in Board Room Style. If you have additional requirements other than these stated, please contact, Sebastian Diaz at 747-6721or firstname.lastname@example.org. Changes in the room set-up must be requested at the time of the Reservation. If you have additional requirements moving tables or chairs or other than these stated, please contact Facilities Services two weeks in advance, and they charge a fee for their services (915) 747-7187. Groups using the rooms are responsible for the physical arrangement of chairs, tables, and the return of furnishings to their original places immediately following the event/meeting.
Additional/Optional AV Equipment NeedsAn account name and number will be provided to the Library for charging any equipment damaged or missing, damage to the room, furniture, or to the carpeting during your use of the meeting room. The Blumberg Auditorium has self-service equipment as follows: a podium, USB ports, Windows Computer, Speakers & microphone, Dual projectors/screens, and Interface cables for laptop connectivity. Other aids are also available, see reservation form. Groups needing special equipment must indicate this at the time of request. The Library Administration accepts no responsibility for setting up equipment if this information is not included on the form. Non-functioning equipment should be reported immediately to the Circulation Desk on the main floor.
Contact: Alex Fierro, (915) 747-6712 / email@example.com, or the main line at (915) 747-5391.
RefreshmentsFood and Drinks must have prior approval, including water pitchers and cups, and can ONLY be provided through the Campus Food Services (Campus Catering at (915) 747-7460). Groups are responsible for leaving the Auditorium in clean condition. Alcoholic Beverages MUST be pre-approved by the President’s Office. Cost of repairing stains or damage to the furniture, carpeting, or Library Collections will be charged to the group/department, and must be reported immediately to the Circulation Desk on the main floor.
Access to the Meeting RoomsThe rooms will be opened/unlocked 30-minutes prior to scheduled time, so please include preparation time in your request. If the room is not open, please check with a staff person at the Circulation Desk on the main floor. Circulation staff must be notified at the conclusion of the meeting that the room is vacant and ready to be secured.
[RLS: rev. 10/26/15]