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  • Michigan Union
  • First Floor
Courtyard and view of coffee shop to the North
Open balcony overlooking Courtyard
Courtyard seating
Courtyard south facing


This space is adjacent to the coffee shop and has open access. During the academic year, it can be used for registration tables, CCI programs (including vendor sales), U‑M game watches and Commencement events. During spring and summer semester other events will be considered. It is important to note that:

  • The space cannot be closed.
  • There may be noise interference from the coffee shop.
  • Decisions to use this space need to consider the impact on the coffee shop.

All events require the approval of the Exceptions Committee.


  • Built-in Data Projection
  • Hard Floor
  • Projection Screen (south wall)
  • Sound System with 4 Wireless Microphones

Capacity and Layouts

  • 2,914 ft²

Layouts presented here may not be possible in your room. Talk with a representative for the most accurate information, like capacities and custom room setups.


Student organizations

Please see rate information

Cancel Fee
Minimum Free
Hourly $50.50
No Show Fee
Minimum $210.00
Hourly $70.00

U-M departments

Standard department rate

  • $302.50, up to 3 hours
  • +$101.00 per additional hour

Commercial groups unaffiliated with U-M

Standard commercial rate

  • $605.00, up to 3 hours
  • +$202.00 per additional hour

Premium rate for Saturday afternoon events

  • $910.00, up to 3 hours
  • +$303.00 per additional hour