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Front Plaza

The Coffman Front Plaza is the grassy knoll located between Coffman Union and Washington Ave. With a great view of the Weisman Art Museum, Northrop Mall and East Bank, this space is great for information tables, bake sales, or events. The Front Plaza is a high traffic area great for reaching the University community.

Please contact for more information about tables and chairs.

Canopies that do not use stakes are permitted.


Use of this space requires an Outdoor Space Application.

Available Features & Services:

  • Power Packages Available

Registered Student Groups and University Departments may book the Front Plaza for a stand-alone event, but Guests of the University may only book the space in conjunction with a reservation within Coffman Memorial Union.

Layout Options

Layout Options
Layout Capacity Great for:
Standard 500 Concert, Contact Tables, Group Events, Information Sessions, Performance