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Great Hall

As one of the largest event spaces on the University of Minnesota campus, the Great Hall can accommodate a variety of events. The Great Hall has hosted events ranging from cultural shows, career fairs, banquet dinners, keynote lectures, blood drives, and hack-a-thons.

Includes a prep kitchen, restrooms, tech booth, green room, large stage, spacious annex, 15’x25’ screen with 17,000 lumen, 3-chip projector, and dimmable LED house & stage lighting system.

Space Diagrams: Exhibit, Banquet Rounds, Rows

SQ. FT. 10,107

Full Capacity by Set Up: 700 people (Rows), 85 booths (Exhibit), 400 people (Banquet Rounds), 1000 people (Concert), 200 people (Classroom)


Registered Student Groups
$500 for 0-8 hours, $62.50 each additional hour

University Departments
$1,000 for 0-8 hours; $125.00 each additional hour

Outside Guests
$2,000 for 0-8 hours; $250.00 each additional hour

Includes 0-8 hours of room rental and the Basic AV Package: Data Projector, Computer Audio, and Lectern with a Wired Microphone

Request a Room Now Create An Account

SUA Event Services will create an account for you. After the account is created, you will receive an email from that will contain a link for the user to confirm their email and create their password. For more information see our FAQ page.

Additional charges may apply depending on the nature of your reservation and event needs. Charges can be accrued throughout the event planning period up to and including the day of your event. SUA reserves the right to assess convenience, cleaning, or other fees as applicable. A final bill will be sent within 30 days of your event.

Available Features & Services

  • Annex/Reception Space
  • Apple TV
  • Audio/Visual Packages and Equipment
  • Coat Racks
  • Data Projector
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Green Room
  • Piano
  • Power Packages Available
  • Prep Kitchen
  • Private Restroom
  • Projection Screen
  • Stage
  • Wireless Internet Connection

Layout Options

Layout Capacity Great for:
Rows 700 people
Exhibit 85 booths Banquet/Reception, Concert, Lecture/Seminar, Meeting/Conference, Performance
Banquet - Rounds 400 people Banquet/Reception, Lecture/Seminar, Meeting/Conference, Performance
Concert 1000 people Concert
Classroom 200 people Lecture/Seminar, Meeting/Conference