Iowa State Memorial Union

Room Rates & Capacities

The Memorial Union offers complimentary room reservations in the ballrooms, large meeting rooms and small meetings rooms to Recognized Student Organizations and University Departments. Check details below for the public rental prices for each space.

The prices below are in effect until June 30th, 2019. For next year's pricing, please refer to the FY20 rate page.

Note that cancellations and late changes may incur additional fees - please see our Event Equipment & Services page for more information

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University Recognized Student Organizations and University Departments receive room reservations for free - the prices listed below are for public group rentals only.

  Dimensions Capacities***

2nd Floor

WxL Ft2
Boardroom
Open Square
U-Shape
Theater
Classroom
Ovals
  Space Type Public Price
Great Hall Ballroom $745 54' x 90' 4860 - 48 42 500 99 200
South Ballroom Ballroom $500 83' x 38' 3154 - 48 42 270 60 120
Sun Room Ballroom $675 104' x 43' 4472 - 48 42 370 99 168
Oak Room * $200 36' x 37' 1332 - 36 30 80 36 40
Campanile Lg. Meeting $310 48 'x 46'/38' 1968 - 48 36 180 60 80
Cardinal Lg. Meeting $250 64' x 24' 1536 - 36 33 100 45 56
Gold Lg. Meeting $200 30' x 31' 930 - 30 27 78 33 40
Room 2256 (MCC) Sm. Meeting $200 22' x 36' 792 - 20 22 56 20 -
Room 2210 Sm. Meeting $90 16.5' x 26' 429 16 - - - - -
Room 2213 Sm. Meeting $90 14.5' x 17.5' 254 10 - - - - -

3rd Floor

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
Gallery Lg. Meeting $310 42.5' x 42.5' 1806 - 48 42 160 63 80
Pioneer Lg. Meeting $310 43' x 46' 1978 - 48 42 160 63 80
Room 3505 Sm. Meeting $95 13.5' x 36' 486 - 20 18 - - -
Room 3512 Sm. Meeting $200 20' x 46.5' 930 - 24 22 70 24 28
Room 3517 Sm. Meeting $70 12.5' x 16' 200 8 - - - - -
Room 3534 Sm. Meeting $95 18' x 29' 522 - 16 10 38 12 21
Room 3558 Sm. Meeting $90 24' x 16' 384 - 12 10 30 12 21

1st Floor

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
Pine Room† Sm. Meeting $140 22' x 35' 770 - - - - - -
Nook Sm. Meeting $60 10.5' x 12' 126 8 - - - - -
Cranny Sm. Meeting $60 11' x 11' 121 6 - - - - -

Terraces

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
Lower MU Outdoor** $170 63' x 36' 2268 - - - - - -
Middle MU Outdoor** $280 106.5' x 36'/74' 5256 - - - - - -
Upper MU Outdoor** $280 113.5' x 37' 4200 - - - - - -

Outdoor Spaces

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
MU West Parking Loop****  Campus Outdoor $500 - - - - - - - -

Notes

* Oak room is considered a Large Meeting Room, except when combined with the Great Hall, in which case it is considered a Ballroom

** Outdoor spaces count as large meeting rooms for policy purposes

*** U-Shape, Classroom, and Theater capacities include a head table, media cart, and catering table

*** Round and Oval Table capacities include a head table and a buffet line

**** All non-wedding public rentals must work with Conference Planning & Management. Additional fees will be required at this location to address safety concerns. 

† Standard capacity for Pine Room is 60

Setup Types

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