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. Public rental prices are valid for meetings or events up to 8 hours. 

The prices below are in effect from July 1, 2020 - June 30th, 2021. 

For Fall 2020, room capacities will be limited to 50%. See Fall 2020 Room Rates & Capacities for details.

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

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  Dimensions Capacities***

2nd Floor

WxL Ft2
Boardroom
Open Square
U-Shape
Theater
Classroom
Ovals
  Space Type Public Price
Great Hall Ballroom $785 54' x 90' 4860 - 48 42 500 99 200
South Ballroom Ballroom $525 83' x 38' 3154 - 48 42 270 60 120
Sun Room Ballroom $710 104' x 43' 4472 - 48 42 370 99 168
Oak Room * $210 36' x 37' 1332 - 36 30 80 36 40
Campanile Lg. Meeting $325 48 'x 46'/38' 1968 - 48 36 180 60 80
Cardinal Lg. Meeting $265 64' x 24' 1536 - 36 33 100 45 56
Gold Lg. Meeting $210 30' x 31' 930 - 30 27 78 33 40
Room 2210 Sm. Meeting $95 16.5' x 26' 429 16 - - - - -
Room 2213 Sm. Meeting $95 14.5' x 17.5' 254 10 - - - - -
   

3rd Floor

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
Gallery Lg. Meeting $325 42.5' x 42.5' 1806 - 48 42 160 63 80
Pioneer Lg. Meeting $325 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 $210 20' x 46.5' 930 - 24 22 70 24 28
Room 3517 Sm. Meeting $75 12.5' x 16' 200 8 - - - - -
Room 3534 Sm. Meeting $100 18' x 29' 522 - 16 10 38 12 21
Room 3558 Sm. Meeting $95 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 $145 22' x 35' 770 - - - - - -
Nook Sm. Meeting $65 10.5' x 12' 126 8 - - - - -
Cranny Sm. Meeting $65 11' x 11' 121 6 - - - - -

Terraces

  Space Type Public Price WxL Ft2 BR OS U T CL OV
Lower MU Outdoor** $180 63' x 36' 2268 - - - - - -
Middle MU Outdoor** $295 106.5' x 36'/74' 5256 - - - - - -
Upper MU Outdoor** $295 113.5' 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 and catering table

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

† Standard capacity for Pine Room is 60

Setup Types

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