Meeting Rooms & Event Spaces

Housing has meeting rooms available for Conferences staying on-campus.

Requesting a Meeting Space

The Housing Meeting Facilities were designed for the purpose of serving as lounges, gathering places, recreation and program spaces for the residents of the Humboldt State living communities and are intended primarily for activities that benefit residents.

To request a Housing Meeting Facility please follow the steps listed below:

Step 1. Contact Conference Coordinator for room availability. (707) 826-5312,

Step 2. Complete and sign the Housing Room Reservation Request Form (pdf) and return to All groups requesting these facilities are subject to approval requirement, regulations, and fees.

Step 3. Requests will be reviewed by the Department and you will be notified within one week if your request is approved.

The University Center

The University Center operates the Room Reservation Desk (707) 826-4414 and books all conference rooms in Nelson Hall, the University Center, the Green and Gold Room and can schedule classroom space on campus as well. The approximate seating capacity for the non-classroom space is as follows:

Room Location Capacity
Kate Buchanan Room University Center Approx. 450 theatre style seating, 300 seated for a banquet
Karshner Lounge University Center 250 for a reception, Possible poster display area
South Lounge University Center 150 for a reception, Possible poster display area
Goodwin Forum Nelson Hall 150 theatre style seating, 105 seated for a banquet
Green and Gold Room Founders Hall 200 theatre style seating
Conference Rooms (6) Nelson Hall 8-12 around tables for meetings
Room 106 Nelson Hall 20 around tables for board meetings

The Jolly Giant Commons (JGC)

In the Jolly Giant Commons building, we have four conference rooms and the Recreation Room.

Room Location Capacity
Agate A&B Mezzanine Level, JGC 46 people (66 max)
Moonstone Mezzanine Level, JGC 25 people around board table
Mad River Room 2nd Floor, JGC 28 people around tables, 48 chairs in the room
Klamath River Room 2nd Floor, JGC 34 people in loveseat couches
Recreation Room 1st Floor, JGC 76 people in loveseat couches, 200 people theatre style with couches and chairs

College Creek Community Center

In the College Creek Community Center, we have one large conference room.

Room Location Capacity
Great Hall 2nd Floor, Community Center 280 people

Other Spaces On-Campus

Other rooms available on-campus:

Room Location Capacity
Lecture Hall 133 Science B 70 people theatre style
Lecture Hall 135 Science B 138 people theatre style
Gist Hall Theatre Gist Hall 150 people theatre style
Lecture Hall 118 Founders Hall 154 people theatre style
Lecture Hall 101 Natural Resources 96 people theatre style
VanDuzer Theatre JVD/Theatre Arts Building 762 people theatre style
East Gym Forbes Complex 1260 people
West Gym Forbes Complex 2000 people

Take a virtual tour of our meeting room spaces