Chartered undergraduate student organizations are given priority for requesting The Barn during the academic year. Those wishing to request The Barn must do the following:

1. Lottery – Participate in a lottery for the following semester (held in November and April).

2. Reserve – At the conclusion of the lottery, requests must be submitted in DeaconSpace within 10 business days. After this period, all remaining spaces will be released to be requested on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reservations are not final until you receive written confirmation.

3. Register – Students planning to host an event in the Barn must participate in the Event Planning process through the Office of Student Engagement. Student events must be registered for this process according to the following schedule:


Event Day

Registration Deadline


Thursday by 3pm


Monday by 3pm


Events must be cancelled 5 business days in advance or late cancellation fees may be applied.


The Barn is a venue for student-centered social events. Student organizations and university departments may reserve the space throughout the academic year for student events such as receptions, dances, cookouts, parties, movie screenings and concerts. Outside of the academic year, The Barn may be requested by departmental or private groups for events such as meetings, retreats and banquets.