Rave Events Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Our normal reservations timeline has been impacted by the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Updated information regarding submitting new reservation requests can be found below. If you would like to request catering, please complete our Catering Online Order Form once you have a confirmed date and location for your event. 

For the most updated information from NC State University regarding coronavirus, please visit ncsu.edu/coronavirus

The following information is applicable for events in these locations, unless otherwise noted:

  • Talley Student Union, including Stewart Theatre
  • Witherspoon Student Center
  • Hunt Library – Duke Energy Hall and 4th Floor Meeting Rooms
  • Park Alumni Center
  • Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse
  • Outdoor Space – Stafford Commons, Harris Field, Brickyard, Wolf Plaza, Governors Scott Courtyard, Court of North Carolina, Bostian Lawn, Gardner Arboretum, Mary Yarborough Courtyard


Spring 2020 Events (effective March 20, 2020 – May 7, 2020)

All events on campus during this time period have been canceled. If you have a reservation with us in any of the above locations, you will be notified directly by a member of our team that your event has been canceled.

Summer 2020 Events (May 11, 2020 – August 13, 2020)

We are not currently accepting new reservations for the summer. Any existing reservations you have with us in the locations listed above, will remain confirmed until further notice. If you would like to cancel your summer event, please let us know as soon as possible. If we receive updated guidance from the Chancellor that will impact your event, we will notify you directly as soon as possible. 

Fall 2020 Events (August 14, 2020 – December 23, 2020)

We will begin accepting reservation requests for new fall events in the locations listed above on April 1, 2020. We will acknowledge receipt of your request, and you can expect to receive confirmation of your reservation by July 1, 2020. This timeline applies to new reservation requests for any type of event, priority events or single/series reservations. 

We understand this wait time is longer than you are used to, but we hope to use this time to make sure that we are able to accommodate as many events as possible with the space we have available, and to give our clients time to plan for the fall while also adjusting to the evolving coronavirus impacts.  

If you have an existing reservation for an event in one of our priority locations during this time (i.e. Talley Student Union Ballroom, Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall, Witherspoon Student Center Cinema, etc), your reservation should not be impacted. 

 

Spring 2021 Events (January 1, 2021 – May 15, 2021)

We will begin accepting new reservation requests for spring 2021 events for the following locations on May 1, 2020:

  • Talley Student Union Ballrooms
  • Witherspoon Cinema
  • Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall – pending Hunt Early Booking approval
  • Stewart Theatre
  • Park Alumni Center
  • Carol Johnson Poole Clubhouse
  • Stafford Commons – special events only 

 

New reservation requests for spring 2021 events for our other locations will be accepted beginning in November 2020

 

If you have an existing reservation for an event in one of our priority locations during this time (i.e. Talley Student Union Ballroom, Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall, Witherspoon Student Center Cinema, etc), your reservation should not be impacted. 

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to the ongoing changes presented by the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Our goal is to return to normal operations as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we continue to make customer service and communication a priority. Please contact us with any questions or concerns by email at rave-events@ncsu.edu or call us at 919-513-8368 Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm.