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

 

Summer 2020 Events (May 11, 2020 – July 31, 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 University that will impact your event, we will notify you directly as soon as possible.

Fall 2020 Events (August 1, 2020 – November 20, 2020)

Click here to view Important Updates from NC State Student Centers for your Fall 2020 events.

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 15, 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 had an existing reservation or pending request for an event during this time, you should have been or will be contacted by one of our Event Coordinators and asked to resubmit your request based on the updated Fall 2020 Academic Calendar and our updated Room Capacities and Event Hours

Winter 2020 Events (November 21, 2020 – December 23, 2020)

If you had an existing reservation or pending request for an event during this time, you should have been or will be contacted by one of our Event Coordinators and asked to resubmit your request based on the updated Fall 2020 Academic Calendar and our updated Room Capacities and Event Hours.  

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

Effective immediately, we are no longer accepting new reservation requests for Spring 2021 events in the locations listed below. We will begin accepting new reservation requests for spring 2021 events for the following locations on September 7, 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), you will be contacted directly by one of our Event Coordinators to discuss options for your event. 

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to the ongoing changes presented by the evolving coronavirus outbreak. Our goal is to work with you to plan and host a safe and successful event. We will 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.