Carnegie Mellon University

Meeting Rooms & Spaces

Most spaces in the Cohon Center can be reserved using 25Live. Requests are not considered scheduled until you have received a confirmation email from the Scheduling Office. (Once you have placed a request, do not edit your event in 25Live.)

All reservation requests must be made at least two business days before the date of the event. Cohon Center spaces can be reserved only by student organizations or academic departments between the hours of 8:00 am and midnight. Spaces may not be reserved for class-related purposes. If you have questions about and changes to your reservations, contact the Scheduling Office at 412-268-1853.

The Cohon Center is not responsible for reservations in academic buildings. For academic building reservations, contact esrooms@andrew.cmu.edu.

Meeting Rooms, Event Spaces, and Common Areas

Caffee Room

Caffee Room

Caffee Room is a 12-person conference room on the second floor overlooking the Cut.

Class of 1987 Room

Class of 1987 Room

Class of 1987 is a conference room on the second floor equipped with a projection screen.

Connan Room

Connan Room

Connan is a large multipurpose conference room on the first floor near Wean Commons.

Danforth Conference

Danforth Conference

Danforth Conference is a spacious and flexible space equipped with built-in technology provisions. 

Danforth Lounge

Danforth Lounge

The Danforth Lounge is a large reception space located overlooking the Gesling Stadium.

Dowd Room

Dowd Room

Dowd is a meeting room with flexible tables and chairs, a white board, and projection screen.

General Motors Room

General Motors Room

The General Motors Room overlooks the pool and offers plenty of seating for Cohon Center guests.

Graduate Student Lounge

Graduate Student Lounge

The Graduate Student Lounge is a study, work, and social space for graduate students.

Kirr Commons

Kirr Commons

Kirr Commons is a main lobby and student gathering space and hub in the Cohon Center.

Lee Lobby

Lee Lobby

Lee Lobby is a main entranceway and gathering space that features a beautiful Chihuly sculpture.

Legacy Plaza

Legacy Plaza

Legazy Plaza is a courtyard and gathering space between the Cohon Center and West Wing.

McConomy Auditorium

McConomy Auditorium

McConomy is a large auditorium on the first floor, featuring 445 stadium-style seats and a stage.

McKenna/Peter/Wright

McKenna Peter Wright

McKenna, Peter, and Wright can serve as one large space or be divided into three rooms.

Merson Courtyard

Merson Courtyard

Merson Courtyard is a community gathering space outside of the center near the Cut.

Pake Room

Pake Room

Pake Room is a conference room on the second floor equipped with a projection screen.

Prayer Room

Prayer Room

A multi-denominational prayer room is available 24 hours a day in the lower level.

Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens

The Rain Gardens are a beautiful entranceway to Carnegie Mellon's campus from Forbes Avenue.

Rangos Ballroom

Rangos Ballroom

Rangos Ballroom can be divided into individual sections - Rangos 1, 2, and 3 - for smaller events.

Recycling Room

Recycling Room

A recycling center is available on the first floor of the center as a resource for the entire campus.

Schatz Dining Room

Schatz Dining Room

Schatz is Carnegie Mellon’s all-you-care-to-eat breakfast and dinner buffet with a formal dining room.

Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard Game Room

Scotland Yard is a recreational space and game room offering pool, foosball, pinball, and more.

Skibo Café

Skibo Cafe

Skibo Café is a mutipurpose space with writable surfaces, digital displays, power, and a stage.

Studio Theater

Studio Theater

The Studio Theater is a reservable space, featuring telescopic seating, tension grid, and projection booth.

Study Spaces

Study Rooms

CPDC offers 25 study rooms for students to reserve as quiet study and work spaces.

Tartan Collaborative

Tartan Collaborative Commons

The Tartan Collaborative Commons is a study, work, and gathering space for undergraduates.

Wright-Rogal Chapel

Wright-Rogal Chapel

Adorned with a beautiful stained-glass window, the chapel is a prayer space on the first floor.