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 a.m. 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.
To reserve other academic buildings, contact this email.
Meeting Rooms, Event Spaces, and Common Areas
The Activities Room is a mixed-use space on the second floor of the Cohon University Center.
Andy's Alcove is a mixed-use space on the lower floor of the Cohon University Center.
Caffee Room is a 12-person conference room on the second floor overlooking the Cut.
Class of 1987 is a conference room on the second floor equipped with a projector and screen.
Connan is a large multipurpose conference room on the first floor near Wean Commons.
Danforth Conference is a spacious and flexible space equipped with built-in technology provisions.
The Danforth Lounge is a large reception space located overlooking the Gesling Stadium.
Dowd is a meeting room with flexible tables and chairs, a white board, projector and screen.
The General Motors Room overlooks the pool and offers plenty of seating for Cohon Center guests.
The Graduate Student Lounge is a study, work, and social space for graduate students.
Kirr Commons is a main lobby and student gathering space and hub in the Cohon Center.
Lee Lobby is a main entranceway and gathering space that features a beautiful Chihuly sculpture.
Legazy Plaza is a courtyard and gathering space between the Cohon Center and West Wing.
McConomy is a large auditorium on the first floor, featuring 445 stadium-style seats and a stage.
McKenna, Peter, and Wright can serve as one large space or be divided into three rooms. All individual rooms have a projector, screen and audio.
Merson Courtyard is a community gathering space outside of the center near the Cut.
Pake Room is a conference room on the second floor equipped with a projector and screen.
A multi-denominational prayer room is available 24 hours a day in the lower level.
The Rain Gardens are a beautiful entranceway to Carnegie Mellon's campus from Forbes Avenue.
Rangos Ballroom can be divided into individual sections - Rangos 1, 2, and 3 - for smaller events.
A recycling center is available on the first floor of the center as a resource for the entire campus.
Schatz is Carnegie Mellon’s all-you-care-to-eat breakfast and dinner buffet with a formal dining room.
Scotland Yard is a recreational space and game room offering pool, foosball, pinball, and more.
Skibo Café is a mutipurpose space with writable surfaces, digital displays, power, and a stage.
The Studio Theater is a reservable space, featuring telescopic seating, tension grid, and projection booth.
CPDC offers 25 study rooms for students to reserve as quiet study and work spaces.
The Tartan Collaborative Commons is a study, work, and gathering space for undergraduates.
Adorned with a beautiful stained-glass window, the chapel is a prayer space on the first floor.