UC Berkeley Library

Morrison Library Reservation Requests

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Morrison Library may be scheduled by groups directly affiliated with Berkeley for evening and public events that support the Library's mission and initiatives.

  • Morrison Library can accommodate events for 50-200 people.
    • Up to 200 people for a reception
    • Up to 175 people for a lecture
  • Preference is given to events open to the campus community and the public.
  • Requests may be denied for a number of reasons such as timing in academic year, availability of staff, scope of event, security concerns, and facilities limitations.
  • Respecting the Morrison Library’s primary role as a library space and collection, requests to schedule Morrison Library during its regular public service hours will not be considered.
  • Requests will not be considered for days the Morrison Library is closed. 
  • A room rental fee is charged. These fees may change and will be confirmed before final agreement with both parties. Additional fees may be charged by other groups providing related services.
  • Requests for use of Morrison Library must be submitted via the reservation request form, well in advance of the requested date.
  • If the request includes filming or photography other than web casting, learn more about the policies and procedures for filming in the Library.