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Reserve a Space in Smith

To submit a request for event space in Smith Memorial Student Union, please complete the Event Inquiry Form. All events must adhere to the Conference & Event Services Facility Use Procedures (PDF).

Room Rental Rates

For information on the room rental rates in Smith, view the Room Rental Rates (PDF)

For information about other Portland State University venues and lodging options visit our Venues webpage.

Available Space & Specs

The Available Space & Specs Guide (PDF) shows floor plans, specs and capacty for available spaces in Smith Memorial Student Union. 

Room Size Categories

Catering

Let PSU Caters guide you, from designing the perfect menu to personalizing all the details of your unique gathering. Our catering services can accommodate any size, theme or individual requirements, in virtually any location— on or off campus. Visit the PSU Caters online ordering webpage to view menus and start your order. 

Marquee Spaces

Venues with a potential seating capacity of more than 200.

Ballroom (pictured), Ballroom + Vanport, Hoffmann Hall (not located in SMSU)

Ballroom space with no furniture - Marquee spaceMarquee Space Layout Options

Room Auditorium Conference table U-Shape Classroom Rounds
327/8/9 172 66 69 132 96
355 Ballroom 600 -- -- 200 336
355/338 700 -- -- 250 400
Hoffman Hall 400 -- -- 280 192

 

Large Spaces

Venues with a potential seating capacity of 100-200.

Parkway North (101, pictured), 227, 238, 296/8, 327/8, 338

Parkway North - Room 101: Large space

Large Space Layout Options

Room Auditorium Conference Table U-Shape Classroom Rounds
101 Parkway North -- -- -- -- --
238 Browsing Lounge 105 48 48 60 80
296/8 150 48 45 72 80
327/8 130 42 36 96 80
338 Vanport 130 36 36 72 96

 

Medium Spaces

Venues with a potential seating capacity of 20-100.

Cascade Room (236, pictured), 294, 296, 298, 327, 328, 329, 328/9, 333

Cascade Room - Room 236: Medium space

Medium Space Layout Options

Room Auditorium Conference Table U-Shape Classroom Rounds
294 100 30 24 42 56
296
Combines with 298
55 24 -- 21 32
298
Combines with 296
55 24 24 36 40
327 84 24 27 54 48
328 50 24 24 30 32
329 40 18 15 18 24
328/9 70 30 30 72 64
333 80 30 30 42 64

 

Small Spaces

Venues with a potential seating capacity of up to 20.

Pacific Rim Room (326, pictured), 047A, 230 (Non-ADA), 258, 262, 323

Pacific Rim Room - 326Small Space Layout Options

Room Auditorium Conference Table U-Shape Classroom Rounds
047A -- 20 -- -- --
230 -- 12 -- -- --
258 -- 15 -- -- --
262 -- 10 -- -- --
323 -- -- -- -- --
326 Pacific Rim -- 12 -- -- --