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Authorization Request for Use of Murray Room

All users of the Murray Room (5th Floor, Lauinger Library) must complete this form and sign in the appropriate space provided. Please refer to the Murray Conference Room Policies and Guidelines for information on room availability and use.

Contact Information
The Murray Room is available to library staff for library-related meetings and events, and university faculty and staff for academic meetings and university-sponsored events. It is not available for use as a classroom or for non-university-related activities.
Designee is responsible for pick-up and return of key at the Circulation Desk, 3rd floor, Lauinger Library. The key can be picked up any time after your reservation starts and must be returned on the same day as the event. You must bring a copy of your confirmation with you to pick up the key.
Meeting Information
No ongoing classes allowed
No more than 50
Monday through Friday ONLY
9:00 am to 4:30 pm ONLY
9:00 am to 4:30 pm ONLY
9:00 am to 4:30 pm ONLY
9:00 am to 4:30 pm ONLY
Room Configuration
The standard room setup is a hollow square with 8 tables and 20 chairs with additional chairs around the room perimeter. The room is not available in other configurations and the furniture cannot be moved. If the furniture is moved or there is any damage to the furniture or the room at the end of your meeting, your ability to use the room may be suspended and your cost center may be charged. If necessary, the Library reserves the right to change the Murray Room setup without notice.

The following equipment is available in the Murray Room:

  • Dell Laptop Computer (equipped with Microsoft Office Suite)
  • CD/DVD Player
  • Microphone
  • Amplified Computer Audio
  • LCD Projector
  • Projection Screen
Check this box if you will need to have a conference phone set up for you.
If you need Multimedia Equipment that is not listed on the list above, please list your needs here and we will do our best to accommodate it.
I have read the Murray Room Policy and Guidelines completely and understand it is the responsibility of the person requesting the room to coordinate all details of the meeting/event including setup and cleanup. I understand that I am fully responsible for the lockup of the Murray Room using the key provided and returning the key to the Circulation Desk immediately after use of the room. Fees will be charged to the cost center number below if the key is lost or misplaced or if the room is not restored its original setup or condition. I understand that the Library has the right to cancel my confirmed reservation or rearrange the room on an emergency basis.