Loyola University Maryland

Columbia Campus

Planning & Scheduling Guide

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Our experienced staff is available to guide you through the planning and scheduling process for your event. 

Items to consider when planning your event:

  • What type of event will it be and how many people will be attending?
  • What type of room would best fit your event?  Click on “Meeting Rooms” (to the right) for a description of the types of rooms and capacities available for events.
  • What are the dates and times you prefer?
  • What are your technology needs?

Our standard presentation console includes the following:

  • PC installed with Windows &, Microsoft Office Suite and internet browser;
  • Optional laptop audio/visual connection (Apple laptops: you will need to provide your own VGA adapter);
  • DVD player;
  • Document camera;
  • Integrated ceiling projector;
  • Retractable projection screen;
  • Touchscreen control panel that provides smooth transitions between technology sources (ex: DVD to PowerPoint to document camera to Prezi presentation);
  • Presentation remote synced to console and;
  • Wi-Fi and internet access is standard for all attendees

On-site technology support is available to assist you with your event.

  • Will you need a wireless microphone?  These are available in our large room.
  • Will you need an easel with markers?  How many easels?
  • Will you need breakout rooms? How many?
  • Do you need to discuss catering options?
  • Do you need information on nearby restaurants or lodging establishments?
  • Call 410-617-7601 to discuss your event with our facility reservationist, to check available dates, and event arrangement options.
  • Once details have been finalized you will receive a confirmation and contract.

Please note: The Columbia Graduate Center is the site of Loyola University Maryland Graduate Programs in Business, Computer Science, Education, Liberal Studies, Montessori, Pastoral Counseling, and Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology.  Reservations are accepted after semester academic schedules have been set.  Once a rental agreement is signed, we will honor that commitment.