Loyola University Maryland

Columbia Campus

Planning Guide

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-Lightning 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?
  • Reach our experienced staff by calling 410-617-7600, or email your inquiry to columbia@loyola.edu
  • 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.