Other Meeting Spaces Around Campus
The Plemmons Student Union is a heavily used facility, and is sometimes unable to host a meeting/event. Here are some other places around campus that have reservable meeting/event space:
Conference & Event Services - Conference and Event Services provides a central contact for conference management services on the campus of Appalachian State University. Their professional and experienced staff are ready to assist faculty, staff, students and external clients with every aspect associated with the management of a program.
The Grandview Ballroom at Kidd Brewer Stadium - The Grandview Ballroom is the High Country's largest full-service banquet facility with 8,860 square feet of meeting and reception space with the option to split into three breakout rooms. The venue can seat more than 700 guests in a theatre-style setting for large campus meetings or corporate events with the alternative capacity to seat up to 500 guests for a banquet event.
University Housing - The meeting spaces managed by University Housing include Appalachain Hall room 085, Appalachain Hall room 071, John E. Thomas Hall room 337, and the Thunder Hill Hall Multipurpose Room. Each of these spaces is equipped with smart classroom technology.
Mountain Laurel Hall (formerly the APH) - Mountain Laurel Hall offers public meeting space available for reservation for the University community.
Belk Library & Information Commons - The Library offers a variety of instruction rooms, study rooms, etc.
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts - The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts offers a unique setting for special events and programs and makes its facilities available on a limited basis, for groups with an interest in exposing and familiarizing their guests with the TCVA space, as well as the exhibition programming offered by the center.
Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences - The College of Health Sciences has a number of classrooms and conference rooms available for reservations.
Walker College of Business - Meeting spaces available through the College of Business include two auditoriums, three lecture halls, twenty-four standard classrooms of varying sizes, two computer classrooms, one computer classroom/student computer lab, one active learning classroom and eight conference rooms in Peacock Hall.
The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts - The Schaefer Center is a 1,673-seat multi-use auditorium that features orchestra and balcony level seating and a proscenium stage. The Schaefer Center is available for use by campus and community groups that are expected to draw an audience of at least 600.
The Holmes Convocation Center - As one of the largest public assembly spaces in northwestern North Carolina, the HCC also functions as a multi-purpose arena that supports major campus-wide events such as Commencement, Black and Gold Convocation, Open House, Welcome Week and Career Fest, while also serving a multitude of academic, athletics, cultural, and community events year-round.
Department of Theatre & Dance - The Department of Theatre and Dance has been authorized to schedule some spaces on campus that are fundamental to its educational mission. These include classrooms in Chapell Wilson Hall, Varsity Gym Dance Studios, the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre (note: the Studio Theatre is not the large auditorium in Greer; it is a much smaller space on the ground level), and the Valborg Theatre.