Who Can Reserve Space

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students

Any Georgia State College of Law faculty or staff member, or any registered student attending classes at the College of Law.  This includes any groups affiliated or a part of the College of Law.

Internal Groups

University Departments

Any officially recognized campus department that has a clearly defined connection to Georgia State University and receives university funding.

Chartered Student Organizations

Any student organization that is identified as ‘Chartered’ through the student organization chartering process. More information can be found at the Office of Georgia State University Student Organizations.

Co-Sponsored Groups

Any non-university entity collaborating with a university department or chartered student organization. The event must be consistent with the missions and goals of the sponsoring university department or organization. A representative of the sponsoring department or organization must serve as the main point of contact and assume responsibility for planning and reconciliation of charges incurred from the event.

Group Sponsorship

The sponsoring Georgia State University department or organization contacts the Knowles Conference Center staff to check date availability. If the space is available, the sponsor will submit a request for space for approval by the Knowles Conference Center director.  If approved, the sponsoring department assumes responsibility before, during, and after the event for:

  • All event-related costs, including room use fees, set-up fees, parking, audio-visual fees, and catering, etc.
  • Communicating all event needs to the Conference Center
  • Having sponsoring departmental staff on-site for the event

External, Non-University or Unaffiliated Groups

An external, non-university or unaffiliated group is defined as any group, organization, corporation or individual with no connection to Georgia State University or an individual or group requesting space for personal use. The individual or group must enter into a contractual agreement with Georgia State for use of space and services by completing a Facilities Use Agreement, set to terms specific to the event. In addition, non-university, unaffiliated, external or co-sponsored events will require valid proof of insurance as outlined in the Facilities Use Agreement.