Want to host your next meeting at Taylor? Read on to learn more about our space and our reservation policies.

Rooms that can be reserved:

Conference room – can accommodate 10-12 people.

Design thinking classroom – can accommodate 50-75 people.

Who can reserve the space:

SISE instructors, Taylor staff, SE professors, and Taylor student fellows can request to reserve a room.Tayloradvised student organizations, student ventures involved in Taylor programming, Changemaker RLC participants, and campus and community partners are permitted to reserve Taylor as space allows. 
  • Priority will be given to activities that relate directly to Taylor and SISE work.
  • Outside events may be considered if the intent of the activity fits with the ethics and culture of Taylor/SISE and at least one Taylor affiliate is present for the duration of the event.
  • Groups external to Tulane University will be required to reserve the space through Tulane’s facility use request, available at https://facilityrequest.tulane.edu/.
  • Outside classes or events are more likely to be considered if they are meeting outside of work hours, Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM.
  • During work hours, one-off events are more likely to be considered than regularly-occurring meetings/events.

Open hours:

Taylor operations are dependent on the Howard Tilton Library operation schedule. Generally, reservation requests are considered during the times listed below. Proposals for exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 10 PM*

*From the Howard Tilton Late Night Access Policy: At 8:00 PM each night, access to the Howard Tilton Library will be limited to active Tulane affiliates and anyone with a Howard-Tilton Memorial Library borrowing card. No one will be asked to leave the building after 8:00 PM, unless they are in violation of the library code of conduct. Patrons in the building prior to 8:00 PM are welcome to continue to use the building, but if they leave and try to re-enter, they will need to show an ID.*

Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM to 8 PM

How to reserve a space:

  • Requests must be submitted at least two (2) business days prior to the event. Late submission may not be accommodated.
  • Taylor-advised student organizations, student ventures involved in Taylor programming, and Changemaker RLC participants are permitted to reserve Taylor as space allows. Please email Samantha Fleurinor, Program Coordinator, at sfleurin@tulane.edu to learn more about the booking process for students.
  • All other bookings are done by Department Administrator Heather Marinaro at hmarinar@tulane.edu.
  • Students and community partners should copy their direct Taylor staff/faculty contact on all e-mail reservation requests.
  • To reserve the space, complete the Taylor Reservation Form.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Marinaro hmarinar@tulane.edu.

Click to download more detailed information about the Taylor Reservation Policy.