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Read on to learn more about our space and our reservation policies.

Spaces Available

Taylor Conference Room

  • Conference room can accommodate 10-12 people.

Design Thinking Classroom

  • 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
  • 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 Space at Taylor

  • Requests must be submitted at least five (5) 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 send an email to to learn more about the booking process for students.
  • Students and community partners should copy their direct Taylor staff/faculty contact on all e-mail reservation requests.
  • To request space, email us at


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