Facilities Usage

 Haim Kassa Gebeyehu talks to his class on the first day of school
Farmer School exterior in fall with changing leaves
 Students hang out in Forsythe Commons
 Looking down into the study nook at the bottom of the Taylor Auditorium stairs
 Jan Taylor teaches class in a Farmer School classroom

Farmer School of Business (FSB) Auditoriums and Commons Space Fee Schedule (effective 8/25/14)

If you are an outside organization or a Miami Academic/Administrative Department looking to reserve FSB 1000 or FSB 0025 for a conference, please contact Andrew Sander for pricing information.

Technical support is $50 for both MU Academic/Administrative Departments and MU Student Organizations. Information, vendor, and catering tables are $10 per table for MU Academic/Administrative Departments.

Technical support is available 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday – Thursday and 8:00am to 4:00pm Friday. A minimum of two-week’s advance notice is required if technical support is needed at your event.

If available, FSB can provide six tables. If more than six tables are needed, the department/organization using the space will need to contact Physical Facilities for additional tables. Visit www.pfd.miamioh.edu, click on “Service Request”

Auditoriums and Commons Space Scheduling Priority List

First Priority

  • FSB Academic Departments
  • FSB Administrative Departments
  • FSB Student Business Organizations

Second Priority

  • MU Academic Departments
  • MU Administrative Departments
  • MU Student Organizations

Third Priority

  • Outside Organizations


Room requests should be submitted through 25live and will be handled on a first come, first serve basis according to the priority rules established above.

Access 25live.

Reservation time via 25live must include the time you will spend setting up the room, testing equipment, and taking it down. Please do not stay past your time as there may be other events scheduled after your event.

For questions related to 25live please email the room scheduling office

Reserving the East or West Commons

To reserve the East or West Commons please contact Andrew Sander.

Room/Space Capacity

The room capacity for FSB 1000 and FSB 0025 is 493 and 153, respectively. The maximum capacity for the East or West Commons is 100.

Building Hours

The official building hours for all of the Farmer School are listed below. Requests for outside of building hours will not be approved.

Academic Year

Monday through Thursday – 6:00am to 11:00pm
Friday – 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday – 11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 11:00pm 

Winter and Summer Terms

Monday through Thursday – 6:00am to 8:00pm
Friday – 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday – 11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 8:00pm


Each Department/Organization is responsible for its own catering arrangements and services. Please indicate in your 25live request if you plan to have catering at your event. Once you have submitted your catering requests, Miami Catering will contact the External Relations Office to verify event approval.

Building Policies 

  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the classrooms or auditoriums.
  • Departments/Organizations that host events with catering are responsible for cleaning up the reserved area.
  • Additional fees may apply for extra cleaning required as a result of the event.
  • Tape, tacks, nails, screws, etc. may not be used to affix items to any surface in the Farmer School.
  • Any damaged or misplaced items will be charged to the department or student organization hosting the event.
  • Furniture, if moved, should be returned to how it was originally arranged.
  • Any department or organization that shows disregard for Farmer School facilities or equipment may be denied further use of FSB 1000, FSB 0025 and the East/West Commons.