Use Guidelines

Use and Scheduling

  • The facility is intended to be used as a multi-purpose arena with the capability of serving up to 10,000 people at a specific event.
  • The facility is not to be used for regularly scheduled academic activities.
  • Scheduling of the facility based on guidelines 1 and 2 will be handled by the Office of Special Facilities.
  • The Office of Special Facilities reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of any request for use of the facility.
  • Scheduling priority for use of facilities must adhere to the Priority Scheduling List.
  • All lighting and sound needs must be approved in advance by the Office of Special Facilities. Due to staffing and equipment considerations, it may be difficult to honor last minute changes or requests.
  • The operation of all building systems (lighting, sound, projection, stage lift, etc.) is restricted to the trained operations staff.
  • All major configurations (from normal) of the arena will be performed by the assigned building staff only.
  • There will be no unsupervised use of the arena. The building staff will be present and on duty during all times the arena is open (rehearsals, performances, lectures, etc.) to any group.
  • Rehearsals for any event will be limited to one additional day in the arena.
  • Non-university groups will be required to pay a facility rental fee to be determined by the Vice President of Business and Finance.

Prohibited Items/Actions

  • Smoking is prohibited in all Miami University-owned facilities and on the grounds of any university-owned property. There are no exceptions.
  • No signs or posters can be hung in the building without the approval of Special Facilities.
  • In regards to talent shows, none of the following are permitted:
    • Liquids or food
    • Breaking items that require clean up or create an unsafe situation.
    • Nudity
    • Vulgarity
    • Smoking or fire
    • Glitter

User Responsibilities

  • Ticket sales and collection, as well as ushering and coat-check services are the responsibility of the user.
  • All positioning of the portable equipment (i.e. music stands, chairs, risers, podiums, etc.) will be the responsibility of the user. 
  • All sponsoring departments/campus organizations will be required to pay for any overtime costs for the set-up, production and restoration costs associated with their activity. An estimate of costs will be provided by the Office of Special Facilities upon request.
  • An index number to be charged must be communicated to the Office of Special Facilities at least two weeks prior to the event. The index number charged will reflect actual costs incurred by the event.
  • Special services for persons with disabilities may be requested in advance through the Office of Disability Resources.