Iowa State University Alumni Association
 

Plan Your Outdoor Event

The ISU Alumni Center provides an outdoor
space with the perfect combination
of ISU traditions and nature's beauty

You and your guests will enjoy a list of quality approved caterers from which to choose, beautifully landscaped lawn and gardens, and an abundance of ISU traditions. The ISU Alumni Center West Lawn and Gardens offer a variety of outdoor spaces for reunions, corporate outings, family gatherings, and tailgates. If you are interested in holding an outdoor event at the ISU Alumni Center, please call or email our events staff toll-free at (877) ISU-ALUM (478-2586), locally at (515) 294-4625 or to alumnicenter@iastate.edu for more information on pricing and accommodations.

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Outdoor Event Rates

Rates below effective July 1, 2017-June 30, 2019

  Square Ftg. DAY RATE
Public/Bus.
DAY RATE
University
DAY RATE
Student
Tent Capacity
West Lawn & Alumni Garden (S) 5,600 $300 $210 $150 30x90
Slater West Entry Lawn and Gardens 2,700 $175 $125 $90 20x30
Eggerling Iowa State University Traditions Garden (N) 6,750 $350 $245 $175 60x60
Hopson Memorial Garden & Patio 1,750 $100 $70 $50 -
Entire West Lawn and Gardens 16,800 $750 $525 $375 -

West Lawn and Gardens rentals include:

  • Staff person on site for the event
  • Free accessible parking (east side of building)
  • Vendor equipment coordination
  • Access to restrooms on 3rd floor of the Alumni Center
  • Approved list of caterers

Client is responsible for the cost of all tents, tables, and chairs, which must be rented through the ISU Alumni Center. The events staff will work with the client to arrange for the ordering, delivery, setup, and pick-up of the equipment through the vendor.

The client is responsible for the cost of utility locates for any tent put on the Alumni Center West Lawn and Gardens.

West Lawn and Gardens rentals taking place during home ISU football games include:

  • Staff person on site for the event
  • One (1) parking space on the west side of the Alumni Center
  • Vendor equipment coordination
  • Access to restrooms on the 3rd floor of the Alumni Center

 

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