To use any of the spaces outside of our facility, make sure to carefully read the information below. In order for us to be able to more accurately assist you in finding the appropriate information, please select the appropriate link below.

Classroom Use

Campus Grounds


 An administrative fee of $40 will be charged for all Campus Grounds Use Permit Requests (more complicated events may be charged additional) . 

**All Recognized Student Organization events and activities must be reported through the Student Organization Data Base ( in advance of the event or travel. Reservations for classroom space or campus ground use will not be confirmed until the activity has been reported.  For more information or for support in submitting an activity plan, contact  


Campus Grounds Use Permit 

Campus Grounds Use Request MUST be submitted at least 14 days before the event date. 
*Any events involving alcohol MUST be submitted at least 21 days before the event date.


Where is your event taking place?

If your event involves City of Corvallis property or roadways (e.g. marathons, marches, etc.) you will need a Parade Permit. This process can take up to 4 weeks. *Many city streets and transit routes cross through campus, call (541) 766-6924 to check if the area is City property.

The Athletic Fields, Campus Residential Lawns, Memorial Union Quad and Student Experience Center require authorization for use from the given department.  The Campus Grounds Use Request (CGUR) is not needed.**

  • Memorial Union Quad or Student Experience Center (SEC) Plaza - Memorial Union at (541) 737-2416**
  • Athletic Fields - Athletics Department at (541) 737-9379**
  • Campus Residential Lawns - University Housing & Dining Services at (541) 737-4771**


Pre-Authorization is required before submitting CGUR for the areas listed below.  Contact the following to reserve these areas.  After getting confirmation, please submit the CGUR form.

  • Cultural Center surrounding areas -  Student Experience Center at (541) 737-2101
  • Johnson Hall and plaza between Johnson and Kelley Engineering - College of Engineering at (541) 737-8765
  • Valley Library Quad - Valley Library at (541) 737-3331
  • Student Legacy Park, & Peavy Fields - Dixon Recreation Center at (541) 737-6783


All Other Campus Grounds must submit the form below.
(This includes all campus streets, park and lawn areas, parking lots, patios, malls, etc.) 
Questions call (541) 737-2402.

Campus Grounds Use Requests MUST be submitted at least 14 days before the event date.  There is a processing Fee for all forms. 

Submit a Campus Grounds Use Form (CGUR)

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Submit an OSU Campus Classroom Use Request Form

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Oregon State University offers outdoor space for academic, professional, and recreational functions that serve the campus community. Time, Manner and Place Rules for Speech Activities


Principles & Values: All users are expected to observe the University's principles and values by preserving: Safety, Accessibility, Sustainability, Aesthetics, and Resources.

Collaborative Efforts: Maximizing use requires a collaborative effort by all users to: Conserve Energy, Minimize Impact, Recycle, Manage Waste, and Restore Grounds.

Safety: Personal safety and risk management strategies and plans must be a core part of every event planned on campus.

Recycling: OSU encourages you to provide recycling and/or compost bins at events. Request recycle bins through Campus Recycling.

Road Closures/Construction: OSU is experiencing a high volume of construction this year.  Please refer to the Closure NoticesConstruction Traffic and Safety, and Current Projects webpages to see the most updated information. OSU asks that visitors onto campus please be aware of their surroundings.