Many resources are available to help faculty, staff, students, and the public plan events on the Georgia College campus. The Department of Public Services assists by reserving space for meetings, receptions, rehearsals, noncredit courses, and other nonacademic programs. The department also supervises a number of high-demand campus facilities including the Centennial Center Complex, Russell Auditorium, Chappell Hall, Lake Laurel Lodge, the tennis courts and pools, and Miller Dance Studio.
If you have never before requested a facility using the R25 request form, please review the following tutorial before accessing the R25 WebViewer website. Click here to view the tutorial in Microsoft PowerPoint.
Before reserving space, we recommend that you first view the university's R25 WebViewer which provides a real time display of all of the credit courses and nonacademic events that have been scheduled into campus facilities. The WebViewer will enable you to see which facilities might be available for your event, and to determine if there are other events that might compete for audiences or campus support services.Then, to reserve campus space, please complete the online Facility Request Form.
For newcomers to the facility reservation process, the university's Facility Scheduling Policy provides useful information.
For assistance with events such as camps and conferences that require multiple facilities over several days and more complex support services, contact Continuing Education. In addition to arranging for facilities, Continuing Education will assist in accessing food services, housing, audiovisual support, room setup and moving services, providing registration assistance, Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and other campus services.
The Centennial Center Pool is available for GC faculty, staff, & students. GC Alumni may purchase a pool pass. The pool is not open to the general public, but is available for rental for private events. The pool opens mid April and remains open until the end of September (pool hours are subject to change during June & July due to our camp season, special events, or holiday closings). For more pool information please call (478) 445-6542.
Monday - Friday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday Nights: 7p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Georgia College has many state-of-the-art facilities available for use by the campus and broader community including conference rooms, auditoriums, arenas, dance studios, athletic fields, outdoor pools, small and large classrooms, dining areas, and new suite-style housing. If you would prefer a brochure format, the Conference Facilities and Services brochure (pdf) provides pictures and information on many of the available facilities.
Facility Scheduling Policy
This document outlines the university's policies and procedures related to reserving campus facilities for nonacademic events.
Facility Usage Guidelines
This document provides basic guidelines for the use of facilities as well as the seating capacities and hours of operation of some of our more popular facilities.
Campus Fee Schedule (pdf)
This document provides usage fees and other information important to external groups interested in using campus facilities.
This website will answer any questions you may have about parking availability for visitors.
Important Facility Scheduling and Event Planning Forms
Facility Request Form
Use this form to request facilities for your nonacademic event.
Facility Reservations Satisfaction Survey
Thank you for the opportunity to serve your facility needs. Let us know about your experience with our services by completing this online survey.
Facility Specific Policies
Russell Auditorium Guidelines
This document provides guidelines and information unique to Russell Auditorium, the university's 980-seat theatre.
Old Governor's Mansion Use Policy
This document provides information unique to the Old Governor's Mansion, a newly restored National Historic Landmark located on the Georgia College campus.
Student Activities Center Use Policy
This document contains policies specific to the university's Student Activities Center.
Library & Instructional Technology Center Use Policy
This document provides guidelines for using the Library & Instructional Technology Center.
ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state's designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships