Barnard College has a variety of multi-purpose on-campus event spaces with standardized configurations that ease the planning for the event organizers and minimize the cost and time involved in room set-ups. Classrooms are also used for events. Locations, features of the space, event-type suggestions, capacity information, and standardized set-ups are listed in this section.
For Our Barnard Community
The spaces listed below are available for student clubs and organizations and Barnard faculty and staff to request events as indicated and Barnard's policies and procedures. Event spaces and classrooms are also available for events, activities, and meetings.
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Located in the center of campus across from The Diana Center.
The Altschul Atrium, located on the campus level of Altschul Hall, is a student lounge that is used for student events and activities in the evening. The room features lounge furniture, a foosball table, and a video monitor.
Altschul Atrium Set-Up and Capacity
The Tunnel Gallery, located across from the student mailboxes, is a public space available for month-long exhibitions related to student work and Barnard events. Detailed exhibition guidelines are available from Events Management.
THE DIANA CENTER
The Diana Center opened in January 2010 and is located in the center of campus.
Liz's Place, located on the 1st floor of The Diana Center, is a café operated by Chartwells. During the academic year, Liz’s Place is open Sunday from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM until 2:00 AM, and Friday from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM. It is closed on Saturday. After business hours, Liz’s place is open as a casual gathering space.
Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room
The Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room, located on the 2nd floor of The Diana Center, is a bright space with lots of natural light. This space does not have any built-in A/V capabilities; standard audiovisual equipment requested for this room usually includes a screen for a PC or Mac laptop connection, a sound system, and one wireless handheld microphone. It features orange tables and red chairs which may not be removed from the room. Audiovisual Technicians are required to operate this equipment. The Student Dining Room is ideal for informal gatherings and casual meetings.
During the academic year, Events Management reserves the McIntosh Student Dining Room for events beginning at 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. For events in the McIntosh Student Dining Room, standard set-up may begin at 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Millicent Carey McIntosh Student Dining Room Set-Ups and Capacities
Judith Shapiro Faculty Room
The Judith Shapiro Faculty Room, located on the 2nd floor of The Diana Center, features a conference table, lounge furniture, lots of natural light, and a view of the Lawn. Standard audiovisual equipment for this room includes an LCD projector, screen, PC or Mac laptop, sound system, and one wireless handheld microphone. Audiovisual Technicians are required to operate this equipment.
The Judith Shapiro Faculty Room is available for individual faculty and staff use Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and can be used for dining, meetings, and as a lounge space. After 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and on weekends, the space is booked by Events Management.
Judith Shapiro Faculty Room Set-Up and Capacity
Louise Heublein McCagg ’59 Gallery
The Louise Heublein McCagg '59 Gallery (McCagg Gallery), located at 400 Diana, 4th floor of The Diana Center, has high ceilings and lots of natural light. The first priority use of this space is for student exhibitions coordinated by the Art History and Architecture Departments. Events Management reserves the gallery for other events. This space is not available for individual exhibitions.
McCagg Gallery Set-Up and Capacity
Elliott Hall is located at the corner of Claremont Avenue and 119th Street.
Bella & Elsa S. Mehler Parlor
The Bella & Elsa S. Mehler Parlor (Mehler Parlor) is located on the 1st floor of Elliott Hall and is used for administrative meetings during business hours. Built-in technology including a LED screen for a PC or Mac laptop connection.
Mehler Parlor Set-Up and Capacity
- Mehler Parlor - Seminar (20)
Located at the center of campus, this space is ideal for outdoor receptions, concerts, or tabling events during the fall, spring, and summer months.