Our Space

The Humanities Center is located on the second floor of Rush Rhees Library, off the Great Hall.

To check the availability of any of our spaces, visit the EMS space calendar, select Add Filter > Room and type "Humanities Center."

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can book space in the Center using the EMS reservation form (EMS account required). Undergraduates can book space by emailing jennie.gilardoni@rochester.edu.

Humanities Center Lounge

The Humanities Center lounge is open to faculty, staff, and students for meetings, socializing, or studying Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The lounge may also be reserved after hours for University sponsored programs.

Conference Rooms

Conference rooms are available by reservation only.

The standard set-up in Conference Room D is U-shaped conference style with seating for 20. There are 21 additional chairs in the storage closet for additional seating upon request. If you require access to these chairs, you must make advance arrangements with the Humanities Center Staff. Please note that you may no longer alter the furniture configuration in this room.

Available Spaces
RoomMax CapacityAV Capabilities
Conference Room A (209)12Projector/screen
Conference Room B (210)12Projector/screen
Conference Room D (202)41Projector/screen

Conference Room A & B


Conference Room D