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Cooley Ballroom

  • Full ballroom be split in three
  • A,B,C can seat 148 classroom, 224 banquet, 400 theater
  • 1/3 takes 32 U, 40 square, 56 classroom, 64 banquet, 120 theater
  • 2/3 takes 40 U, 48 square, 112 classroom, 156 banquet, 300 theater
  • Building has piano and small stage
  • 3 total screens with projectors in sealing,
  • Bring laptop
  • Can provide AV help if needed
  • Catered by Aramark – Rozanna Cassone, 480-727-3874
  • Rooms booked by Ryan Olkes,  (480)727-1698
  • Fill out Reservation form





Sun Devil Fitness Center (SDFC)

  • Have three large basketball courts, one separated by wall
  • Two racket ball courts
  • Three multipurpose rooms that can seat from 30-49 people
  • You need to rent equipment for all exercise rooms listed above.
  • Wellness center for 20 with movable furniture
  • Catered by Aramark – Danielle Catanese, 480-727-3874
  • Rooms booked by Jeff Bricker, (480)727-1901

Century Hall

  • Beautiful Courtyard with BBQ and limited seating available
  • Large lawn
  • Multipurpose area, two rooms or it can be combined into one room.
  • There are 24 seats and 12 tables per room–combined holding 48 seats
  • However, if configured a certain way, the room can accommodate up to 60 guests with additional chairs
  • AV equipment is included
  • You can use any caterer on the approved list for this venue
  • Rooms booked by Charlotte Strayhorne

Black Box Theater

  • Can seat 120-160 people
  • You need to rent equipment for the room
  • Limited lighting in the room
  • The room has large doors that can open into a patio area creating a great indoor/outdoor reception atmosphere when weather permits.
  • You need to call request FACMAN to open the doors if you need them open
  • You can use any caterer on the approved list for this venue
  • Room is booked by Lisa Frank, 480-727-1116

Devils Den

  • Room for students to relax in with sofas nice size
  • Can hold up to 50 people
  • Not available during lunch when school is in session
  • Catered by Aramark – Danielle Catanese, 480-727-3874
  • Rooms booked by Jeff Bricker, (480)727-1901


Administration Conference Room

  • Admin 140
  • holds 30 but can seat 42 with additional furniture and setup
  • equiped with projector and computer
  • Podium available but no mic
  • Booked by Bernadette DiStasi Program Coordinator Admission Services
  • 480 965-2005



Innovation Hub

  • Great space for larger events
  • Can be used for hands on workshop
  • 8 smaller conference rooms available for reservation as well
  • For more information.
  • To make a reservation

Innovation Classroom Space Peralta Hall

  • Engineering has two rooms use for building and assembling projects in PRLTA
  • These can be used for workshops or for event wanting a unique surrounding
  • For more information contact Julie Barnes

Lecture halls – classroom space

  • Poly has multiple nice size lecture halls that can seat from 100-423
  • Booked online through Astra by assigned scheduler in your department
  • For problems or questions contact Lisa Frank, 480-727-1116
  • Can be difficult to get during the school year
  • No food is allowed in academic facilities, however several of the halls have larger foyer where you can reserve food before or after your event


  • There are several ways to reserve parking at poly
  • You can book a whole lot, or a part of a lot or just have validation stickers
  • Parking services is also great at helping setup directional signs for your event for small fee
  • Contact Michael McDade,  480-727-1604