The Rotunda is currently CLOSED.

Historical Tours are canceled for the forseeable future.  Please visit for more information.

Please call 434-924-7969 with any questions.

Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

Request Rotunda Space for Your Event

We are currently accepting reservation requests through December 31, 2021.

Reservation requests for January - July 2022 will be considered beginning at 9:00 a.m. on October 4, 2021.

If you would like to reserve space in the Rotunda, please fill out the information on this form and submit.

Contact Information
Event Information
Preferred Date of the Event
All events must conclude by 10:00PM. Events requiring setup or participant access prior to 9am or after 5pm will incur a fee for security services.
Virginia Catering Company is the exclusive caterer for the Rotunda.

*ALL events where alcohol will be served, whether department or student sponsored requires written approval by the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer or her/his designee consistent with the University’s policy.  A signed alcohol approval request form must be submitted to the Rotunda no later than seven days prior to the event.  To access the form, please visit

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