The Rotunda is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call 434-924-7969 with any questions.

Historical Tours are now offered daily at 10 a.m.  Please visit for more information.

Upper West Oval Room

Rotunda Upper West Oval Room

This room is primarily used as a lounge for student study, but may be reserved in conjunction with the Dome Room for a pre-event reception.

Configuration & Fees




Usage fees: The usage fees noted above are incurred for events scheduled outside of normal operating hours (after 5pm or prior to 9am) and/or if the event is catered or requires special setup.
Security fees: For events requiring setup or participant access prior to 9am or after 5pm, two security staff members are required on site. The rate is $20 per hour for each RMC security staff member, at a minimum of four hours, for a total minimum security fee of $160.
Cancellations/Refunds: The room usage fee (deposit) will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received a minimum of 30 days prior to the scheduled event. If the event is cancelled less than 30 days prior to the event, the room usage fee will be charged. As a courtesy, kindly cancel no fee bookings per the same guidelines or as soon thereafter as possible.