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Student Organization User Guidelines

If your student organization is planning to hold an event in the Jack Morton Auditorium, please be sure to review the following policies and guidelines that are specific to the venue as well as the general Student Organization User Guidelines.

  • Events held in the Jack Morton Auditorium will be assigned to a member of the Client Services team, who will contact the student organization four weeks prior to the event date.

  • After the reservation request has been reviewed, a Booking confirmation and Estimate will be emailed to the scheduler who requested the space.  The Booking  Confirmation and Estimate both need to be signed by the student organization and the organization’s Office for the Student Experience Advisor, and emailed back to Events & Venues within five business days.
  • Failure to sign and return the  Booking Confirmation and Estimate within five business days will result in an immediate release of space.

  • Contact the Client Services team member assigned to your event to request or change event set-up and/or audiovisual elements.
  • Requests or changes to space, date or time to any reservation should be made by an active member on the student organization roster online through an Event Modification Form at least three business days prior to the event; otherwise, there is no guarantee the request can be accommodated. Phone requests cannot be accepted.
  • Modification requests are subject to approval.

  • Cancellation In the event the GW Organization cancels any portion of their event, the GW Organization agrees to pay a fee based on the total cost of the cancelled portion.  The amount due shall be based on the following schedule:

Notification of cancellation prior to event start date

Cancellation fee % of total cost of cancelled portion

0-14 days


15-30 days


30+ days


The cancellation fee shall come due immediately. In addition to the venue fee, you are responsible for any additional fees incurred.


  • No-Show. There will be no refunds for no-shows.



Learn more about the Jack Morton Auditorium and submit your request through our online reservation system.

Effective as of April 12, 2018.