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Outdoor Spaces

The University of Iowa has several spaces for outdoor events available to student organizations, departments, and university guests.  To reserve an outdoor space, please fill out the online form here or email outdoor-space@uiowa.edu

The following priority applies to reserving outdoor space:

Hubbard Park

Hubbard Park is available to student organizations and university departments only. Weddings may be permitted outside of the academic year. Other exceptions can be submitted to IMU Administration at 319-335-3059. The full policy for Hubbard Park can be found here.

IMU River Amphitheater

IMU River Amphitheater is available for student organizations, university departments, and public events.The full policy for the IMU River Amphitheater can be found here.

IMU River Terrace

IMU River Terrace (north side only) is available for student organizations, university departments, and public events in conjunction with events in the IMU Main Lounge or Sunporch. The full policy for the IMU River Terrace can be found here.

Pentacrest and Kautz Plaza

The Pentacrest and Kautz Plaza are available for student organizations and university departments.  The full policy for these spaces can be found here.

Additional Building Hours

For IMU building hours, see the IMU website. Events in the IMU Meeting Rooms are permitted from 7:00am-11:00pm. In general, university department and ... Continue reading

Public Spaces

The following areas within the IMU are designated shared or public space and may not be reserved by student organizations, university departments or u... Continue reading

IMU River Terrace

Conditions of Use
All policies governing the sale of goods in the IMU by student organizations will be applicable on the Amphitheater.

More than one ... Continue reading

IMU River Amphitheater

Reservation GuidelinesThe IMU River Amphitheater is available for reservations from 8am to 10pm. Requests for exceptions can be submitted to IMU Event... Continue reading

Danforth Chapel

The Danforth Chapel was built in 1952 as a place of worship, meditation, and prayer as well as an oasis where students could reflect on their daily li... Continue reading