Montana State University

1000.00 Coordinators, Fees, Procedures for Use of Facilities

Adopted June 1994; Revised October 2001, scheduled review October 2004, Revised September 2011


SECTION CONTENTS

1010.00  Use by Persons with Disabilities
1020.00  Conferences and Use by Non-affiliated Groups
1030.00  University Classrooms
1040.00  Auxiliary Facilities
1050.00  Burns Telecommunications Center.
1060.00  Museum of the Rockies
1070.00  Outdoor Facilities
1080.00  Agricultural Experiment Station
1090.00  Other Campus Facilities

This section identifies the persons responsible for coordinating the use of the various University facilities and the requirements for securing the use of the facilities.

1010.00 Use by Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations for the use of any facilities may contact the University Office of Conference Services to request accommodation.

1020.00 Conferences and Use by Non-affiliated Groups

  1. The University Conference Services Office is responsible for scheduling space for all conferences and all events and activities on campus for non-affiliated users.
  2. The Conference Services Office will coordinate requests for space with the persons responsible for the use of facilities as outlined in this policy.

1030.00 University Classrooms

  1. For purposes of this policy, classroom means regular classrooms, class labs, and departmental conference rooms located in buildings used primarily for academic or research purposes.
  2. To ensure that all instructional needs receive the highest priority, the Office of the Registrar will have sole responsibility for releasing space in academic buildings for non-instructional use.
  3. Classrooms and conference rooms not usually scheduled by the Registrar (i.e., rooms under the jurisdiction of a department, college or building supervisor) will follow these guidelines and will be subject to the same rental fees as other classrooms when used by non-affiliated groups. Use of these rooms will be approved by the Building Supervisor and scheduled by Conference Services.
  4. All affiliated groups may use general University classrooms at no charge if they do not charge a fee for the event.
  5. All affiliated groups charging a fee to the event, will be required to pay for the full costs associated with the use, including the costs for set-up, custodial services, utilities, security/police services and any additional services required for the event.
  6. Non-affiliated groups will pay the current rental rates and the costs for set-up, custodial services, utilities, security/police services and any additional services required for the event.
  7. Fees collected will be deposited in a classroom remodeling account administered by the Office of Facilities Services.
  8. To ensure a confirmation of their reservation, all affiliated groups requesting the use of University classroom space must file their written request with the Registrar's Office by 9:00 am at least three days before the first day of the requested room use.
  9. The Registrar will approve a list of requested classrooms for conference use during the summer session after the Summer Schedule of Classes is sent to the printer (approximately April 15 each year).

1040.00 Auxiliary Facilities

Definition: For the purpose of this policy, Auxiliary Facilities include the Strand Union Building, Sports Facilities, the SOB Barn, the Residence Halls and Dining Rooms, and Danforth Chapel.

  1. Strand Union Building [SUB]. Use of the SUB is governed by this policy and policies regarding the use of the SUB facilities which can be accessed at http://www2.montana.edu/policy/sub/index.htm.
    1. The University Conference Services Office is responsible for scheduling the use of the SUB for affiliated and non-affiliated groups.
    2. Affiliated groups may use the SUB meeting space at no charge, if the event is not open to the public and they do not charge a fee to attend the event.
    3. Non-affiliated groups will be charged fees for the use of the facilities and services related to the use of the facilities.
    4. The University Conference Services Office will bill and collect the fees charged. Fees collected for use of SUB facilities will be deposited in the appropriate SUB Auxiliary account.
  2. SOB Barn
    1. The use of the SOB Barn will be coordinated by the University Conference Services Office.
    2. Fees will be assessed in accordance with the current schedule.
    3. Fees will be billed and collected by the University Conference Services Office and the fees collected will be deposited in the appropriate SOB Barn account.
  3. Residence Halls
    1. The use of the Residence Halls will be coordinated by the Director of Residence Life during the academic year and will be coordinated by the Summer Housing Coordinator during the summer.
    2. Fees will be assessed in accordance with the current schedule or by the Summer Housing Coordinator.
    3. Fees will be billed and collected by the Director of Residence Life or the Summer Housing Coordinator and the fees collected will be deposited in the appropriate Auxiliary accounts.

      D. Sports Facilities
      1. Sports facilities include the Bobcat Stadium; the Fieldhouse and the apron to the west of the Fieldhouse; Roskie, Lambert, Gatton, all 7th and Kagy fields; Romney Gym; Shroyer; Marga Hosaeus H & PE Complex field; outdoor track complex; outdoor tennis courts; the tennis facility and the tennis bubble.
      2. The use of the Sports Facilities will be coordinated by the Director of Sports Facilities.
      3. Fees will be assessed in accordance with the current schedule.
      4. Fees will be billed and collected by the Sports Facilities Department and will be deposited in the appropriate account.
    Users of Sports Facilities must follow the Sports Facilities Use Manual.

1050.00 Burns Telecommunications Center.

All non-affiliated use of the Burns Telecommunications Center classrooms and conference rooms is limited to approved programs scheduled by University Conference Services and/or Burns Telecommunications Center and approved by the Director of the Burns Telecommunication Center.

1060.00 Museum of the Rockies

Use of the Museum of the Rockies is limited to approved programs scheduled and approved by the Museum Director.

1070.00 Outdoor Facilities

Outdoor Facilities may be used in accordance with the Freedom of Expression Policy.

1080.00 Agricultural Experiment Station

The use of the land or facilities of the Agricultural Experiment Station shall be approved and scheduled by the appropriate Department Head or Agricultural Research Center Superintendent.

1090.00 Other Campus Facilities

The use of all other campus facilities shall be approved by the Vice President for Administration or designee.


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