Renting 628 Kent Hall

The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies in 617 Kent Hall is home to a beautiful, newly-renovated conference room, which is ideal for meetings, seminars, lectures, and other events. The conference room (628) can seat between 35-40 people (22 people around the conference table).  Facilities include high-end technology and audio visual resources. The space is outfitted with a projector and screen, a large flat-screen TV with video conferencing, microphone, and podium. After hours, 628 can open into 617 and can be arranged for theater-style seating. Alternatively, 617 can be used as a reception area for food and drinks. 

Rental fees are: $300 for half-day (up to 4 hours), $600 for full-day (up to 8 hours). Facilities fees are extra, should there be a need for additional cleaning after your event. 

For all reservation inquiries, requests, viewings, or questions, please contact Annela Levitov at In your inquiry or reservation request, please include the date and time of your request, how many people will be in attendance, and what type of event it is.

In order to reserve the room, you will be asked to provide a chart string for the rental fee and a chart string for any extra facilities charges if additional clean-up is necessary following your event. We request that you leave the space tidy at the end of your event. The contact reserving the room will be responsible for members of the group and the department or office reserving the room will be responsible for any damage done to the space.