Regular Hours (M-F 8am-5pm)

RoomStudent GroupsUF Groups & Non-Profits
207 or 208$50$75
207 & 208 Combined$75$100
1 part of ballroom$175$300
2 parts of ballroom$275$450
Full ballroom$300$525

After Hours (after 5pm & Weekends)

RoomStudent GroupsUF Groups & Non-Profits
207 or 208$75$100
207 & 208 Combined$100$175
1 part of ballroom$275$425
2 parts of ballroom$350$575
Full ballroom$450$750

Emerson’s rate schedule is all-inclusive. All of our rates now include:

  • In-house Event Furniture Needs (Podium, Tables, Chairs, etc.)
  • In-house Audio/Visual Needs (Projectors, Screens, Microphones, etc.)
  • Stage Decks – (6) 4×8 decks; 16×12, 12×8; 16×8, etc. 2 sets of stairs & black skirt.

All groups will be responsible for direct charges that pertain to their events.


Groups Defined

  • Student Groups – registered or sponsored groups recognized by UF Division of Student Affairs
  • UF Groups – Departments or other groups that are organized by UF

Direct Charges

Security Officers – $61/officer/hour, with a 3-hour minimum (as mandated by the UFPD Union contract). Any after-hours event or event involving alcohol will requiresecurity. The Events Office will determine if security is required for all other events, and will arrange it for you.

Catering – All charges will be paid directly to the caterer of your choosing.

Insurance – Student Groups and non-UF groups will be required to purchase Special Event/Activity Liability Insurance per event. The cost of coverage is determined by UF’s insurer based on the specifics of the event. This is a non-refundable charge. This charge will be paid directly to UF’s insurer, TULIP Urmia.

Student Maid Cleaning Service – Catered Events over 100 individuals will require Student Maid Cleaning Service to handle event and facility cleanup. All events held in the EAH First Floor Lobby will require Student Maid Cleaning Service. Charges will be determined by the discretion of the Facilities Events office based on your event needs. Initial charges are $100 ($25/student/hour, with a 2-student, 2-hour minimum, as mandated by the Student Maid contract).

Audio/Visual and Stages

Clients may request in-house A/V equipment or support through the Events Office at no additional charge. Please make initial requests in your reservation request form and no later than two weeks prior to your event. Clients may also supply their own equipment with prior approval from the Events Office. For recording or live streaming of your event, please visit UF Video and Collaboration Services.