Events and reservations

If you have questions after reviewing the content below, contact lawevents@wayne.edu. Please allow two business days for a response.

Terms and conditions

1. All Wayne Law meetings and events must comply with the Wayne State University Special Events guideline, along with policies put forth by the Law School.
2. If an event requires approval from the Campus Health Committee, as specified in the Special Events guideline, approval must be obtained before submitting a reservation request and attached to the Law School Event Reservation Request Form.
3. All Wayne Law meetings and events, whether in-person or virtual, require a reservation to avoid conflicts with existing programs, approved events and class schedules.
4. Reservation requests should be submitted as early as possible, ideally no later than 14 days before the event date. Submissions are processed in the order in which they are received.
5. All in-person meetings and events must have a Zoom backup plan, and the Zoom link must be provided when making an in-person request.
6. Requests for virtual meetings and events must include the Zoom link.
7. Reservations are confirmed when a confirmation email is sent from Law Events, usually within two business days after requests are submitted.
8. Available timeslots for virtual and in-person events are limited.
9. Reservations are not available during final examination periods.
10. Questions and advanced inquiries can be sent to lawevents@wayne.edu.

Organizer's responsibilities

1. All Wayne Law meetings and events must comply with the Wayne State University Special Events guideline, along with policies put forth by the Law School.
2. Each person in attendance of your meeting or event must fill out a campus daily screener or a guest screener for each day of attendance. NOTE: Outside guests who are not vaccinated are not permitted on campus.
3. Face masks must be worn at all times while indoors at the Law School.
4. Eating is not allowed in classrooms or meeting rooms. Eating is allowed outdoors and in common areas, however, while indoors, masks can be removed only between bites. Drinking from cups or bottles is allowed when using a straw and keeping the mask in place. 
5. The Law School requires that all food and beverages provided be individually wrapped for each recipient (i.e. boxed or bagged lunches) and served post-event as a grab-and-go.
6. Food and beverages totaling over $200 must be arranged through WSU Catering. WSU Catering requires at least a 14-day notice on all orders and will charge a substantial fee for late orders.
7. If you have requested use of any audio-visual equipment or services, it is your responsibility to follow up with the Law IT Dept. at (313) 577-3960 or lawit@wayne.edu.
8. ONLY Law IT can move the podium in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium. If you need the podium moved, please contact Law IT at lawit@wayne.edu, and Law IT will move it safely with no damage to the electronics system within it. Moving the podium will result in the revocation of future meeting privileges.
9. If the room you reserved is locked, you must sign out a key from the Law Library's circulation desk during normal business hours. It is your responsibility to secure all doors at the end of your reservation.
10. Parking passes and special parking arrangements for meetings and events must be arranged through the WSU Parking Office at (313) 577-1979.
11. As the contact person for this meeting or event, you are responsible for the setup and, most importantly, the clean-up of your event. Failure to do so may result in the revocation of future meeting privileges. 

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Recurring office meetings

Recurring Wayne Law office meeting requests can be sent via email to lawevents@wayne.edu - submitting the online form is not necessary.

Using Zoom

All Wayne state university employees and students are able to create a free, licensed Zoom account. A licensed Zoom account is required for meetings lasting more than 40 minutes. Zoom will automatically log you out of your meeting at the 40-minute mark if you are not using a licensed account.

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