Room Rental in the Libraries

Thank you for your interest in room rentals in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Vanderbilt University departments and registered student organizations may rent space at a discounted rate. Study rooms and carrels may be reserved by current Vanderbilt community members.

To request a reservation, please fill out the Room Rental Request Form or contact Nancy Dwyer.


Room Description Seating capacity Rental Fee Thumbnail Photo

800BB Central Library

Classroom with tables and chairs


Campus Routine: $75

Off-Campus:  $100

800 BB Central Library

800FA Central Library

Conference room


Campus Routine: $60

Off-Campus:  $90

800FA Central

Community Room, Central Library

Meeting room


150-175 for lecture set-up

90 for a sit-down meal

Campus Routine:  $450

Off-Campus:  $900

Community Room

Second Floor Gallery, Special Collections

Reception space in a gallery setting


70 standing without tables

Campus Routine:  $200

Off-Campus:  $300

Second Floor Gallery Special Collections