You can reserve these spaces in the Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown by contacting the GLC Welcome Center in the main lobby for meeting rooms and the Graduate Student Lounge, or the Event Planning Office for the Auditorium, GLC Plaza and Amphitheatre, or Multipurpose Room.

The auditorium at Virginia Tech's Graduate Life Center is used for classes, events, and other activities.

The Graduate Life Center auditorium

Auditorium

This 550-seat theater is scheduled through the Event Planning Office. Event Services provides production support for lighting and sound. This is the perfect venue for theatrical and performance events, speakers, and large presentations. It can be reserved on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Graduate School Dean Karen DePauw addresses the crowd at the dedication of the Graduate Life Center plaza and fountain.

The dedication of the Graduate Life Center Plaza and fountain

GLC Plaza & Amphitheatre

This outdoor space can be reserved through the Event Planning Office. It includes cafe tables and chairs, stage, lawn seating, and a fountain. The venue is ideal for readings, skits, speakers, and more. Event Services provides production support for lighting and sound.

Multipurpose room

Multipurpose Room

This 4,000+ square-foot space accommodates events like banquets, dances, receptions, exhibits, and large meetings. Maximum occupancy is based on setup style. The Multipurpose Room is scheduled through the Event Planning Office. Event Services provides production support for lighting and sound.

GLC Student Lounge

Graduate Student Lounge

The Graduate Student Lounge provides a relaxed space where graduate students can gather for informal meetings and events.

Room A

Meeting Room A

This small meeting room seats 8-12 people around a large conference table. A laptop can be connected to a wall-mounted screen for projection.

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Meeting Room B

A conference room with tables set in a hollow square, seating 28. It contains a computer, overhead computer projector, mounted screen, tack board, and Smart Board. This room cannot accommodate last-minute reservations.

  • Room B floor plan
Room C

Meeting Room C

A conference room with tables set in a hollow square, seating 26. It contains a computer, overhead computer projector, mounted screen, and Smart Board. This room cannot accommodate last-minute reservations.

  • Room C floor plan
Room D

Meeting Room D

A small meeting room with tables in a conference-style layout, accommodating 16 people. It contains a whiteboard, tack board, and an A/V cart for participants to use with their own laptops and projectors.

  • Room D floor plan
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Meeting Room F

A large meeting room with theater-style seating for 60 people. It has one table in the front and another at the back, a mounted screen, whiteboard, divider wall, table-top lectern, and an A/V cart. A built-in DLP projector with audio connection is available for use with your own laptop. 

  • Room F floor plan
Room G

Meeting Room G

A large meeting room with tables and chairs set up classroom-style, accommodating 40 people. It contains a mounted screen, divider wall, and a whiteboard.

GLC Building Hours

7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. weekdays when school is in session

10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturdays
on non-football game days

Accessible 24/7 for graduate students with their Hokie Passport

Contact us:

(540) 231-6500 | glc@vt.edu