The Catholic University of America

Heritage Hall Guidelines for Space Use

  • Event requests from the immediate university community must be submitted through Events and Conference Services at
  • All logistical plans must be carried out in consultation with Facilities Administration & Services to ensure tha thte set up, operation, and breakdown of event does not disrupt the normal business operation of Father O'Connell Hall or incur damages to the space.
  • Outside vendors MUST check in with Facilities at the Power Plant to register and receive badges.
  • Floor protection is required on any items that may be rented from an outside vendor (staging, tables, chairs, etc.)
  • Loading and unloading of equipment must be done through the rear or west side entrances to the building. Use of the front entrances is not permitted. Facilities will provide access.
  • All materials and equipment (including catering supplies) must be removed from space immediately following the event.
  • Facilities Operations is not responsible for any items that remain in the space.
  • Maximum Occupancies: 
    • Lecture style seating - 290
    • Banquet seating - 200
  • Requests for usage of audio-visual equipment must be submitted to Technology Services at
  • No signage, decorations, frames, or other materials shall penetrate or be attached by fasteners of any kind, including tape, to the walls, ceiling, floors, or any other fixtures in the space.
  • Any damages incurred from neglecting to follow these guidelines will be billed to using department or organization.