Booking + Rentals

PLEASE NOTE: The Gallagher Bluedorn will be closed from mid May thru mid September 2023 and 2024 for construction of our addition and limited interior renovation. The building will not be available to rent during those times. 


The Gallagher Bluedorn can be rented for a wide variety of purposes, in addition to live performances our spaces have hosted weddings, memorials, anniversaries, corporate gatherings, movie screenings, and keynote speakers. Every event is unique and pricing varies depending on your needs.  Please reach out to our staff to discuss your event needs and date availability.


Catherine Cassidy Gallagher Great Hall

  • Maximum Capacity of 1,680 – varies depending on event type and configuration
  • Large screen and projector available
  • Video recording and live streaming capabilities
  • Base rental fee - $3,000 plus expenses. 
  • Discounted rates available for 501c3 non-profits, community organizations, and UNI departments or student groups. 
  • Professional ticketing services with UNItix 


McEloy Lobby

  • Reception/Dinner capacity – up to 250
  • Classroom / standing capacity – up to 350
  • Portable Flat Screen TV’s available for content display
  • Basic Sound system included in rental fee
  • Tables, Chairs, and White or Black linens included in rental fee
  • Base rental fee - $700 
  • Discounted rates available for 501c3 non-profits, community organizations, and UNI departments or student groups. 


Davis Hall, Jebe Hall, and Classroom 30

  • Great for small meetings or gatherings
  • Limited availability due to these spaces being academic classrooms. 
  • Base rental fees from $125-$250
  • Various mobile A/V options available
  • Capacities range from 30 - 100


Food & Beverage

All food and beverage services at the Gallagher Bluedorn are provided by UNI Catering

Information available at

Contact - or 319-273-2333


Photography Sessions

The Gallagher Bluedorn welcomes photography in our Lobby space with advance reservation. Please contact Chris Kremer 319-273-3668 or to check availability. 



Request Information

For renting the Catherine Cassidy Gallagher Great Hall or McElroy Lobby
Contact Chris Kremer, Event Management Director
(319) 273-3668 office

For renting Davis Hall or Jebe Hall
Contact Caroline Francis, Communications and Operations Coordinator
(319) 273-2028 office

For technical or backstage questions
Contact W. Chris Tuzicka, Technical Services Director
(319) 273-3671 office
(319) 883-5686 cell

Looking for technical specifications for the Catherine Cassidy Gallagher Great Hall?

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