Reserving space at the Cook Center

A place for faculty, students, and community

The Gayle Karch Cook Center at Maxwell Hall is a place where everyone can explore the arts and humanities in their infinite varieties. Reservable spaces within the building include the Grand Hall performance/lecture space and a dedicated Conference Wing that includes several large conference rooms and smaller breakout rooms. 

The Grand Hall and entire Conference Wing can be reserved as a package for large events such as mulit-day symposia or conferences. Please contact the Cook Center Setups and Scheduling Manager ( to inquire about multi-room and/or multi-day reservations. 

Note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions on the IU Bloomington campus, spaces within the Cook Center WILL NOT be reservable in Spring or Summer 2021. Reservation requests for Fall 2021 will be accepted beginning April 15, 2021, and reservation confirmations will be issued beginning in May, 2021. All Fall 2021 events are subject to change or cancellation in accordance with university guidelines regarding Covid-19 and public health. 

Reserve a space at the Cook Center