Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Conference and Event Services (CES) department is to plan and manage all campus activities and events (internal & external) through the utilization of University spaces.

The CES department is responsible for:

  • Day to day use and rental of meeting rooms and other facilities for non-academic use
  • Handling all requests for summer use of the residence halls, classrooms, and other facilities
  • Administration of the University’s Master Events Calendar
  • Assist with planning of all major University events

Additionally, the CES department will work to assist our clients in meeting their event goals and objectives, while maintaining the involvement and interest of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and community partners.

Barry’s Conference & Event Services department is a member of the Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors International (ACCED-I) and Event Management Systems (EMS®) User’s Network.