Meeting Rooms and Study Space

  • Study Space in MU Meeting Rooms
  • When not reserved, MU meeting rooms can be used by students to study. When using them for this purpose, we ask you to please follow these courtesy guidelines: 

    -Check the room card outside each meeting room door, and be prepared to leave the meeting room 10 minutes prior to the start of any scheduled meeting. 
    -Make sure other students can also access and use the room to study. 
    -Return all chairs and tables to their original position after use. 
    -Discard any trash from tables, floors, etc.
    -No napping in the meeting rooms. 

    If you have any questions about these spaces or their appropriate use, please direct them to the MU information desk staff. The info desk is on the first floor of the Memorial Union. You can stop by, call (530) 752-2222, or email <>.
  • Reserving MU Meeting Rooms
  • Reservations for the Memorial Union meeting rooms must be made through Conference and Event Services (CES).  The reservation process is dependent on if you are an On-Campus Client, Registered Student Organization (RSO), or Off-Campus Client. For more detailed instruction on how to place your reservation, visit the Operations and Events Management (OEM) reservation page

    To discuss your upcoming event, receive more information about the facility, or schedule a site tour, contact the Memorial Union Event Venue Manager at 530-752-7282 or at

    For information on capacities and diagrams, or facility use guidelines visit the Operations and Events Management page.


Room Dimensions Sq. Ft Standard/
Lecture Classroom Table Pods
DeCarli 18' x 31' 585 22 42 27 25
Fielder 20' x 21' 420 14 26 20 18
Garrison 35' x 19' 680 22 42 26 30
Smith 16' x 15' 250 10 15 N/A N/A
  • Courtesy Guidelines
  • Patrons must abide by the UC Davis Code of Conduct and Principles of Community.  Memorial Union staff reserves the right to implement guidelines that protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of the facility and its members. If patrons are not using services as intended, Memorial Union staff can ask them to leave.

    Be a Good Neighbor
    When using the Memorial Union lounges and patios for studying, socializing, eating or relaxing, please abide by these guidelines to maintain the space and welcome and inviting to everyone:

    -Keep your belongings from spreading out or overtaking a space.
    Keep your shoes on, and don’t place bare or socked feet on tables.
    Don’t claim several chairs and deny the seats to others. 
    Carts, bikes, skateboards, and scooters are not permitted in the building nor to pass through the building.
    Falling asleep while studying or napping is acceptable, however, please do not go to sleep with the use of make-shift pillows or blankets.  In these cases, patrons will be woken and asked to leave.
    Please do not use sinks to bathe.
    -For long-term housing or food needs, students can access services at the Aggie Compass, and community members can access service at the Davis Community Meals, or find a wider range of services via the Yolo County Street Sheet

    Prohibited Items and Behaviors

    Recording or posting images either by photograph, video, or digitally of individuals or groups without their consent 
    Animals/pets (excluding service animals)
    Bicycles, skateboards, shopping carts, scooters
    Violent or threatening conduct, and conduct that is discriminatory or creates a hostile environment for others in violation of University policies
    Alcohol, illicit drugs, drug paraphernalia, tobacco products (including e-cigarettes)
    Any item that breaks fire code
    Posting materials inside or on the exterior of the facility without prior approval from staff