Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering is a new interdisciplinary facility designed to anchor the School of Engineering on the Busch campus and serve as a gateway for the engineering community, industry partners, and the public. The new building--the first in the school's history to be named for an alumnus--features collaborative workspaces, smart classrooms, living laboratories, and dedicated student space.
Several spaces in Weeks Hall are available for use by faculty/staff and students
Team Based Learning classroom, Room 102, is a 138-seat space with a collaborative Instructor Hub system used in Active Learning Classrooms to present materials and enable students to display and share content from their tables. Room 102 is reserved through University Scheduling.
Room 206 is a 72-seat capacity classroom with a collaborative Instructor Hub system used in Active Learning Classrooms to present materials and enable students to display and share content from their tables. Room 206 reserved through University Scheduling.
Room 208 is a 36-seat capacity classroom with a collaborative Instructor Hub system used in Active Learning Classrooms to present materials and enable students to display and share content from their tables. Room 208 is reserved through University Scheduling.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LOBBY AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOMS CANNOT BE USED UNLESS YOU HAVE THEM RESERVED (See below on how to reserve and ALSO please note the EVENT POLICIES section)
Other spaces available to reserve
For reservations to the below areas, please contact Kendra Cameron firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The First Floor Lobby atrium provides ample space for info sessions, small poster symposiums, and event registrations.
- The Second Floor Lobby atrium can accommodate large poster symposiums, receptions, and dining for 100 - 150 people. Note: If using a catering service for your event, you must also reserve Conference Room 202 for set-up space for the catering company.
- The First Floor Patio (facing Bartholomew Road) can accommodate 100 - 200 guests for a sit-down event. Note: as this space is outside, it is not available during inclement weather.
- The Second Floor Concepts Lab, Room 211, can accommodate 100 - 150. The room is fully furnished with movable tables/seating; note that furnishings may not be removed from inside the Concepts Lab.
EVENT POLICY GUIDELINES
ALL departments, organizations, and individuals hosting an event in Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, must follow the guidelines below:
- Events offering food to guests/participants must contact Support Services to arrange housekeeping and additional trash cans.
- Important Note for Conference rooms and open atrium spaces they MUST be returned to the way they were originally found, so please make sure you clean up the space.
- There is NO food in the classrooms (Rooms 208, 206, 105 & 102), food should be kept to the lobby areas (These areas must be reserved first do not assume the classroom rental allows the use of the lobby areas - see above on how to reserve), if you are hosting an event in Weeks Hall please post a sign on an EASAEL by the classroom door that says "NO FOOD ALLOWED".
- Rental of tables/chairs/coat racks/podiums, please contact Support Services.
- Tent rentals or any additional items not provided by Support Services, please contact Millers Rentals.
- To move any furniture within Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering spaces, please contact Support Services. Furniture cannot be stacked in the hallways in classrooms or moved outside of Richard Weeks Hall, furniture can be moved to other positions in the area in question.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT run wires/extension cords across walkways and WEEKS HALL is a TAPE FREE ZONE, so no taped signs on walls, doors or windows. Please request indoor sign holders or stanchions to rope off event areas from Support Services or you may use easels to hold up your signs.
- Parking: All guests to Rutgers University MUST register their vehicle in advance. Please click HERE to fill out the Special Event Parking Request Form.
- NOTE: If your event is serving alcohol and you have sold sponsorships or tickets, you must apply for a Social Affair permit. Events not charging an admission fee and serving alcohol do not need a Social Affair permit.
Conference Room and Student Study spaces
Located on the third floor, the Bruce and Phyllis Nicholas Student Conference Room is for Engineering student organizational meetings only, NOT student study places. Room 313 has seating capacity for 10, and a state-of-the-art monitor with solstice access and a white board wall. Book online. View policies.
The Second Floor Conference Room is for University faculty, graduate students or staff meetings. Room 202 has seating capacity for 10, and a state-of-the-art monitor with solstice access. Book online. View policies.
NOTE: Students, faculty, and staff must use their personal Engineering account (NOT your NetID or RUID) credentials to make a room reservation. To confirm if you already have an Engineering account and/or forgot your password, please click here. If you do not have an Engineering account or have questions, please stop by Room B124 in the Engineering Building.