Chicago State University

Rental Spaces

New Academic Library Auditorium

For your training session to be a success you need more than just a great trainer, you need properly equipped facilities that truly represent your organization. We offer a one of a kind experience. Our Auditorium is conveniently located in the newly remodeled  New Academic Library and equipped with  state of the art audio visual set up with an LCD projector and on-site tech support and a P.A system. The auditorium has a capacity of 120, and a generous stage 16’ X 30’ and finely tuned acoustics.

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New Academic Library Sunroom

This space is located on the fourth floor of the newly remodeled one-of-a-kind domed New Academic Library. The Sunroom provides an intimate setting for small and medium-sized meetings or dinners. There is the capacity capability of 100 persons. Room is equipped with complete audio and visual set-up, telephone conference capability and ideal for events requiring seated dining, standing reception, classroom style seating, conference-style meeting or theatre seating.

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The Rotunda is located in the vibrant Cordell Reid Student Union Building on the east side of our campus. The room has excellent lighting and is surrounded by floor- length windows overlooking the east side of our beautiful campus. Ideal for small banquets, seated dining, Standing receptions, and intimate lectures. The capacity for this area ranges from 50-100 people based upon the required set up. Media needs are available.

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Jacoby Dickens Center GYM

Jacoby Dickens Center Gym has two indoor swimming pools, one instructional pool, one Lap pool and one 14 feet diving well,  fitness center, indoor track and a gym with the capacity to accommodate 1500 patrons, a Dance studio with newly installed rich oak floors, and one concession stand.

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 Breakey Theatre

The Breakey Theatre is the university's main lecture and performance space located in The Douglas Hall on the east side of our campus. Breakey has two levels of plush theatre seating to accommodate 320 guests. 32X28 stage with theatre lighting, audio visual and full tech equipment.

 Breakey Theatre