Room Reservations

SILS affiliated students, staff, and faculty can reserve rooms in Manning Hall for class projects, meetings, etc. Below are instructions for reserving either classrooms, conference rooms, or IT rooms in Manning Hall. Room calendars can be viewed in Outlook Web at by clicking Calendar and Add Calendar.  Calendars (such as "Manning 208" are listed in the directory).

What spaces are reservable in Manning Hall?

IT rooms for reservation Contact the SILS IT Help Desk at or stop by the desk in the SILS Library at Manning Hall in person to make your reservation through the Lab Assistant on duty.

Classrooms & Conference rooms for reservation

  • Manning 01 - SILS Classroom (Capacity 40)
  • Manning 14 - SILS Classroom (Capacity 14)
  • Manning 105 - Conference room in SILS main office (Capacity 8)
  • Manning 208 - SILS Classroom (Capacity 30)
  • Manning 214 - Conference room (Capacity 15)
  • Manning 216 - Conference room (Capacity 6)
  • Manning 303 - SILS Classroom (Capacity 15)
  • Manning 304 - SILS Classroom (Capacity 24)

Collaboratory Table (Capacity 5) The Collaboratory table, located in the Outer Computer Lab in SILS Library,  provides a reservable space for SILS students working on group projects. This space features a large mounted display capable of sharing a laptop screen, a white board, as well as mobile furniture designed for work space flexibility. To reserve this space, students may write their names on the dry erase calendar located on the wall behind the Collaboratory table.

Outer Computer Lab (Capacity 8) Located in the SILS Library of Manning Hall, the Outer Computer Lab is equipped with both Windows and Apple machines installed with premier software for use by SILS faculty, staff and students. The lab is open during normal operating hours of the SILS Library in Manning Hall. Looking for specific software for a class project? Stop by the IT Help Desk next to the computer lab for any software questions or requests. For more information, visit this page.

Outer Computer Lab

Reserving Classrooms and Conference Rooms

Room requests for rooms 01, 14, 105, 208, 214, 216, 303, and 304 can be made through both Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Web Access page at

Reserving IT Rooms

Room requests for the Virtual Reality Room (27), Digital Media Lab (250), or the Project Space (310), can be made by emailing the SILS IT Help Desk at In the email include the date and time you would like to reserve the room for. Visit the desk before you reservation time to be given the key to access the room. Tutorials of both rooms 27 and 250 can be given by the Help Desk Lab Assistant on duty as requested.