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The Elliott School hosts prominent political leaders, international experts, and scholars who discuss pressing issues of the day. If you are affiliated with the Elliott School and approved to schedule events, please first read through the Public Affairs Event Training Guide and then utilize the following resources to ensure that your event runs as smoothly as possible:
Book a Room
Please email these addresses to reserve our spaces:
For classroom reservations, please contact Academic Scheduling.
For City View or State Room, please contact the Marvin Center Events & Venues.
Planning for Your Event
Submit your event to our online event calendar. Public events submitted by Thursday to our calendar also are featured in our weekly newsletter that's distributed on Sundays/Mondays.
Gooseneck mics, sign holders and a livestream kit are available for reservation by approved Public Affairs trainees through this online form. The form must be submitted at least two business days in advance of the requested rental date.
For high-level photography requests, submit a photography request for a GW photographer here.
For mid or lower-level photography requests, please submit a request here. Both services are free of charge.
During Your Event
If you run into technical difficulties in an academic classroom, the Lindner Family Commons, or the Conference Room 505, please contact Academic Technologies at 202-994-0485. Please submit the Public Affairs complaint form if you find Lindner Family Commons or Room 505 not in the default set-up as indicated in the Public Affairs training guide.