A Venue fee will not be charged for any Event if the attendees are exclusively SMU students, faculty or staff. Any hard costs associated with an Event such as: labor, set-up, technical rentals, etc. will be charged for the Event.
A Venue fee may be charged for any Event where the majority of attendees are from off-campus or if tickets are being sold. The fee charged is determined by the management of the Facility in which the Event is being held. All hard costs associated with an Event such as: labor, set-up, technical rentals, etc. will be charged for these Events.
It is at the discretion of the management of the Venue to determine which category an Event falls under and to grant any exceptions to the procedures above. The Venue’s school, department or division will not subsidize the cost of the Event. A cancellation fee may apply as determined by the management of the Venue.
Fees related to any Event that require the assistance of the Office of Facilities Planning and Management with regard to the areas of custodial and housekeeping support, maintenance technician support, general services support or any set-up required beyond the Venue staff, will be determined by the Event Support Assistant Director. The Event Support Assistant Director must be contacted to arrange for these services. Refer to Office of Facilities Planning and Management site for additional information.