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Office of Conferences & Special Events

Meeting Space

Conference Rooms
Bryant University offers a variety of spaces on campus that accommodate a range of meetings and events. Our most popular rental spaces are housed in the Academic Hall within the Unistructure. Each of the meeting rooms are flexible spaces that can be set up in a variety of configurations to meet your event needs. In addition to the conference rooms on campus, the University also has approximately 45 classrooms, 5 computer labs, and a variety of specialized rooms that can be utilized as break out session rooms, small lectures, and training rooms for your next meeting or event.

Large Meeting/Event Spaces
If you are looking for a space for a large event or meeting, Bryant also has several rooms that can be utilized. Janikies Auditorium, which can be seen to the right, seats approximately 400 people in a theatre style venue. The room is fully equipped with stage lighting, a state of the art sound system, and all the necessary audio-visual equipment to make professional presentations. In addition to the Auditorium, the University also has two gymnasiums, three large dining rooms, and a main dining hall that can be rented. Please note that the large venues have varying availability throughout the academic year.

Bryant prides itself in the technology that is provided to students on a daily basis. In fact, the Princeton Review recently ranked Bryant Unviersity as one of the "top 25 mot connected campuses" in the United States. This same level of technology is available to conference groups. Conference staff will work with you to book the appropriate technology for your event. Bryant classrooms, labs, and meeting spaces are upgraded every few years to keep up with the changes in technology. All classrooms and the majority of meeting rooms have an instructor station with large screen projection, a computer, VCR and DVD player with additional connections for laptops. We also provide a full audio-visual services and equipment, including flip charts, laptops, microphones, and projection equipment. In addition, the University also has the technology available to support both teleconferences and video conferences. In addition to supporting your meetings and events, Bryant also provided extensive technology and support to our campus guests, including:

Wireless Network
Bryant is committed to staying on the cutting edge of Technology. Over the summer of 2004 the university completed the wireless network offering 802.11g coverage over the entire campus.

Campus Network
In addition to the wireless network all rooms on campus have multiple hard wired ethernet connections to access the network. The network provides gigabit ethernet service to the entire campus with 100mbps full-duplex throughput to all connected devices.

VoIP Technology
Residence hall rooms all are equipped with multi-line Cisco VoIP phones. The phone provides local and toll free calls for residential conference guests. Toll calls can be placed using a calling card. In addition to being a phone the Cisco device also has advanced services including - CNN Headlines, weather, and stock quotes.

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