Lake Effect Conference Room Reservation Form

The Lake Effect Conference Room may be reserved by faculty, students, and staff for meetings, group study, and presentation practice. Individual study should be conducted elsewhere in the library.


  • Conference table seats up to 10
  • Flat-screen TV with access to campus cable channels, VGA and HDMI connections for laptop use, and a DVD/VHS player
  • Speakerphone

Advance reservation requests must be made using this online form. Requests are processed Monday - Friday 8 am - 3 pm. 

After 3 pm and on weekends, last minute reservations may be made at the Research Help Desk until two hours before the library closes. For questions or more information, see policies below, call the Research Help Desk at 315-312-4267, or email

Check availability: Conference Room Schedule


Name of person booking event:

Phone number:


Email address:

Name/Purpose of event:

Number of people attending (Max.10):

Dates needed - 1st request:

Beginning and ending time of event:

Dates needed - 2nd request (optional):

Beginning and ending time of event:


Technical Assistance
  • For technical assistance, ask at the Research Help Desk. The librarian will contact technology staff when they are available for help with the room's equipment, or if they are not, contact the ATC Help Desk at 315-312-3534.
  • The speakerphone requires an authorization code for off-campus calls.  To setup an authorization code (PBN), contact the Telecommunications Office, 102 Culkin Hall  (315-312-3039).
  • The room is available whenever the library is open.
  • If the room is not reserved, it is available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please be considerate of others by not monopolizing the room or its technology.
  • No more than 2 reservations may be submitted on one form.  Each reservation should be no longer than 2 hours.  No more than one reservation per day will be approved.
  • We do not accept standing reservations (e.g. ongoing reservation for the same time each week or each month).
  • Submit advance reservation requests at least one business day (Monday - Friday 8 am - 3 pm) prior to the time needed. Requests will not be processed evenings or weekends.
  • Advance Reservations are not effective until you receive an email confirmation.
  • If you do not arrive within 15 minutes after the time your reservation begins, you forfeit your scheduled time.