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Event Planning Contact Sheet

This guide is designed to assist you during the planning of your event at SDSU.

Reserve your location and meet with facility manager. This step is completed by contacting the following, as they pertain to your location choice.

University Student Union, Academic Locations* (after 5pm, weekends and holidays), Outdoor spaces (non-athletic)

Event Contacts outside the University Student Union:

Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Jeren Vanduch, 605-688-6034

HPER, Stadium, Dykhouse Center & all Athletic Outdoor spaces

Christi Williams, 605-695-3558

South Dakota Art Museum*

Pam Adler, 605-688-5423

(after 5pm weekdays, weekends and holidays)

McCrory Gardens and Visitor Center

Lisa Marotz, 605-688-6707

Wellness Center



*For academic reservations Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm please contact the Registrar’s office at 605-688-4485.

Additional Contact Information

University Student Union Events Planning Office

Parking and events planning accommodations

Mark Venhuizen, 605-688-4960

State Tech - Lights, sound, stages, a/v etc.

Mike Gjesdal, 605-688-4960

Set-up services (not located in the University Student Union)

Facilities and Services, 605-688-4136

BluePrint Design & Print Center, 605-688-5496

Camps and Conferences, or 605-688-5148

Contracts for performers or artists in connection to your event.

Kate Stock, 605-688-4425

Security for event, especially after normal operating hours

University Police Department, 605-688-5117

Food or beverage needs

Aramark Catering, or 605-697-2571

Motor Pool

Jessica Rients, 605-688-4323

Parking Office (events not scheduled in the University Student Union), 605-688-7275