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.
The Union, Academic Locations* (after 5pm, weekends and holidays), Outdoor spaces (non-athletic)
- Central Reservations 605-688-4022 or Information Exchange 605-688-6127
Event Contacts outside the Union:
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Jeren Vanduch, 605-688-6034
HPER, Stadium, Dykhouse Center & all Athletic Outdoor spaces
Christi Williams, 605-695-3558
Kendra Kattelmann, 605-688-4045
McCrory Gardens and Visitor Center
Lisa Marotz, 605-688-6707
J.D. Ackman, 605-688-4387
Carson Petersheim, 605-688-4946
South Dakota Art Museum*
Pam Adler, 605-688-5423
(after 5pm weekdays, weekends and holidays)
*For academic reservations Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm please contact the Registrar’s office at 605-688-4485.
Additional Contact Information
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 Union)
Facilities and Services, 605-688-4136
Contracts for performers or artists in connection to your event.
Assistant Director for Student Activities, 605-688-4425
Camps and Conferences
email@example.com, or 605-688-5148
Food or beverage needs
Aramark Catering, or 605-697-2571
Security for event, especially after normal operating hours
University Police Department, 605-688-5117
Parking Office (events not scheduled in the Union)
Jessica Rients, 605-688-4323