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Reserve Space on Campus

Reservations for Use of Campus Grounds/Outdoor Space

Reservations for use of campus grounds/outdoor space are required when using chairs, tables, canopies, structures, vehicles, food, beverages, or sound amplification equipment are to be used. 

Reservations shall be made through Student Life & Leadership, Aztec Student Union, 210.

All requests must be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance from the event date! 

As of Monday, February 1, 2016, the paper Outdoor Space Application is no longer valid. All requests must be made through the online Event Approval System (EAS).  

Which events get submitted through the EAS? 

  1. If you are a Recognized Student Organization, ALL on-campus events MUST be entered into the EAS.
  2. If you are an SDSU affliate (department, staff, faculty, etc.) only requests for Outdoor Space, such as tabling or other Outdoor Activities, must be submitted onlne through the EAS.  
  3. If you are not affiliated with SDSU, only requests for Outdoor Space, such as tabling or other Outdoor Activities, must be submitted onlne through the EAS


 SDSU Campus Map 

List of Outdoor Space Locations:

Location Name Location Details
Adams Humanities Quad 4th Floor
All Campus (Walk/Run)  
Arts & Letters Courtyard  
Arts Walkway  
Athletics Courtyard in front of SDSU Athletics Department
Aztec Green  
Campanile Walkway Aztec Walkway
Campanile Walkway East Lane
Campanile Walkway Flag Pole
Campanile Walkway Hepner Hall
Campanile Walkway North End Grass area
Career Services Plaza  
Centennial Walkway East Lane: Location 19-23
Centennial Walkway North End
Centennial Walkway South End
Centennial Walkway West Lane: Location 1-18
CSL Breezeway Courtyard between CSL and GMCS
Cuicacalli Walkway  
Don Powell Theatre Grass Quad
Don Powell Theatre Patio Top of the stairs
East Commons Courtyard  
EBA Walkway in between EBA and SSE
Engineering Bldg Courtyard  
ENS 280 Courtyard  
Hepner Hall Quad
Hostler Hall Courtyard Terrace on the west side of Storm Hall
Lawn in front of Public Safety  
Mediterranean Garden  
Music Building/Aztec Mesa Blacktop  
Nasatir Hall Grass
North Education Lawn  
North Library Walkway Business Administration
North Library Walkway  
Open Air Theatre (OAT) Walkway Entire Walkway (all 16 spaces)
Open Air Theatre (OAT) Walkway Location 1 - 16
Peterson Gym Courtyard  
Peterson Gym Front of Building  
President Black's Quad North of Love Library and Southwest of Administration
PSFA Courtyard  
Scripps Cottage Lawn  
Scripps Terrace Outside West Commons
Storm Hall West Patio
Student Services Courtyard  
Viejas Arena West Side Grass Area
Viejas Arena Turnaround  
War Memorial Terrace Entire Walkway (all 8 spaces)
War Memorial Terrace Location 1 - 8

Reserving Outdoor Amplified Sound On Campus

Use of Amplified Sound in outdoor space is restricted and must be approved in advance in order to preserve the academic and research mission of the University.

Outdoor Amplified Sound Form (PDF) 

Building & Grounds Regulations

Building & Grounds Regulations (PDF) 

Other Space on campus:

Associated Students


Other facilities