As part of our mission of community outreach, the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies provides rooms for events to both on and off campus groups. The building has two classrooms, a conference room and an auditorium.
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
The Byrd CLS is a non-smoking building. Pets are not allowed inside except for service animals.
Classrooms and the conference room are equipped with white boards, a projector screen, tables and chairs. Any additional equipment must be requested through the Shepherd University A/V department or provided by your group.
Classroom 164- located on the main floor, room capacity is 30 people.
Classroom 165- located on the main floor, room capacity is 30 people.
Multi-purpose room – the conference room is located on the lower level, room capacity is 40 people.
Auditorium- located on the main floor, room capacity is 96 plus 4 handicapped accessible seats. The auditorium is fully equipped with a computer, podium, projector, and DVD/VHS player.
Room Reservation Form:
A Room Reservation Form must be signed (indicating you agree to abide by the policies set therein) and submitted in order to reserve a space in the Byrd CLS. See these instructions to submit the form electronically.
Please contact our Office Manager Lillian Phipps to schedule a reservation, phone: 304-876-5702 or e-mail email@example.com.
Events are scheduled at the discretion of the Byrd Center and are contingent on staff coverage and Byrd CLS class schedules.
Since the Byrd CLS hosts hundreds of events, classes and meetings a year, a minimum of 2-4 weeks submittal of the Room Reservation Form is recommended.