Event Planning

When planning your Greenberg House event, please refer to the information below. Should you have questions, contact Mary Anagnost, director of Greenberg House programs and operations, at 202.797.4678 or maanagno@syr.edu.

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Room charges

Classroom/seminar rooms (second, third, and fourth floors): $200 per segment

  • Morning segment: 8 a.m.–noon
  • Afternoon segment: Noon–4 p.m.
  • Evening segment: 4–8:30 p.m.

We understand that schedules and events may change, and we will work with you to reschedule, if possible. For any events cancelled within 10 business days prior to the scheduled date, the full segment fee will be assessed.

Staffing Fees

Any event beginning prior to 8 a.m. and/or concluding after 4 p.m. will be charged a minimum of three hours of extra staffing at $20 per hour. Allow one hour set-up time and one hour clean-up time for all events.

Reimbursement Items

  • Postage: At cost
  • Photocopies: $0.04 per side
  • Soda: $13 per case
  • Bottled water: $11.50 per 5-gallon container
  • Hot beverage service (coffee/tea): $30 per day
  • Office supplies: Minimal inventory available at cost
  • Greenberg House is a smoke-free facility. Guests are allowed to smoke in the outdoor courtyard.
  • Greenberg House is not wheelchair accessible past the first floor.
  • Restrooms are on the first, second, and third floors (second floor is women’s only).
  • Please recycle newspapers/white office paper and aluminum cans/glass/plastic in designated bins.
  • Room temperature in all event space is computer-controlled and is set according to main campus guidelines.

The suggested caterer is Scott Slater, Capital Flavors Catering. You can reach him at 703.942.8588.

  • Event hosts work directly with the caterer to ensure that menus and budgets meet their needs.
  • Hosts of catered events at Greenberg House must hire catering support staff for set up, event maintenance, and clean up.
  • The event host will be billed directly by the caterer.
  • Please note: Catered events can be accommodated on the second floor only.

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