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Lange Room (Lange Room: 5th Floor, Kalmanovitz Library) Capacity: 60

Lange Room


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Note: The Lange Room must be reserved at least two weeks in advance.


  • The rental cost for the room is $300.00 per day/per event.
  • Additional costs may apply for furniture setup and catering.


  • The Lange Room is only reservable by UCSF departments and staff.
  • The UCSF Library reserves the right to deny or cancel any reservation that conflicts with UCSF Library activities.
  • Although you may request a hold for a particular date, your reservation is not valid unti you are notified via email that your reservation has been approved. (Do not advertise your event, or make other commitments for the date without final approval).
  • Access to the building is not permitted until the Parnassus Library opens at 7:30AM (M-F).
  • Note that the library closes at 6:00PM and there is no entry to the building after this time. If confirming a reservation up to or past 6:00PM, you’ll need to staff your event to ensure all attendees exit the building and the front doors are secure upon your departure. Staffing your event to accommodate a 6:00PM or later end time includes providing someone at your event that would make sure all attendees exited the building and the front doors are  securely closed behind them without allowing others to inadvertently enter.

Room Setup and Support

  • The Lange Room maximum capacity is 60 people for a lecture-style event and 30 people for a conference-style event.
  • There is no library support on the day of events. It is the responsibility of the department renting the room to coordinate these services directly with Facilities Management and/or Education Technology Services, and you will need to contact them for their costs. Further instructions and contact information will be provided upon reservation approval.
    • There are 60 chairs and 14 rectangular folding tables (no round tables) available by request from Facilities Management. (Round cocktail tables can be rented from Moffitt Catering).
    • The only permanent Lange Room furniture is a podium, 2 garbage bins, 2 recycling bins, and 2 compost bins.
    • Access to the terrace is not permitted at this time.
  • It is the reserving department's responsibility to arrange setup and breakdown of the room with Facilities Management.
  • The room must be returned to its original condition after the event. A $75 fee may be assesssed if the room is not returned to its original state immediately following the event.


  • There is no cooking or food prep allowed onsite.
  • Moffitt Catering is the approved caterer for all Lange Room events.

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