The LGBT Center is now accepting Room Reservations! In line with University Guidance and COVID-19 protocols, we are still encouraging masks in our space. Food and drink is allowed but we still encourage social distancing and utilizing our outdoor space to eat/drink. Space will only be allotted pending staff availability. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our Associate Director Malik Muhammad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Filling out/submitting a reservation form is NOT a confirmed reservation. Confirmed reservations are only via email and will be received within 7-10 business days. Thank you.
The Goodhand Room
Located on the 1st floor, the Goodhand Room accommodates 60 people seated and 100 standing with its large open space, and Smart TV / screen with multi-media connections. The Goodhand Room is great for receptions, dinners, movie screenings, lectures, presentations and more. This room includes 2 couches, 8 lounge chairs, 8 2×2 square tables, and 10 chairs. Bluetooth speakers, microphones, podium, and additional chairs are available upon request. The Goodhand Room also comes with access to our catering kitchen area and outside patio use.
The Gordon-Buono Student Lounge
Located on the 1st floor, the Gordon-Buono Student Lounge is great for small meetings, study sessions, intimate gatherings etc. This living room style space, is carpeted and has the capacity for 40 standing and 20 seated. The lounge has as TV, DVD/VCR, stereo, and Wii gaming system. Food and drinks are permitted.
The Kaplan-Perry Reading Room
Located on the 2nd floor, the Kaplan-Perry Reading Room seats 20-25 people at the two round conference tables. This space can accommodate up to 50 people classroom style. The Kaplan-Perry Reading Room is equipped with an extensive library of books and publications for and about the LGBTQ+ community, as well as computers. A screen and projector is available upon request.
Food and beverages are not permitted the Reading Room.
Located on the west side of the building, and right off the Goodhand Room, the patio offers opened and shaded outdoor space for events up to 50 people. There are 3 small patio tables and chairs available for use. Eating is permitted in this space
Our CyberCenter is located on the second floor of our building right near the staff offices. It consists of 11 computers (9 Macs, 2 PCs) which anyone with a PennKey can access, as well as printers, a scanner, and other helpful resources. Students use these computers to browse the internet, write papers, scan documents, and print (Penn students can print 25 pages a day for free at the LGBT Center if they bring their own paper!). Students from all over Penn utilize this space as a helpful and social environment.