Event Planning

The information below is aimed at guiding Samford employees, students and external groups through the proper channels for planning an event at Samford University.

Important Dates

Below are upcoming event dates that may be difficult times to schedule on campus events or meetings. Participation from faculty, staff and students may also be limited during these dates.

2017 Blackout Dates

Holiday Schedule


Create a Request in SPACES

SPACES is Samford’s event management and space utilization software. If your event will be held on campus must create a request in SPACES first.

Login to SPACES

Reserve Additional Event Resources

The following event resource providers will help ensure the success of your event. Be sure to contact them well in advance to discuss your event and reserve their services.

  • Space Availability/Event Management—726-2355
  • Dining/Catering/Samford Dining—726-2480
  • Reserved Parking/Transportation Services—726-4146
  • Event Setup/Moves/Logistics Department—726-2199
  • Security Officers/Public Safety Department—726-2020


If you are a Samford registered student organization, please use Orgsync to request campus space for your programs and events. For more information contact the Office of Campus Life at campuslife@samford.edu.

Orgsync Login

External Groups+

If you are a not a Samford student, or employee, please use the event request form to request space for an on campus event.

Request a Space