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Farnham Programming Space


The newly renovated Farnham Programming Space (FPS) offers a variety of educational, social, and interactive events for all residential and commuter students. From our Residence Hall Association body meetings to the Coffee House/Open Mic Night, there are countless events in the FPS for students' enjoyment. When there is not a scheduled event, the FPS offers quiet study hours for residential students, a place to meet new people, a place to relax, or a place to simply watch TV or Reslife Cinema.

The Office of Residence Life is also interested in holding your event here! Click here to see the calendar of events and/or check the availability for your next event!

Please click here to submit a request. Need the room set up for a conference, meeting, small groups, or presentation? Just let us know! **If you need to cancel an event, email at least 48 hours in advance.**

Standing Capacity: 355

Sitting Capacity: 120

Usage: Programs and Events (must be open to all residential students)

Special Features: The FPS provides students with a variety of services for use during any event, program or leisure time during our hours of operation. Those services include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 2 Large TVs (with connectivity to BluRay, Cable, DVD, iPad, and Laptops)
  • iPod Dock
  • Microphone and Stereo capabilities
  • Multiple Internet and electronic hookups
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom [Handicap Accessible]

Hours of Operation:

Sunday - Friday: 6pm - 12am

Saturday: 2pm - 5pm

Rules and Regulations:In order to provide an entertaining yet safe environment for our students, all programs and events must be proposed through the FPS Request form [link posted above]. You must also complete a Facilities Usage Form in order to receive the space, given that the date and time is available. Events are subject to the approval of the residence life staff. Events which may result in damage to the space or that are not conducive to the educational mission of the university may not be approved for the programming space.

The events that take place in the FPS are strictly for the current students, faculty, and staff of SCSU. Therefore, in order to reserve, utilize, or attend any event at the Farnham Programming Space, an individual must be a current student, faculty, or staff member. All non-SCSU guests are not permitted to attend any program within the Programming Space.

Cooking or preparing food is not permitted inside the space. This includes Popcorn Machines, Cotton Candy Machines, etc.

Although the FPS is considered its own entity, it is still located in the basement of a residence hall. All Housing Policies still apply. You can find a comprehensive Guide to Living on Campus that contains all housing policies and procedures on the Residence Life website.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Alyssa Santiago
Farnham Programming Space