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Event Planning

Student groups at Penn Law plan hundreds of events over the course of the school year. Regardless of the type of event your group is interested in organizing, Penn Law has the resources to help you!

For each event, students must request space and ITS needs through the Room and Event Technology Reservations Page, or meeting with Julie Colleluori ( Further, students must follow the guidelines set forth within the Student Group Handbook. Finally, students must put their event on our Public Events Calendar, so that the community can see a description of the event. 

For students planning major events (3.5+ hour events) in 2016-17, a CONFERENCE PROPOSAL must be submitted.  For events in Fall 2017, we need the proposal by May 31, 2017.  For events in Spring 2018, we need the proposal by July 31, 2017

For details on how to plan a major conference/event, please see our MAJOR EVENT GUIDELINES - the guidelines tell you what to do when! For major event planners, please read this document - it includes all sorts of instructions, tips, and checklists!

GENERAL POLICIES for Student Groups Can be Found Here (e.g. facilities policies, IT support for student groups, how to advertise events, types of group funding, etc.).

Additional documents that can be of help are:

Students requiring assistance with print & digital publicity should refer to the Office of Communications’ “Request a New Project” form.