Reservations can be made in advance to ensure your group has the space you require at the time you want to have your event. To make a reservation begin by filling out a Reservation Request form either online or in person. Please note the following information:
- ALL group reservations require ONE person be responsible for payment.
- Minimum reservation time is 1 hour. Additional time may be reserved in half hour increments
- Reservations made on Friday or Saturday must be complete by 5:00pm to be eligible for discounted group rates. Reservations MAY be accepted after 5:00pm with manager approval. However, IF APPROVED, the two lane rate will apply. In addition, these reservations require full payment in advance and it is non-refundable with less than 3 business days' notice.
- Reservations made less than 3 business days in advance will be charged the two lane rate and require full non-refundable payment in advance.
- Once a Reservation Request has been approved, you will receive an email with the details of your reservation including deposit amount, if any, and any other information or forms required.
- Deposit (see below) will be forfeited for any lane not needed/used within 15 minutes of original reservation time. Space not being used within 15 minutes may be assigned to other customers.
- RSO’s must turn in an approved Space Request Form.
- Reservation Requests received after 4pm on Friday may not be responded to until the following Monday.
- Food items purchased from anywhere other than the Illini Union vendors may not be brought into the Rec Room or the Illini Union.
DEPOSIT (or university account number or RSO account number*) must be received before final confirmation of the reservation is made.
- LANE RESERVATIONS require a deposit of $18 per lane.
- FOOD requires a deposit equal to half of the food order total.
- LOCKOUTS require a deposit equal to half the total cost.
Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE - if written (or email) notification of change or cancellation is received less than 3 business days in advance. * Groups paying with university or RSO accounts are not required to pay a deposit in advance but will be charged a late cancellation fee equal to the amount of a pre-paid deposit.