Palmer Commons

Palmer Commons offers a wide range of audio / visual equipment and room furnishings to serve your event technology and presentation needs.  The departmental room rental rates below are current for events scheduled until June, 30, 2015.  We will provide updated departmental room rental rates for events on or after July 1, 2015 very soon.

Room rentals pricing

Category Description Unit Non-UM UM Dept w/ Reg. or Entrance Fee UM Dept. No Fee Student Org. w/Reg. or Entrance Fee Student Org. No Fee
Room Rates Plaza Computing Lab/Boardroom/Training Room

< = 5 hours

200.00 100.00 n/c 50.00 n/c
   

Hourly > 5 hours

40.00 20.00 n/c 10.00 n/c
  Windows Room < = 5 hours 200.00 100.00 n/c 50.00 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 40.00 20.00 n/c 10.00 n/c
  Great Lakes Room < = 5 hours 420.00 210.00 n/c 105.00 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 84.00 42.00 n/c 21.00 n/c
  Great Lakes South < = 5 hours 125.00 62.50 n/c 31.25 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 25.00 12.50 n/c 6.25 n/c
  Great Lakes Central < = 5 hours 250.00 125.00 n/c 62.50 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 50.00 25.00 n/c 12.50 n/c
  Great Lakes North < = 5 hours 125.00 62.50 n/c 31.25 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 25.00 12.50 n/c 6.25 n/c
  Great Lakes North & Central < = 5 hours 380.00 190.00 n/c 95.00 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 76.00 38.00 n/c 19.00 n/c
  Great Lakes South & Central < = 5 hours 380.00 190.00 n/c 95.00 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 76.00 38.00 n/c 19.00 n/c
  Forum Hall Hourly only 105.00 52.50 n/c 26.25 n/c
  Atrium 4 < = 5 hours 105.00 52.50 n/c 26.25 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 21.00 10.50 n/c 5.25 n/c
  Atrium 5 < = 5 hours 105.00 52.50 n/c 26.25 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 21.00 10.50 n/c 5.25 n/c
  Boardroom 1 < = 5 hours 70.00 35.00 n/c 17.50 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 14.00 7.00 n/c 3.50 n/c
  Boardroom 2 < = 5 hours 70.00 35.00 n/c 17.50 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 14.00 7.00 n/c 3.50 n/c
  Boardroom 3 < = 5 hours 70.00 35.00 n/c 17.50 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 14.00 7.00 n/c 3.50 n/c
  Boardroom 4 < = 5 hours 70.00 35.00 n/c 17.50 n/c
    Hourly > 5 hours 14.00 7.00 n/c 3.50 n/c
  Boardroom 5 < = 5 hours 90.00 45.00 n/c 22.50

n/c

    Hourly > 5 hours 180.00 9.00 n/c 4.50 n/c
  Atrium 6 < = 5 hours 105.00 52.50 n/c 26.25 n/c
    Hourly > 5 21.00 10.50 n/c 5.25 n/c

Furnishings pricing

Category Description Unit Non-UM UM Dept w/ Reg. or Entrance Fee UM Dept No Fee Student Org. w/ Reg. or Entrance Fee Student Org. No Fee
Furnishings 15' x 15' Dance Floor Each 250.00 125.00 125.00 62.50 62.50
  Table Stands Each 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
Linens* 30" White Cocktail Round Linens Each 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
  White Linen for 6' Table Each 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50
  White Linen for Round Banquet Table 81" x 81" Each 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50
  Navy Blue Table Skirting Per Foot 1.50 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Cocktail Tables Unit 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
  Staging Unit 75.00 37.50 37.50 18.75 18.75

*If special linens are needed, contact your caterer or the Palmer Commons Scheduling Office for availability and order processing. 

Audio/visual rates

Category Description Unit Non-UM UM Dept w/ Reg. or Entrance Fee UM Dept No Fee Student Org. with Reg. or Entrance Fee Student Org. No Fee
Audio Equipment CD Player Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
  Microphone Corded Each 25.00 12.50 12.50 6.25 6.25
  Sound System, Great Lakes Rooms Each 150.00 75.00 75.00 37.50 37.50
  Microphone Corded Table Top Each 25.00 12.50 12.50 6.25 6.25
  Microphone Wireless Handheld Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Microphone Wireless Lapel Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Microphone Stand Floor Each 10.00 5.00 5.00 2.50 2.50
  Sound System, Portable Each 120.00 60.00 60.00 30.00 30.00
  Podium, Amplified Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
Event Accents AV Stand Each n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c
  Podium Each 40.00 20.00 20.00 10.00 10.00
  T-Stand Each 10.00 n/c n/c n/c n/c
  Staging 6 x 8 section/skirting Each 45.00 22.50 22.50 11.25 11.25
  AV Set-up Fee Each 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
  Cord Extension Each 10.00 n/c n/c n/c n/c
  Cord Power Strip Each 10.00 n/c n/c n/c n/c
Forum Hall Equipment Forum Base A/V Equipment w/wireless lapel mic Hourly 115.00 57.50 57.50 28.75 28.75
  Forum Base AV Equip w/wireless headset mic Hourly 115.00 57.50 57.50 28.75 28.75
  Forum Base AV Equip w/wireless handheld mic Hourly 115.00 57.50 57.50 28.75 28.75
  Forum Base AV Equip w/podium mic Hourly 115.00 57.50 57.50 28.75 28.75
  Forum CD Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
  Forum Wireless Handheld Mic Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Forum Wireless Lapel Mic Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Forum Data Projector Each 290.00 145.00 145.00 72.50 72.50
  Forum Document Camera Each 100.00 50.00 50.00 25.00 25.00
  Forum DVD Player Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
  Forum VHS Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
Meeting Services Conference Phone Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Desktop Speakerphone Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
  Laptop Computer w/wireless mouse Each 160.00 80.00 80.00 40.00 40.00
  Dry erase board w/markers Each 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00
  Dry erase board w/pad and markers Each 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
  Laserpointer Each 15.00 n/c n/c n/c n/c
  Post It Pad w/markers Each 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
  Recording Services Hourly 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
  Audio/Visual Technician Hourly 35.00 35.00 35.00 35.00 35.00
  Wireless Mouse Each 25.00 12.50 12.50 6.25 6.25
  Videoconferencing Services Hourly 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Projection Equipment DVD Player Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
  TV Monitor w/Cart Each 70.00 35.00 35.00 17.50 17.50
  Overhead Projector w/cart Each 35.00 17.50 17.50 8.75 8.75
  Portable Data/Video Projector Each 290.00 145.00 145.00 72.50 72.50
  Screen, portable projection Each 30.00 15.00 15.00 7.50 7.50
  Great Lakes Base AV Package Hourly 45.00 22.50 22.50 11.25 11.25
  Great Lakes Base AV Package plus each extra projector Hourly 40.00 20.00 20.00 10.00 10.00
  Desktop Computer Each 160.00 80.00 80.00 40.00 40.00
  VGA Cable, 25 ft. Each 40.00 20.00 20.00 10.00 10.00
  VHS Each 50.00 25.00 25.00 12.50 12.50
Linen White Tablecloth Each 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50
  Skirting per foot Each 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00