University Client Types

The University identifies Five Client Types, and policies/pricing may vary based on type:

  • Student Organization: Any WSU Lake Campus registered student organization, currently in good standing, with a valid WSU Banner FOP account number.  Use of event space is limited to activities and events planned by the organization for benefit of members, WSU student body, or the university at large.  These groups are not assessed rental fees, unless collecting revenue for event or requesting specialized space arrangements.  If collecting revenue for the function, ½ of the regular rental rate is assessed.  Standard technical services are included. Please see the Student Organization Policies for additional regulations and details.
  • Department/Faculty/Staff Organization: Any WSU departmental/faculty/staff organization with a valid WSU Banner FOP account number.  Use of event space is limited to activities and events planned by the organization for the benefit of organization members, WSU student body, or the university at large.  These groups are not assessed rental fees, unless collecting revenue for event or requesting specialized space arrangements.  If collecting revenue for the function, ½ of the regular rental rate is assessed. Standard technical services are included.
  • Partnership & Sponsored Organization: An External organization pairing with an Internal Organization; must have demonstrated WSU affiliation, completed ‘Request for Reduction of Fees’ form and been approved per requirements of form.  Reduction of Fees Form is distributed at the discretion of the Events Coordinator and will be approved by the Dean or Administration.  Once approved, External Organization will be billed for ½ regular rental rate.  For partnership, at least one member of each organization must be present for the entire duration of the event – additional stipulations may apply.  Standard technical services are included (risers and other special equipment will incur additional fees).  A signed contract is required for the event by the external organization.
  • WSU Individual: Current member of WSU faculty/staff, current student with valid Wright1 card, and members of Retiree or Alumni association.  Use of event space is limited to activities and events of a personal nature (i.e., graduation parties, receptions, holiday functions, personal meetings, etc.).  These groups will be granted a discount for rental and technical services with a valid University ID.  A signed contract, with individual listed as requestor, is required for the event.
  • External Client: Organization with no affiliation to the university.  Use of event space will be assessed all applicable fees for rental, technical services, etc.  A signed contract and proof of insurance is required for each event.