Hosting an Event in Edith Abbott Hall


Thank you for your interest in hosting an event at the Crown Family School's Edith Abbott Hall. In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the University of Chicago released new guidance on campus health and safety precautions. Per the University's guidance, we are suspending all University-sponsored events and gatherings effective immediately. We are following the University's recommendations regarding when events will resume at Crown Family School. Updates will be posted on this page as more information becomes available. 

For more information about Crown Family School eLectures and Webinars and can be found on the Crown Family School's events page. For update the date information on the Coronavirus and Crown Family School, visit the UChicago Forward website.


The Crown Family School Community

Edith Abbott Hall classrooms, conference rooms, and large meeting spaces are provided primarily for the support of the educational functions of the Crown Family School and the activities necessary for the support of these functions. Crown Family School staff, faculty, and current students are eligible to make a room request, provided the meeting or event has received approval from a senior member of their department and funding has been allocated to cover all event-related expenses. For more information and to make a room reservation, log into MyCrownSchool with your Crown Family School CNet ID.

The University Community

University of Chicago and UChicago Medicine departments may contact our Events office for more information.

Non-University Space Request

Edith Abbott Hall classroom and meeting space is not available for rent to private parties or organizations not affiliated with the Crown Family School.