NML - Conference Rooms

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Two conference rooms on the lower level are available for USC meetings, workshops, site visits and videoconferencing.


  • Rooms are equipped with a Windows 7 computer workstation, projector, large projection screen and laptop connector for the projector. A USC NetID is required to log into the Conference Room stations.


Room Details

West Conference Room (B16): 51 person capacity

Table and chairs in the Norris Medical Library West Conference Room


East Conference Room (B8): 33 person capacity

Tables and chairs in the Norris Medical Library East Conference Room

Conference Room Use Policies:

  • May only be reserved by USC faculty, staff and student organizations.
  • Loud or disruptive behavior is not permitted.
  • Borrow the room key from the Loan Desk using a valid USCard.
  • At the end of the meeting, leave the room in an orderly condition, turn off the lights and lock the door.
  • Make arrangements for food directly with the caterer. Catering services are available on the Health Sciences Campus by calling (323) 442-1080 or (323) 442-1081.
  • A $25 food consumption fee is applied when food and/or beverages are provided during the meeting. Brown bag lunches are permitted without incurring a fee. When food is consumed, the organizer of the meeting is responsible for cleaning up the room, including food removal, wiping up spills and clearing and removing all trash. Do not overfill the trash cans. Failure to remove large trash items will result in a $25 fee.
  • Schedule a custodial cleanup with FMS in advance if you are not able to clean up the room.
  • An additional cleaning fee may be applied, if there is food or drink spillage, trash overflow or if food is left in the conference room.
  • Regularly scheduled meetings are discouraged and are subject to “bumping” by higher priority groups.
  • Reservations are limited to two per month.
  • The Conference Rooms are not intended for classroom space, but can be reserved for a few class sessions during the semester.
  • Specify multimedia equipment needs when making reservations.
  • Report any equipment problems to the Loan Desk before leaving the library. Repair fees are assessed when applicable.
  • Re-arrange chairs and tables as desired, but return the room to its original arrangement. If the room is not in its original configuration, there will be an additional $50.00 fee.
  • The library reserves the right to cancel reservations for groups that do not observe the policies stated above.
  • The library reserves the right to deny requests for use of the room and to reschedule or cancel room reservations up to 3 days prior to the event.
  • $100/day charge applies to USC programs that charge for attendance or are grant-related.
  • Reservations are required: Email nmlrooms@usc.edu.  For additional information, call (323) 442-1483.