Maximum Occupancy Limits for Assemblies

The occupancy limits listed below are based on the assumption that the room contains tables, chairs or other obstructions. The maximum occupancy limit may be higher depending upon the room configuration. If the room is configured without furniture or other obstructions, contact the Director of Environmental Health & Safety at ext. 2252 to to determine the maximum number of occupants.

NOTE: Connecticut State Law requires that an announcement at the beginning of all events with more than 50 attendees be made, regarding evacuation procedures and the location of exits. It is the responsibility of the individual in charge of the event to ensure that occupancy limits are adhered to, and that the following fire safety announcement is made at the beginning of the event.

"Connecticut State Fire Code requires that we point out the location of all emergency exits. The exits in this room are located (point out exits). In the event of an emergency, please leave the building in an orderly manner through the nearest exit."

Residential Assemblies

Occupancy Limit


Non-Residential Assemblies

Occupancy Limit

Abbey House   Blaustein Humanities Center
Living/Dining Room                                            49   Ernst Common Room 100
Jane Addams House   Hood Dining Room 74
Dining Room 49   College Center at Crozier-Williams
Living Room 49   1941 Room (Rm 207) 133
Blackstone House   1962 Room (Rm 108) 376
Living Room     Alice Johnson Room (Rm 209) 49
Katherine Blunt House   Dance Lab (Rm 205) 49
Coffee Grounds 80   2nd Floor Dance Studio (Rm 206)  
Living Room 49   Martha Meyers Dance Studio (Rm 301 - Partition Open) 362
Branford House   Martha Meyers Dance Studio (Rm 301 - Partition Closed) 205
Living Room     Cro's Nest 128
Burdick House   The Hooded Cro (Student Bar) 80
Living Room 49    Cummings Art Center
Earth House (358 Mohegan Ave)   Fortune Recital Hall (Rm    )  
Living Room 49   John C. Evans Hall 360*
Freeman House   Oliva Hall 210*
Dining Room 49   Gallery  
Living Room 49   Gallery  
Hamilton House   Gallery  
Living Room      Harkness Chapel
Mary Harkness   Main Sanctuary  410
Meeting Room 78   Choir Loft  30
Living Room 49   Basement Library  
Knowlton House    Harris Refectory
Dining Room 49   Main Dining Hall (Includes Harris, Main Street and the 1973 Room) 1,000
Living Room 49   Main Street East (Ann Johnson Room) 49
Lambdin House   Main Street West 49
Living Room     1973 Room 112
Larrabee House    Hillel House
Living Room     Great Room 87
Lazarus House   Conference Room 22
Living Room     Basement Recreation Room 116
Johnson House    Hilyer Hall
Living Room     Tansill Theater 204
Morrison House    Palmer Auditorium
Living Room     Frank Loomis Auditorium 1291*
Park House   Room 202 69
Living Room     Unity House
Plant House   PepsiCo Room  
Living Room        
Smith House      
Dining Room 88      
Living Room 49      
Windham House      
Living Room 49      
Wright House      
Living Room      * Fixed Seating


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