Shared Spaces

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Space 2435 is a collaboratively programmed space intended to showcase a rich variety of content, such as student and faculty produced work, film screenings, interdisciplinary workshops, international news and documentaries, and collaborative art events. The space features innovative technology that invites users to interact with media and technology in new ways. The modular nature of the furniture offers a flexible environment where unique set-ups can be tailored to each event. Moveable whiteboard tables offer multiple surfaces for visual conversations and creative sketches to take place. Space 2435 is intended for community-building, and is available for collaborative, public events.

Space 2435 has many features that make it a unique place on campus. These features include:

  • Flexible furniture and set-up possibilities
  • 20 2’x5′ White-board tables
  • 6 HD LCD monitors
  • 2 HD wall projectors with BluRay/DVD players and VGA, HDMI, RCA & Component inputs
  • 4 wireless microphones
  • Cable TV
  • A LifeSize, moveable videoconferencing cart
  • A hardwood floor designed for movement-based activities

Events in Space 2435 should utilize some combination of the features listed above. To view examples of previous events that have taken place in Space 2435, please visit our Past Events page. Users are welcome to contact the North Quad Programming Coordinator to discuss options.

Space 2435 is available for use free of charge by the University of Michigan community. Events that are collaborative between North Quad and other UM units, and/or focus on technology or international content are prioritized. Prior to the beginning of each semester, advance reservations are only available to North Quad faculty, staff and students. Reservation requests must be made at least five business days before the proposed event. If not previously reserved, Space 2435 is available to all for use on a casual drop-in basis. Space 2435 is a shared space intended for community building. When proposing an event, please keep this intention in mind.

Please view the full General Guidelines for the North Quad Common Spaces. The capacity for Space 2435 is 90 people.

To reserve Space 2435, please submit an Online Reservation Request. Space 2435 availability can be viewed on the Space 2435 Programming Calendar.

There are three rooms located in the back of Space 2435 that are available for use by North Quad students, faculty and staff. Each room is equipped with a whiteboard, a whiteboard table with built-in connection cables and an LCD monitor.

These rooms cannot be reserved in advance, unless they are a part of an event taking place in the main Space 2435 area. Otherwise, Rooms 2435 A, B, and C are available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. The rooms can be used for up to three hours in length. Room users are expected to throw all trash away and erase the whiteboards upon completion of use.

The two-level Media Gateway supports collaboration and small gatherings in an informal, lounge-style setting. The open areas may be reserved in advance or used on a drop-in basis. There are 5 digital screens located on the second floor of the Media Gateway, and 2 on the first.


To reserve the Media Gateway, please submit an Online Reservation Request. Media Gateway availability can be viewed on the Media Gateway Programming Calendar.

On the first floor (in the basement) of the Media Gateway, there are 4 individual team rooms available for use on a drop-in basis. Each room contains a table and chairs and an LCD monitor. 1150 A and B have white boards and 1150 A and C feature built-in laptop connections and a Media-Scape for group collaboration.

These rooms cannot be reserved in advance, and are available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. The rooms can be used for up to three hours in length. Groups of 3 or more have priority over the Media Gateway team rooms. Groups of 2 or fewer are required to move if a larger group needs to use the space. Room users are expected to throw all trash away and erase the whiteboards upon completion of use.