University of Illinois College of ACES
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ACES Library Reservation Rooms

ACES Policy Changes effective immediately

  • Conference Room Hours
  • Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for approved events only

Conference organizers, group attendees, catering or others associated with a conference will be able to enter the LIAC at 7:00 a.m when the exterior doors automatically unlock.


  • Handicap accessible
  • Convenient Circle Drive parking available
  • Wireless Internet
  • Smoke-free facility
  • Within walking distance to many campus destinations

Below is an overview of the rooms and facilities available for reservation at the ACES Library, Information, and Alumni Center.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

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The Heritage Room

Location: #107 (Main Floor)
Dimensions: 40' × 30' (approx.)
Capacity: Up to 80
Located on the main floor, the Heritage Room is our largest and most versatile space. Measuring about 40 feet by 30 feet, the room offers a large view of the South Quad.
The Heritage Room can be configured to meet your needs and is ideal for large conferences or presentations, receptions, and luncheon events.
The room accomodates a wired microphone and two additional wireless handheld or lavaliere microphones. For presentations, a 70" interactive display with integrated computer is available.
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The Monsanto Multimedia Studio

Location: #008 (Lower Level)
Dimensions: 40' × 40' (approx.)
Capacity: 80
Located on the lower level, the Monsanto Multimedia Studio is ideal for classes, training or work sessions, and large computer or audiovisual presentations.
The room features a built-in projection system with dedicated computer and options for displaying a laptop via HDMI and VGA connections. A permanent wired microphone is available at the podium and accommodates four additional wireless handheld or lavaliere microphones. A toss-able microphone is also available upon request.
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The Lee L. and Mary Morgan - Caterpillar Foundation Conference Center

Location: #130 (Main Floor)
Dimensions: 15' × 25' (approx.)
Capacity: 20
The Morgan-Caterpillar Room is a medium-sized conference room on the main floor.
The room features a completely integrated audio visual experience with ceiling microphones and pivoting camera to enable conference calls, a 90" primary display with two 70" interactive displays that control a dedicated computer, and a wireless presentation system for displaying a laptop.
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The Fay M. Sims Executive Center

Location: #109 (Main Floor)
Dimensions: 20' × 30' (approx.)
Capacity: 24
The Sims Executive Center is a medium-sized conference room on the Main Floor.
For presentations, a 70" interactive display with integrated computer is available. The room accomodates wireless microphones upon request.
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The Robert G.F. Spitze and Hazel Taylor Spitze Conference Room

Location: #105 (Main Floor)
Dimensions: 15' × 20' (approx.)
Capacity: 12
The Spitze Conference Room is a private meeting area on the main floor, suitable for conference and events with up to 12 attendees.
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Conference Room 104

Location: #104 (Main Floor)
Capacity: 16
Conference Room 104 is a private meeting area on the main floor, suitable for conferences and meetings with up to 16 attendees.