Penn 1 can host a variety of events, from a 300-person lecture, to a luncheon for 100, to an intimate meeting for 20, and more. The venue is equipped with house sound, house lighting, and a catering kitchen.
4,500 sq. ft.
LCD projector, screen, house sound, microphones, lectern with microphone. Clients must provide their own laptops to connect with the system. Adaptors are available.
6 - 6 ft x 8 ft pieces of stage available
Free (Duke Visitor)
Reservation does require approval. If client books online, it stays in "Web Request" status until approved; fund code or payment is required for approval.
Reservations for Penn must be canceled at least two weeks prior to the event date. If the request to cancel is made less than two weeks in advance, a cancellation fee will be incurred. The fee for departments is $250 and the fee for student groups is $100. Also, clients are responsible for any additional fees incurred from external vendors or rentals.
Food and Drink Policy
Clients must used a Duke Dining vendor for their event. You can find the list of Duke Dining Vendors here. Groups using outside caterers are subject to additional fees.
Specialty lighting through external vendor