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Reserving Space in the GEC

In the wake of budget cuts, the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs is in the process of developing a new policy for using space in the Global Education Center. The new policy will be consistent with facility-use policies across campus. The GEC is currently available to members of UNC Global housed in the GEC and to campus partners carrying out global projects funded by the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund.

For the Fall 2021 semester, the GEC will unavailable to rent by other University units.

FACILITY USE AGREEMENT – GEC 2021

Caterer Agreement – GEC 2021  [2021 Caterer Agreements in place for Panera Bread, Mediterranean Deli, Alpaca Catering, and Picnic Basket Catering]

Request for Permission to Serve Alcoholic Beverages – GEC 2021

Requests for Security must be submitted three weeks prior to an event, include a complete chartfield string, and provide a main contact for the day of the event:  https://police.unc.edu/services/security-services/

First Floor

Seats 246. The Nelson Mandela Auditorium, located off the main atrium, is suitable for lectures, musical performances, films and conferences. The room features tiered seating and is equipped with technology, a large stage, and a movie theater sized screen.

Amenities: fixed tablet arm seating, movable podium, control system, in-house PC, laptop connection, Blu-ray/DVD player-region free, document camera, wireless microphone, video projectors, dimmable lighting, assistive lighting, surround sound, wireless network access.

Restrictions: Food and drink are not permitted.

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1015

Seats 64. This large classroom space offers additional space at the front of the room for presenters and panelists. Movable tables and chairs make this a versatile room for conferences, classes, lectures and large meetings.

Amenities: control system, in-house PC, laptop connection, document camera, overhead transparency projector, Blu-ray/DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access.

Restrictions: Food and drink are not permitted.

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005

Seats 36. This classroom with fixed seating offers advanced technology that allows the user to converse easily with up to five other sites. There are no additional connection charges.

Amenities: control system, video conference camera, in-house PC, laptop connection, document camera, overhead transparency projector, surround system, 60” plasma screen for video conferencing, wireless microphone for video conferencing, white board, wireless network access, AV bridge for web video conferencing using room PC.

Restrictions: Food and drink are not permitted.

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009

Second Floor

Seats 12. Enjoy views of campus from this conference room that boasts an entire wall of windows.  Movable tables and chairs allow for flexible seating arrangements. Conference rooms 2008 and 2010 can be combined into one large room that seats 30 people after tables and chairs are rearranged.

Amenities: control system, laptop connection, document camera, multi-standard video cassette (VCR), DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access.

Restrictions: none

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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2008

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FedEx Global Education Center, Rooms 2008 and 2010

Seats 12. Enjoy views of campus from this conference room that boasts an entire wall of windows. Movable tables and chairs allow for flexible seating arrangements. Conference rooms 2008 and 2010 can be combined into one large room that seats 30 people after tables and chairs are rearranged.

Amenities: control system, laptop connection, document camera, multi-standard video cassette (VCR), DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access.

Restrictions: none

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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 2010

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FedEx Global Education Center, Rooms 2008 and 2010

Third Floor

Seats 36. This spacious classroom has movable tables and chairs, the convenience of new technology and a view of the atrium from an all-glass side wall.

Amenities: control system, in-house PC, laptop connection, document camera, overhead transparency projector, Blu-ray/DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access.

Restrictions: No food or drink is permitted during class.

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024

Seats 16. This room has a large center table and is appropriate for meetings, small seminars and conferences.

Amenities: control system, in-house PC, laptop connection, document camera, overhead transparency projector, Blu-ray/DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access.

Restrictions: No food or drink is permitted during class.

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3033

The DeBerry Board Room is reserved for meetings of the Chancellor’s Office, Provost’s Office, and University leadership.

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FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room

Fourth Floor

This conference room has movable tables and chairs and can accommodate seminars, lectures, conferences and meetings. The space is also appropriate for small dinners, luncheons and receptions when combined with the reception area just outside the conference room. Guests using space can also take advantage of the rooftop patio and colorful green roof.

Amenities: control system, laptop connection, document camera, multi-standard video cassette (VCR), DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, white board, wireless network access

Restrictions: none

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FedEx Global Education Center, Conference Room 4003

View of fourth floor of FedEx Global Education Center
FedEx Global Education Center, Conference Room 4003

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FedEx Global Education Center, Conference Room 4003