Room Requests and Policies

The FedEx Global Education Center is a hub for international research, teaching, public service and cultural exchange. The center is home to several offices dedicated to global education, as well as seminar and conference rooms, classrooms, an expansive and welcoming atrium, a large auditorium, outdoor patios and a café.

Space in the FedEx Global Education Center may only be reserved by units housed within the center. Other campus units seeking to use space must secure a co-sponsoring unit from within the building.

If you have questions about room reservations, please contact the FedEx Global Education Center at +1.919.962.2435 or globalevents@unc.edu.

Policies

Space in the FedEx Global Education Center may only be reserved by units housed within the center. Other campus units seeking to use space must secure a co-sponsoring unit from within the building. Classrooms (1015, 1005, 1009, 3024, 3033) are occupied weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To request a room reservation, contact the FedEx Global Education Center at +1.919.962.2435 or globalevents@unc.edu. Use policies are described in detail in the facilities use policy.

Download facilities use policy.

Alcoholic beverages (including mixed drinks, beer, wine and champagne) may be served under terms and conditions consistent with the laws of the state of North Carolina and the policies of the University and of the FedEx Global Education Center. These terms and conditions are subject to change. Permission to serve such beverages must be obtained by the Provost and approval needs to be shared with the manager of global events and exhibitions, Ingrid Smith, ingrid.smith@unc.edu.

Download permission to serve alcohol request form.

All caterers must be approved annually by the manager of global events and exhibitions, Ingrid Smith, prior to providing services. They must also read and sign the FedEx Global Education Center caterer agreement and provide required supplemental information. View list of approved caterers.

Download the caterer agreement.

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

Seats 16 at a center table, with 9 additional chairs available along the walls. The DeBerry Board Room is reserved for meetings with dignitaries, head of states and leaders of domestic and international universities. The large center table allows groups to discuss, deliberate and make decisions.

Amenities: control system, laptop connection – VGA, room PC, document camera, multi-standard video cassette (VCR), DVD player-region free, video projector, surround sound, wireless network access, phone – Polycom IP 6000.

Restrictions: none

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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