The Connelly Center will provide the audio visual equipment you may need for your program. If there is a service or equipment that the Connelly Center cannot provide we will put you in contact with the University Media and Technologies Services Department and they will determine if they can provide the service needed. There will be a fee attached to their service. The Connelly Center does not have a technology person on staff. If a technology person is required it can be provided at a cost through and at the availability of the University Media and Technologies Services Department. Please let the Scheduling Office know at least 4 weeks prior to your event or program of your audio-visual needs.
The Connelly Center shall not be held liable for any delays or failures to provide rooms, meeting space or other facilities fit for occupancy or any other delays or failures in performance, in whole on in part, if such delay or nonperformance is due, directly or indirectly (e.g., through the prior or concurrent displacement and need for rescheduling of academic, research or administrative functions) to any cause beyond the Connelly Center’s reasonable control, including, but not limited to, destruction of or damage to such space, acts of God, war, riot, terrorism, civil disturbance, fire, floods, environmental calamity or risk, inclement weather; restriction upon travel, food, beverages or supplies; strikes, lock-outs, labor disputes, pandemics, epidemics or other outbreaks of diseases or other infections, failures in public supply of electricity, heating, lighting, air conditioning or public telecommunications equipment, or other such events, disturbances or conditions.
Intentional misuse, damage, destruction or vandalism of Connelly Center equipment or facilities is strictly prohibited. Individuals found responsible for damage or theft of Connelly Center property will be required to pay all repair or replacement costs and may be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate university authority. No equipment or other items, including but not limited to artwork and furniture, may be moved or taken from the building without special approval of the Connelly Center Director.
There are no public checking services provided in the Connelly Center. Leaving any personal belongings in a public area is strongly discouraged. The Connelly Center assumes no responsibility for damages or lost articles. Lost and found service is provided at the information desk of the Connelly Center. Items will be kept at the information desk for two weeks. If they are unclaimed after two weeks, they will be turned over to the Public Safety Department. Items of value and Wild Cards (Villanova ID cards) will immediately be turned over to the Public Safety Department and The Wildcard Office respectively.
Decorations and displays of any kind must be approved by the Scheduling Office of the Connelly Center and should be requested at least two weeks prior to your event.
University Catering is the only authorized catering operation that is permitted to provide food in the Connelly Center. Any group, organization, or individual that brings in food from an outside provider (caterer, deli, food store) will be automatically charge a fee of $50.00 for clean up and the possibility of loss of use of meeting room space in the future. Exceptions to this rule must be approved by the Scheduling Office of the Connelly Center.
Pets or animals are not permitted in the Connelly Center at any time with the exception of special needs animals as permitted by law
The Connelly Center is a smoke free building, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the building.
University Departments and registered clubs or organizations may request tables to be set up in the Connelly Center Upper Lobby to promote events and programs. Requests for tables must be made through the Connelly Center Scheduling Office and are subject to the following conditions.