Skip To Content

You are here:  Resources > Offices - Departments > Scheduling and Event Services > ASTRA Facility Reservations
Facilities can be requested using Astra, the university's online reservation system:
If you have questions in advance of requesting facilities or experience difficulties using the online tool, please call Dave Carlson at 708-488-5295 (ext. 5295 on campus).
Meeting and Event facilities: Scheduling & Event Services (SES) 
Performing Arts venues: Leslie Rodriguez
Art Gallery: Angela Bryant    
Athletic Facilities: Gabryella Johnson
Chapels: SES with Univeristy Ministry
Borra Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence: Emma Mims
Classrooms for classes or other purposes directly related to a course: Julie Doloszycki 
Classrooms for meetings, events, study sessions:  Contact SES after the drop/add period each semester.

Follow this link for Astra, the university's online reservation system. A new page will appear and you will be required to log in with your Dominican user id and password (this is the same user id that you use to log in to your workstation). Follow the directions that will appear in the center of the new form. 
Please allow one business day for meeting confirmations and note that special events may take longer for review or multiple approvals. Rooms that are not offered on Astra can be requested by "describing your room" at the bottom Astra's event and meeting request forms.
Cancellations or changes to reservations must be emailed to
Please contact us for directions on using Astra or to set up a training session.

Information needed to make a request through Astra


*   Event name
*   Attendance
*   Type of event
*   Department
*   Contact name
*   Event date/s (have backup dates in mind)
*   Event time
*   Preferred Event location (have backup locations in mind)
*   Catering plans
*   A-V and other technology needs
*   Presence of alcohol 
*   Amount of additional parking needed beyond students/faculty/staff already on campus at event time
Reservation requests CANNOT be confirmed without all necessary information.