Inquiries and reservations for use of the Dr. Leland and Dorothy Olson Atrium and William H. Northwall, M.D. Plaza must be made through the Event Coordinator by completing the request form. For general information or questions about the spaces, contact 402-559-5192 or

Inquiries and reservations for use of the John A. Aita, M.D. Family Balcony must be made through the Chancellor’s Office by calling 402-559-4200.


Dr. Leland and Dorothy Olson Atrium

A modern connection between UNMC’s past and present, this space offers natural light, gorgeous views, and is a unique gathering location for theater-style and smaller special events.


William H. Northwall, M.D. Plaza (outdoor space)

This beautifully manicured outdoor space featuring Convergence, a sculpture by the Jenny Sabin Studio, is the perfect location for a pre-event reception.


Monday-Friday daytime events (7 AM-5 PM): not available
Monday-Sunday evening and weekend events: $450

John A. Aita, M.D. Family Balcony

The balcony provides a versatile meeting and collaborative environment with great views of the original façade of University Hospital, the Northwall Plaza and other campus buildings. This space includes a MultiTaction video wall with Zoom capabilities.

*Rental rates include tables, chairs, set-up, and tear-down. Additional charges apply for catering, linens, audio/visual equipment, valet parking, additional tables or chairs beyond what is available in the space, or after hours labor to move furniture. The Event Coordinator can assist in providing an estimate and ordering items and services for the event. Cost center numbers will be charged for event-related expenses after the event.


UNMC provides free parking on campus. Temporary parking assignments and shuttles for special events are coordinated through UNMC Parking Services at Please discuss your parking needs with them at least 30-days prior to the event date.

Parking space for the event is not guaranteed. UNMC assumes no liability or responsibility for damage to any vehicles parked in or on UNMC parking facilities, nor for injury to any persons using the parking facilities. No liability or responsibility is assumed for any vehicle or owner when it becomes necessary to tow or immobilize any vehicle which is in violation of these parking regulations.

Valet service is also available at an additional cost. The event coordinator can assist with making these arrangements.