Rivers Green

Facility Features and Restrictions

Rivers Green


  • Available only for events sponsored by College of Charleston student organizations, faculty and staff.
  • No events are to be scheduled during the Dark Period leading up to Fall, Spring, Summer I and II exams.
  • Events are limited to one daytime event per week and one evening event per week.
  • Events are limited to 500 people or less.
  • All entrances to Addlestone Library must remain accessible.
  • Addlestone Library and Java City activities must not to be disrupted.
  • No amplified sound is allowed.
  • No additional lighting/sound equipment is allowed.
  • All events must be finalized with the Office of Student Life 10 business days prior to the event and must comply with city noise ordinances.
  • Events must not conflict with Blacklock House events.
  • No events are to be booked when the College of Charleston is closed.
  • Events booked must be open to all students, faculty and staff.
  • A rain location must be identified and reported to the Office of Student Life. The Addlestone Library is not available as a rain location for Rivers Green events.
  • Clean-up is the responsibility of the sponsoring organization.

Setup Information

  • The Office of Student Life does not provide any setup assistance for Cougar Plaza.
  • Student Life Tables
    • Student organizations, faculty and staff may reserve one four-foot rectangular table per event from the Office of Student Life.
    • Tables must be requested at the time the reservation is submitted to the Office of Student Life.
    • The reserving organization is responsible for returning the table to the Stern Student Center, 4th floor, at the conclusion of their event.
    • The reserving organization will be charged a replacement fee for the table if it is not returned on time.
  • To request tables, chairs, trash cans or additional bins for recycling, contact the Office of Facilities Planning.
  • To request audio/visual equipment, contact Audio/Visual Event Support.


  • Only free-standing decorations or table decorations are allowed in this facility.
  • Hanging or taping materials to walls, lamp posts, benches, art installations, trees, bushes, railings, trash cans, doors and windows is prohibited.
  • No changes or modifications may be made to any room and/or space.
  • All items, such as props and/or decorations must be removed from the area immediately after the event.
  • Glitter, candles and open flames are strictly prohibited.
  • Reserving organizations will be responsible for any damages and may risk temporarily losing their reservation privileges.

Amplified Sound

  • All events must comply with the Amplified Sound Policy, which is available on the Forms and Policies web page, however, no amplified sound is permitted in Rivers Green.