Student Engagement

Lynn Fuhrer Lodge


  • Fill out the reservation form to reserve the lodge for your recognized student organization, ISU department, or public group.

  • As part of the reservation process, student organizations will need to receive approvals from their President, Treasurer, and Adviser to reserve the lodge.

  • Please check the Lodge Reservation Calendar for available dates prior to submitting your reservation request.

  • Reservations should be made at least 72 hours in advance.

  • Max occupancy for this space is 40 people.

  • Only one group may use the lodge in a single day, with preference going to student organizations.

  • The lodge is intended to host organizational retreats or business meetings and may not be reserved for personal use or for events that are primarily social in nature (e.g. birthday parties, holiday gatherings, etc).

  • Each group may use the lodge a maximum of once per week.

  • All reservations must be a minimum of 3 hours to use the lodge.

  • Once your reservation is confirmed, you will pick up the keys and access information from the Student Engagement office in the Memorial Union (across from Panda Express). Lost keys and/or proximity cards will result in a $75 fine.

  • All keys and access cards must be returned to the Student Engagement office in the Memorial Union no later than 5PM on the next business day following the reservation.


  • Monday - Friday | 8AM - 8PM

  • Saturday - Sunday | 9AM - 9PM

Costs and Fees

  • Beginning July 1, 2022, the following rental fees for use of the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge will apply:

    • $35 for recognized student organizations

    • $100 for university departments

    • $350 for public rentals

  • Additional fees may be applied after your reservation if the usage guidelines are not adhered to:

    • $50 for failure to clean

    • $75 for lost keys and/or proximity cards

    • $100 for not abiding by all usage or reservation guidelines (may result in loss of future access to use the lodge as well)


  • 7 rolling tables (30" x 72")

  • 40 chairs

  • 2 single seat soft chairs

  • 2 microwaves

  • Refrigerator

  • Kitchen sink

  • Kitchen does not include a stove, coffee maker, dishes or utensils

  • Audio Visual cabinet with projector and screen

  • Basic cleaning supplies

  • 2 single person bathrooms

  • Central air conditioning

  • Outside fire pit or indoor fireplace are not available for use

  • WiFi is available inside the lodge

Usage Guidelines

  • Groups that use the lodge will be responsible for cleaning up any food and beverages at the end of their event or meeting.

  • Groups must take trash with them after use of the lodge. Failure to clean up would result in a $50 fine.

  • Groups may alter the room set but it must be returned to the original configuration before leaving.

  • Approved food vendor or caterers are preferred, alcohol is not permitted

  • The lodge is under 24 hour surveillance and has a full alarm system connected to ISU.

  • There is parking for only 6 vehicles by the lodge (2 handicap stalls directly in front) and an additional 4 vehicles off of Scholl Road. It is expected that participants carpool. Only able-bodied individuals can make it to the lodge from the parking lot off of Scholl Road.

  • The fireplace in the lodge is decorative only and may not be used.

  • There is no on-call staff support for IT or A/V issues. If you have any issues with the facility or audio-visual equipment, you will need to make it work as it is and email afterward so that we may have the issue fixed.

  • Reservation cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the reservation date in order to receive a refund of the reservation fee. No refund will be issued for cancellations made less than 48 hours from the reservation time.

  • Not abiding by the usage or reservation guidelines will result in a minimum $100 fine and loss of future access to use the lodge.

Directions to the Lodge

  • Ontario to Scholl Road, then turn right

  • Scholl Road to Kingman Road, swing south, then turn left

  • Go straight north, proceed across Amherst Drive

  • Enter through the gate between the houses

  • Once through the gate, the unpaved lane turns right (east) and then left (north) leading to the lodge

  • There is paved parking to the right of the lane just before the lodge

  • Do NOT use Minnesota Avenue to get to the lodge

Note: Minnesota Avenue is a narrow, steep road intended only for local residential traffic. Scholl Road is one block west of Minnesota Avenue and offers a more direct path to the lodge parking areas.

‚ÄčDirections to the Additional Parking Area

  • Ontario to Scholl Road

  • Take the first right after Kingman Road

  • At the opening continue straight to parking lot

  • The lodge is a brief 5 minute hike through the woods

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