Items We Rent

For meetings and events held here, the McNamara Alumni Center rents décor, AV and furniture that it owns. Please check on the Rooms to Rent page what items are included in room rental.

Decor

Slate Candle Centerpieces

Made by Minnesota artist Chris Weise using hand-picked North Shore rocks

Approximate diameter—10 inches
Can be placed in Memorial Hall’s water feature
$15 per holder
49 total quantity; 24 with 5 holes, 25 with 7 holes
Rental includes glasses and 5- or 7-hour tea lights

Wild Wire Candelabras

Create a canopy of light with these beautiful centerpieces

Approximate height of 2.5 feet
10 glass candle holders each
$20 per stand
20 total quantity
Rental includes glasses and 5- or 7-hour tea lights

Red carpet

Bright cherry red color

Heavy weight & rubber backing lies nicely on any event floor
2 – 25ft sections for a total length of 50ft
$100

AV

5,000 lumen portable projector

$250

LCD Flat Screen (50” or 60”) with stand (laptop compatible)

$250

8ft by 8ft screen

$20

AV Technician to staff event

$70/hr

HD Camera Recording Package
Exact charges determined by program length and equipment needs

$375 (half day)
$530 (full day)

Camera riser with skirting

$50

CD player

$25

Conference phone

$50

DVD Player

$50

Microphone — corded

$20

Microphone — handheld wireless

$55

Microphone — lapel wireless

$55

Music stand

Free

PC or Apple laptop

$65

Powerstrip & extension cord

$5/each for guest; $15 for exhibitor

Secure, U of M wireless internet username

$5/login

Services

Coat check attendant

$20/hr/attendant

UMPD police officer — minimum of 3 hours

$100/hr

Furniture

Coatrack

Free

Easel

Free

3M Post-it Flipchart (25” x 30”), stand & markers

$25/set

Full length mirror

Free

Gaffers tape

$25/roll

Pipe & drape (colors: black, maroon, copper, white)

$100

Portable wood panel

Free

Stage extension with skirting

$20/extension

6’ x 8’ stage platform with skirting

$50

Stanchion

Free

Step with handles for stage

Free

Table linen (if not provided by D’Amico Catering)

$8

Wheelchair

Free

Portable Whiteboard

$25