Capitol Building Reservation Form

Reservation Process

State agencies or the general public may request use of the common areas in the Capitol Building for public events by completing this on-line application. 

  • Please review the Capitol Complex Events Calendar for availability prior to submitting requests. 
  • The email address submitted on the request will receive a notice verifying the request was received by the Event Coordinator. 
  • The Events Coordinator will contact the Applicant listed to confirm the request.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is required for non-state agency events. Please review the MOU template. 
  • Groups requesting the Governor or Lt. Governor to speak at the event will need to redirect to the Governor's site to Submit a Scheduling Request Form
  • Direct questions regarding this application to or call 515-281-7259.

Event Representative

The following person is 18 years or older.
This person is the Duly Authorized Event Sponsor Representative authorized to sign the MOU or a State of Iowa employee with authority to host the event

Alternate Contact

The following person is the secondary contact or on site representative for the event.

Event Sponsor / Organization or Department Hosting the Event

Event Information

The Rotunda offers four sections - East, North, West and South. The dropdown box below allows groups to select the appropriate amount of space needed to conduct an event.

Click to review a map of the  Capitol 1st Floor Rotunda.

In the Event Detail text box, provide the arrangements for your event; i.e. list of equipment owned or rented from a 3rd party, time line of activities including set up, tear down or press conference and any other event specific information. 

Remember to include time to set up for the event.
Remember to include time to tear down and clean up after the event.