Reserving the Center

The CEC is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend and evening hours can be arranged in advance.

Priority is generally given to events and programs that are initiated by the community, though space requests are evaluated on an individual basis.

Priority Events
  • Community-initiated events that are free of charge and open to the public

  • UMB-initiated events with a community benefit that are free of charge and open to the public

  • Community-initiated events that have a fee and are open to the public

  • UMB-initiated events that have a fee and are open to the public

  • Private events

Request Space at the CEC

To request space in the Community Engagement Center, please respond in detail to each section in the form below. All requested events must be 30 days from the date of this request. All submissions will be carefully reviewed within 72 hours. Approvals and denials will be provided by email.

Request Space

Getting Here

The CEC is located at 16 S. Poppleton St.

Parking

The Bio-Park garage is available to visitors for a fee. Rates can be found here. The entrance is located at 1 N. Poppleton St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Street Parking There is a mix of free and metered parking on S. Poppleton Street, West Baltimore Street, West Fayette Street, and Hollins Street. Note: Some free parking is limited to 2 hours.