Paganucci Lounge and '53 Commons Lobby Table Reservation Policies

Summary of Policy

Policy outlining the procedures and restrictions for reserving Paganucci Lounge and '53 Commons Lobby tables.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

  • In order to support Dartmouth's student organizations, departmental requests may not be made prior to the second week of classes during the current academic term. Exceptions may be granted by the director of the Collis Student Center on an individual basis. 
  • All reservation requests need to be reserved. DDS approves requests for all dining spaces. Paganucci Lounge and the '53 Lobby Table reservations are approved by CCSI.
  • Alcohol must be approved by the Collis Director for Paganucci Lounge. Alcohol cannot be sold and no money can change hands at events where alcohol is served.
  • DDS retains the right of first refusal for all food served in Paganucci Lounge. No outside food is allowed in the dining areas of '53 Commons.
  • Reservations must be made 5 business days in advance.
  • Technical requirements and setup needs must be requested no later than 5 business days in advance (if the resources are being requested from Collis/DDS) for Paganucci lounge. 
  • Cancellations require written notification and must be made at least 5 business days in advance.
  • The default setup for Paganucci is a hollow box. If an event organizer wants a different setup, they need to notify Collis Reservations.

Policy ID


Effective Date

July 1, 2015

Last Revised Date

October 13, 2022


Office of the Provost

Office of Primary Responsibility

Collis Center for Student Involvement

Last Reviewed Date

May 9, 2023

Next Review Date