Studio Scheduling

Department of Dance
Studio Reservation Policy

ALL HH STUDIO & SPACE PLACE REQUESTS may only be made at: Dance Studio Request Form

  • CLASS, Youth Ballet studio, UI Student Organization requests (Student Organization and non-dance major requests are being accepted for reservations beginning September 19), submitted to Dance Administrative Coordinator, Molly Dahlberg
  • ALL Semester length studio requests, submitted to Briana Maxwell
  • WEEKLY studio requests are submitted to the Studio Scheduler  
  • A schedule confirmation for Faculty will be sent within 48 hours. 
  • A schedule confirmation for Graduate and Undergraduate requests will be sent by Fridays at 5pm.


Requests for fall 2021 begin on Monday, August 16 for the week of August 22-28.

Requests for spring 2022 begin on Monday, January 10 for the week of January 16-22.

  1. WEEKLY Rehearsal Time Allotments:
    • Faculty (non-Concert Projects)                       Limit 4 Hours per week
    • Faculty (Fac/Grad)                                          Limit 6 hours per week per piece
    • MFA Candidates in Dance (non-Thesis)         Limit 6 Hours per week
    • MFA Candidates in Dance – Thesis               Limit 6 Hours per week per piece
    • Senior and Junior Dance Majors                    Limit 4 hours per week
    • Sophomore/Freshmen Dance Majors             Limit 3 hours per week
    • Student organizations and                               Limit 2 hours per week
      non-dance majors/minors       


  1. GRADUATE Student Studio Requests:
  • THESIS:  Fall requests are made through the studio request form.  Spring schedules will be set at a scheduling meeting in November 2021.  Meeting will be set by the studio scheduler.
  • GRADUATE STUDENTS in Dance semester long requests:
    • A semester long requests ends at the conclusion of the semester. 
    • Once a Graduate student makes a semester long request, it cannot be changed.  However, the students can barter amongst themselves if they would like to switch times with each other.
    • Graduate students may continue to make weekly requests, in addition to their semester long request, as long as it does not exceed their 6 weekly rehearsal hour limit.
  1. UNDERGRADUATE & Weekly Studio Requests:
  • The deadline to request a rehearsal studio is Thursday at 3pm for the following week in which you are requesting.  The week is Sunday to Saturday.  (For example:  Thursday, August 19 is the deadline for any requests during the week of August 22-28)
  • UI student organizations must request space on a weekly basis. No semester length requests will be accepted.
  1. Space Place Rehearsal Requests:
  • Requests for Space Place submitted via Dance Studio Request Form. one week prior to your requested date(s).  Space Place is only available for reservation starting in February 2022.
  1. Studio Schedule Posting:

Complete Studio schedules will be available on Ad Astra by 5pm on Friday for the following weekly schedule (example: Friday, 8.20 by 5pm the schedule will be available for the week of August 22-28)