Carlson Dance Studio, housed in Carlson Gymnasium across from the Student Rec Center, is available for use by a limited number of CU Student Organizations.

General Information

After departmental priorities are scheduled, Carlson Dance Studio is available on a limited first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Student groups must be organized through the Center for Student Involvement (CSI)
  • Only the group signer may make reservations
  • Group size may not exceed the room capacity (49)
  • Groups may only request the studio for up to 3 hours per week

  • Large studio with wooden floors and one wall of mirrors
  • Located on the basement level of Carlson Gymnasium in room 1B12
  • Maximum capacity of 49
  • Key required for access 
  • Shoes required
  • Must provide your own sound system 
  • No storage is available​

  • Fall Semester: Groups may email a request on the 3rd Monday after the semester begins
  • Spring Semester: Groups may email a request on the 1st day of the semester  
  • Requests made earlier than these dates will not be reviewed early
  • Groups must sign a rental contract before access is given
  • There is a $10 cash-only deposit for the key
  • If the key is not returned before the date listed in the contract the group will be charged $125 to cover the cost of changing the lock 
  • Weekend reservations require a Buff OneCard swipe access form at the time of signing the contract
  • Violations of any portion of the terms of the agreement, as well other inappropriate or illegal behavior that violates campus policies, will result in revocation of your access to space

  1. Find avaliable space in the EMS Calendar
  2. Email with the following information:
    • Name of group and signer's contact information
    • Preferred dates and times
    •  Number of participants in group (best estimate is OK)
    • How the group plans to use the studio (dance classes, karate lessons, yoga practice, etc.)
  3. Sign the contract and swipe access form (if applicable) sent via DocuSign if your group is approved
  4. Stop by the THDN Main Office in the University Theatre Building, room C132, to drop off a $10 cash deposit for your key
  5. Remeber to bring the key back at the end of your reservation to have your deposit returned

​Note: Confirmation and access to the space will not be granted until the rental contract is signed.
All communication will come from

Carlson Gymnasium

Carlson Gymnasium