Events Management

Event Services is responsible for coordinating the use of all university facilities. All requests for the use of university facilities must be submitted to Event Services, except department requests for academic classes. Event Services will review applications for facility usage, and within the context of the University’s mission, policies, and procedures, reserves the right to grant or deny requests.

All events are subject to the following:

  • state and federal laws,
  • Fort Valley State University’s rules, regulations, and policies, and guidelines of the Event Services Office.
  • The person requesting the facilities and services must ensure that the event and patrons are in compliance with all applicable requirements.

The HPE Complex/Campus Events Manager has the ultimate responsibility of enhancing the quality of services at the Health and Physical Education Complex, the Pettigrew Center as well as coordinating events held at various FVSU venues. He provides a one-stop location to plan an event on FVSU campus. Learn more about services via Event Services.

Office phone: (478) 825-6478; Fax: (478) 825-6599;

Event Services maintains the right to cancel, without advance notice, any event not in compliance with these regulations. Further, FVSU reserves the right to revoke the event already in progress if there is a material omission.

Plan an Event

Whether accommodating six or over 1,000 guests for catering, planning, coordinating or facilitating your event, The Pettigrew Center’s professional staff is ready to provide you with complete service at competitive rates.

Health and Physical Education Complex

The Health and Physical Education Complex is a 120,000 square-foot facility that houses FVSU’s top-quality natatorium, 5,000-seat gymnasium, walking track and workout rooms.

For more information on the HPE building, click here.

Event Services

Here are examples of how other educational , governmental, civic, social, business, professional and religious groups use our services:

  • Award events
  • Banquets
  • Charity fundraisers
  • Concerts
  • Conferences
  • Conventions
  • Exhibitions
  • Fashion Shows
  • Fairs and Festivals
  • Holiday events
  • Luncheons
  • Meetings
  • New product launches
  • Pageants
  • Presentations
  • Proms
  • Receptions
  • Retreats
  • Reunions
  • Seminars
  • Social events
  • Stage performances
  • Trade shows
  • Video conferencing
  • Weddings
  • _____…reserved for YOU