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The Forum is not only our main lobby area, but a venue in its own right, featuring flexible seating arrangements for up to 150, an adjacent warming kitchen, fireplace, and rotating art displays.

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Total Square Feet 1,260 square feet (inside pillars only)
Measurements 36’ x 50’


Reception 150 people (entire space)
Banquet Rounds 80 people in Forum only
Entry Foyer and Side Lobby pre-function space only
Theatre 90 people in Forum only

Forum Rental Rates

Forum rental rate does not include technical support.

Time For Profit Nonprofit Nonprofit Multi-User
1/2 Day (5 hours) $780 $390 $390
Full Day (8 hours) $1,248 $624 $624
Additional Hours $182 $91 $91

Multi-User: Nonprofit groups scheduling three or more separate events per fiscal year (July – June) in the Concert Hall. All events must be booked at the same time for the discount to apply.

Equipment and Services: Any costs incurred for special setups or additional equipment (including use of technicians and/or laborers), will be charged to the group named in the contract. Groups selling tickets in the Center and/or anticipating attendance of more than 200 people will be charged for the services of a NOVA police officer for a minimum four-hour shift. 

Technical Staff: You are required to use the Center's technical staff, except in extremely unusual circumstances. Center management must authorize use of any non-Center staff and a list of said staff, with appropriate credentials, and must be submitted at least 72 hours prior to the group’s first use of the building. Center management retain the right to make final decisions on all staffing issues.

Infrastructure Support: A fee that supports the building maintenance, administrative services and College services.