The Well (request)

The Well

space request

95 Standing*

*Capacity may be reduced on a case-by-case basis in accordance with Yale's COVID-19 guidance.

An intimate space on the lower level of the Rotunda, The Well can accommodate private events throughout the year. During the summer, it can be requested for events Monday-Saturday. During the academic year, it can only accommodate private events outside of the bar's operating hours.

Private events must be at least 2 hours long and there is a $1,500 minimum for food and beverage. The room rental fee has been temporarily waived, but there will be additional fees for production (when applicable) and cleaning & care services.

The Well Gallery is automatically included as an additional space for events in The Well.

Best suited for:

  • Receptions
  • Casual gatherings which do not require presentation technology

Not suited for:

  • Presentation-style events
  • Events requiring furniture replacement 
  • Events with a seated meal
  • Hybrid meetings with a video conference component

Submit a Request

Yale students, faculty, and staff may submit a request (NetID required)

Featured image: The Well at Yale Schwarzman Center. Photo by Francis Dzikowski.