Booking the MCR and equipment


The MCR is the hub of graduate social life, it is the venue for most MCR events and the graduates’ living room in College. Booking the MCR is, and always has been a privilege of Murray Edwards MCR membership.

Booking the MCR:  fill in the booking form here.
Booking Equipment (BBQ, projector or speakers): fill in the form here.

Please make sure to do so at least seven days before your event. If you have any questions, please contact the MCR Vice-President.

Booking the MCR – Terms and Conditions

  1. Booking the MCR is, and has always been, a privilege of Murray Edwards MCR membership.
  2. Bookers must submit a booking request to the Vice-President by filling in the MCR Booking Form (link) at least seven days in advance of the required date.
  3. If granted, they must put up a notice at the door of the MCR at least two days in advance, notifying the other graduates and the College cleaners of the booking (please include the type of the event and the time frame – the Vice-President will be happy to help with any questions).
  4. It is the responsibility of the Vice-President to ensure that bookings are made when the MCR is not already in use for the following events, which take precedence:
    a) MCR Committee meetings;
    b) MCR-organised events;
    c) After-formal socializing;
    d) A prior booking;
  5. Bookers can reasonably expect that:
    a) the MCR will not be in use for any other organised purpose;
    b) the facilities of the MCR (kitchen, DVD/Playstation etc.) will be free for the use of the Booker and her group;
    c) other MCR Members will take note of and respect the booking.
  6. It is the responsibility of the Booker to clean and tidy the MCR to a fit state afterwards, to wash and tidy away all cutlery, plates and glasses and to re-arrange any furniture moved.
  7. The MCR must be vacated for general use by 11pm on the day of the booking.
  8. The MCR has a maximum capacity of 50 people. The person(s) or group booking the MCR are responsible for ensuring that this capacity is not exceeded.

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