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Rent Building E - University & Business Center

Elgin Community College allows businesses, corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and community groups to rent college facilities and grounds when these spaces are not used for ECC programs, services, and activities. This rental service extends to various needs, including conferences, trade shows, and other events. It's important to note that college facilities cannot schedule personal and private social events.

To ensure the appropriateness and feasibility of each request, ECC reserves the right to approve all rental requests. Insurance may be required as part of the facility's use application process. Each college facility may feature unique pricing structures and policies tailored to accommodate diverse requirements. Whether hosting conferences, trade shows, or other events, ECC strives to provide a flexible and professional environment for external organizations to benefit from its state-of-the-art facilities and grounds.

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Seating for up to 250 people at the Seigle Auditorium

Seigle Auditorium

This 200-seat presentation auditorium is the ultimate conference experience. With its complementary media services controlled by a lectern touch-screen (10 feet x 20 feet), the Seigle Auditorium is the perfect setting for an opening session. Accommodations are available for the hearing impaired.

An empty training room at Elgin Community College

Training Rooms

Six training rooms are available to seat 30 to 50 participants, designed with flexible seating options to accommodate a training experience. Rooms are furnished with high-quality tables, ergonomic chairs, adjustable lighting sources, an 8-foot by 8-foot projection screen, whiteboards, and flip charts with markers.

EC meeting rooms for rent with table and chairs

Meeting and Conference Rooms

Three conference/meeting rooms allow participants to break into small groups for one-on-one sessions. Rooms seat from 8 to 15 participants. Rooms are furnished with high-quality tables and ergonomic chairs. Audio-visual equipment (6-foot by 6-foot projection screen) is portable in these rooms. Conference rooms are discounted when rented in conjunction with the Seigle Auditorium and/or training room rental.

Computers desks and tables in lab room at ECC

Computer Labs

Two 12-seat, hands-on computer labs are available for participants to learn the latest computer skills. Microsoft Office Suite is loaded on each computer for your training needs. Our technicians can also load your privately owned software on our server for training. 6-foot by 6-foot projection screen available.

atrium overlooking people at event


A beautiful two-story, cylindrical atrium is bathed in sunlight from circular skylights. This area is perfect for networking in comfortable seating areas, relaxing between sessions, or hosting an elegant reception. The atrium area is also a great location to hold your next exhibit. Skirted tables are available to dress up your displays.

UBC room with dining tables

Dining Room

The 250-seat dining room offers a spectacular view overlooking Spartan Lake and is equipped with moveable privacy walls for flexible and private dining. The dining room can be divided into four separate dining bays that can seat up to 48 people in each bay.

Catering Services

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Complete this request for proposal form if you are interested in renting our facilities at ECC.

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Facilities Rental & Catering

Building E, Room E105
Fax: 847-931-4895

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