Welcome to Scheduling at Willamette University
Through Virtual EMS (VEMS) University Students, Faculty, and Staff can view available locations, request campus facilities, and track their event status in real-time. To access the new and improved scheduling request forms, please follow the link to Virtual EMS (VEMS).
The Scheduling, Events, & Conferences office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm to answer any of your questions. Given the number of requests we receive each day, please allow 24 business hours for a response to your initial request. Please note that while a best effort will be made to attend to requests on the day they are received, those requests submitted on Friday may not be addressed until the following Monday.
Scheduling Request Forms:
For On-Campus Users, Scheduling Request Form
For Official University activities, including academic classes and the activities of student organizations, hosted groups, and sponsored professional organizations, please complete the Scheduling Request Form. Please use your Willamette Username and Password to login to Virtual EMS (VEMS). Once submitted, the Office of Scheduling, Events, & Conferences will process the request and issue a confirmation for your use of University facilities.
For our guests:
Businesses and organizations requesting to host non-university activities on campus may make inquiries about facilities and availability either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone to our main office line. A representative of the Scheduling, Events, & Conferences office will respond to your inquirty with availability information, a quote for your activity, and provide you with resources to move your activity forward.
Advance permission to access Zena Forest is required. If you would like to request to use the forest/farm, you must submit that request at least 5 days in advance of the requested date.
Additional Event Forms:
If alcohol service will be part of your on-campus or university sanctioned event, you must submit this form at least 12 business days prior to the event date. For more information on University's Alcohol Policy, click here.
The Cat is a designated food service facility between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Most events scheduled during these times can take place in other campus locations. Nonetheless, if you feel that the Cat Cavern is the only appropriate location for your event and it falls between the Cat's normal hours of operation, you will need submit this form for approval. Completed forms may be e-mailed to email@example.com. For more information, please read the Cat Cavern Closure Policy.
If you are not sure what category of event the activity you are planning falls into, or you would like to request a fee waiver or reduction, you can fill out this form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on event categories, please refer to the General Policy