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The Plant Sciences Building (PSB) is a memorable event venue located on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Event spaces are available for both large and small events, with a variety of room setup options.

For more information on any of our event spaces or to check availability, please:

Before submitting a request, please be sure to note the below space rates, which serve to help cover the administrative costs of the N.C. PSI supporting events.

Available Services and Amenities:

  • Flexibility of seminar room setup configurations
  • Boardroom and Conference rooms are available for smaller meetings
  • Catering kitchen to support event catering 
  • Wireless internet
  • Audio visual equipment and support (upon request)
  • Live stream your event or record it for future use

PSB Event Spaces and Rates (2022-2023)

Seminar Rooms

Standard Rate*: $200/day, $100/half day
University Group Discounted Rate*: $100/day, $50/half day
N.C. PSI Discounted Rate**: $0

Our three seminar rooms are a dynamic space for large groups with additional access to the Coastal AgroBusiness Lobby and our outdoor Terrace. A combination of rooms can be opened up to form one large area or can be used as separate spaces with flexible setup configurations. Podiums, large flat screen TVs for presentations, microphones , and on-site A/V support can be provided in these seminar rooms upon request. The PSB seminar rooms also offer easy access to a kitchen for catering setup. Up to 135 people can be accommodated in our seminar rooms.

*Above rates are per seminar room – A, B, or C. Fees are additive if requesting two or more seminar rooms.


Standard Rate: $300/day, $150/half day
University Group Discounted Rate: $50/day
N.C. PSI Discounted Rate**: $0

Our beautiful, high-tech boardroom provides sweeping views of Centennial Campus and downtown Raleigh. The boardroom is equipped with a large flat screen TV to use for presentations. This space can accommodate up to 26 people with a small space for catering or snacks.

Conference Rooms

Standard Rate: $200/day each, $100/half day each
University Group Discounted Rate: $25/day each
N.C. PSI Discounted Rate**: $0

We have two conference rooms with spectacular views that are perfect for smaller meetings. Each conference room is equipped with a large flat screen TV to use for presentations. Our larger conference room can accommodate up to 20 people and our smaller conference room can accommodate up to 14 people.

**Events or meetings that are N.C. PSI-affiliated, co-sponsored, or otherwise serve the mission of the N.C. PSI may be eligible for full waiving of fees. Requests for fee waivers will be considered by N.C. PSI leadership on a case-by-case basis.

Host your event in the Plant Sciences Building

PSB Meeting Space Rental Policies

  • Rental times are Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, including set up and break down.
    • Requests for after hours or weekend events will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Rooms will be set up as per your rental agreement. If you move furniture, please return before you leave.
  • Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol on NC State University property requires prior approval of the Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Please note that serving of alcohol is strictly limited to no more than two hours and must be served by a licensed bartender.  
  • Waste: Groups are responsible for cleaning up after an event at the Plant Sciences Building. Spaces must be left in the exact same condition they were found. Failure to comply could result in additional fees.
  • Fees: Note that fees only cover use of the space, and do not include any applicable parking or catering.
  • Parking: Parking near the PSB is largely by NC State permit only between the hours of 7am and 5pm on Mondays through Fridays. NC State permit zones are free during all other times. There is a pay lot located at 851 Partners Way, directly across the street from the PSB. Day passes for the permitted area of the Partners Way Deck are available for purchase, and PSB staff can assist if this is desired for your event.