UT Tyler

R. Don Cowan Fine & Performing Arts Center

Scheduling & Conference Services

The Cowan Center is the focal point for performing arts on campus, as well as in the city of Tyler and the Northeast Texas region. It houses state-of-the-art lecture and performance facilities to include Vaughn Auditorium. Jim and Bonna Bess Vaughn Auditorium comfortably seats 2,000 patrons in a warm acoustical environment. A full Broadway-sized stage includes a hydraulically-controlled orchestra pit floor which may be raised for concert use, or lowered for musical theatre productions.

UT Tyler faculty and staff can request space in the Vaughn Auditorium, Green Room or White Lobby by logging into Astra.  Quick video tutorials for faculty/staff are available if needed.

External clientele and recognized student organizations can request space in the Cowan Center by contacting Melanie Mogle at mmogle@uttyler.edu

Venue Spaces

Cowan Center

Event Scheduling Guidelines for the Vaughn Auditorium, Green Room and White Lobby

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