CBMS FAQ's & Training Schedule

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines, the CBMS, or Classroom Building and Maintenance System is available to only schedule academic classes and limited events with a approved covid-19 plan. Information for scheduling of non-academic programs and events will be announced at a later date.  Desktop Users please adhere to guidelines stated above.
Thank you for your patience.




Due to the system updates/features, please review the following changes on how to submit a space reservation request for Spring, 2021.

When logging into the EMS/CBMS-Classroom Building and Maintenance System Web: https://ems.tnstate.edu/emswebapp/

  • Click on the I’ve forgotten my password link and reset your password
  • Use your complete email address as your username and enter your new password
  • If you have problems logging into the system after the password change, please contact the office at emanagement@tnstate.edu for assistance.

EMS Desktop clients , Buildings Managers and approvers: (Athletics, Admissions Office, Student Activities, Facilities Management, Parking and Campus Police) please contact Events Management at emanagement@tnstate.edu   for updated instructions on accessing the new features.

New employees who would like to access the EMS/CBMS reservation system to request space on campus.

  • A department representative must email the information below to emanagement@tnstate.edu. The new employee will be added to the department and/or group and given instruction on how to submit a request.
    • Employee Name
    • Department/Group/Student Organization Advisor
    • Office Phone Number
    • TSU Email Address


For FAQ's on entering requisitions if you are an internal employee, a student, or an external person/group, please review the following FAQ documents:

Instructions for Using CBMS 

How to Reserve Space (Internal) : Please use your tnstate username and password to log in. Departmental requests -please reserve your facility at least 10 days in advance. Student organizations - please reserve your facility at least 30 days in advance.  

How to Reserve Space (External) : Please note - before you can book a space, a username and password needs to be set up by our office. Please send us an email at : emanagement@tnstate.edu to receive this information. External parties should reserve their space at least 45 days in advance.

 CBMS  Training Sessions 

Please Click on the date below to register for a training session:

To Be Announced