Available Spaces

The spaces listed below are our most popular spaces to host events.  If you are interested in a smaller, more intimate space, we can provide more information based off of your needs.  

Welsh Parlor

With the hardwood floor, cathedral ceiling, and elegant windows, this space is ideal for modest gatherings.

Special Features: It can accommodate sound and audio visual as well as wireless internet access

Event Suggestions: Rehearsal dinners, receptions, lectures, seminars, and has served as a space for bridal parties to get ready in on the morning of their wedding

Capacity: For a seated dinner (without a dance floor) can fit approximately 80.  For a standing reception can accommodate approximately 100


*Diagrams are flexible to fit your event needs

Noble Family Dining Hall

The Noble Family Dining Hall serves a variety of food served by our preferred caterer, Sodexo. With it's spacious set up and comfortable seating, the Noble Family Dining Hall can be a part of  your event in several different ways.

Special Features: High ceilings and beautiful windows facing south to let in the natural lights.

Event Suggestions: Accommodates groups that wish to host a large (max 300 people) wedding reception.  This space is only available for rent during the summer months.  Please call the Campus and Community events off for details.   

Capacity: 300 with a dance floor

The Noble Family Dining Hall is one of our most popular wedding reception venues.

 *Diagrams are flexible to fit your event needs. 

Rice Commons

Rice Commons offers guests wide open windows with beautiful views of campus as well as a large versatile space.

Special Features: Built in sound and audio visual equipment as well as wireless internet access and a beautiful fireplace.

Event Suggestions: Rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions of 120 or less

Capacity: 200 for a standing reception or 120 with a dance floor

*Diagrams are flexible to fit your event needs

Stapleton Lounge  


Located on the main level of LeMans Hall, this room continues with the 1926 charming architecture found in the building.

Special Features: Beautiful dark wood paneling with an ornate and lavish ceiling and lighting.  This space also includes a unique fireplace and carpet  to make this room one of a kind.  This space can accommodate sound and audio visual equipment and comes equip with wireless internet access.

Event Suggestions: Dinners, receptions, social gatherings, lectures, meetings and banquets.

Capacity: Depending on the set up and accommodations this space can hold up to 120 guests. 




*Diagrams are flexible to fit your events needs