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Whether you need a space to hold only a few guests or over 100 people, we have a space to accommodate your needs. Learn more about what areas of Northwestern can house your specific needs from capacity limits to electronic capabilities.

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Each of our facilities offers a variety of amenities. Explore below to determine which will best match your needs and contact us to check dates and availability.

Contact Rental Services

E-mail: events@unwsp.edu
Phone: 651-631-5217

Spaces with Event Capacity of 100+

Nazareth Chapel

Location: Nazareth hall
Capacity: 300
Seating style: Auditorium
AV capabilities: Superior acoustics

Historic Nazareth Chapel, built in 1921, is an ideal setting for weddings, recitals and lectures.

Beverly and John Lord Knight Performance Hall

Location: Totino Fine Arts Center
Capacity: 1,500
Seating style: Auditorium
AV Capabilities: State of the art technologies and superior acoustics

This 1,500-seat performance hall offers an exceptional concert or conference experience.

Totino Carousel Classrooms

Location: Totino Fine Arts Center
Capacity: 200
Seating style: Auditorium
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

The carousels are ideal for meetings, lectures and presentations.

Nazareth Great Room

Location: Nazareth Hall
Capacity: 288
Seating style: Variable
AV Capabilities: Three plasma screen TVs for presentations, slideshows, and TV/DVD viewing, wireless internet.

The Nazareth Great Room is ideal for banquets, receptions and large meetings.

Graham Commons

Location: Graham Commons
Capacity: 450
Seating style: Comfortable dining experience with square tables and chairs, an expansive wood beam ceiling, views overlooking the campus green and Lake Johanna, several fireplaces and spacious seating for up to 450 people.

Our serving area includes several stations, including a wood-fired pizza oven.

Riley Hall Great Room

Location: Riley Hall
Capacity: 300
Seating style: Variable
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet. Presentations can be streamlined and projected on three screens across the room.

The Riley Great Room can be divided into four separate meeting rooms for smaller groups.

Ericksen Center Gymnasium

Location: Ericksen Center
Capacity:
Seating style: Bleachers or variable
AV Capabilities:

Spaces with Event Capacity Under 100

Riley Hall Computer Labs

Location: Riley Hall
Capacity: 2 labs with capacity of 25 each
Seating style: Tables with chairs
AV Capabilities: 2 plasma screens, smart board, computer and DVD player.

Choir Room

Location: Totino Fine Arts Center
Capacity: 75
Seating style: Auditorium
AV Capabilities: Two plasma screens, computer and DVD viewing.

Riley Hall Classrooms

Location: Riley Hall
Capacity: 60
Seating style: Classroom
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

Riley Hall has many classrooms of various sizes to meet your group's needs.

Youderian Center

Location: Nazareth Hall
Capacity: 75
Seating style: Variable
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

Inviting atmosphere with fireplace, large windows and picturesque views of Lake Johanna. This room is great for meetings, small receptions and lectures.

Graham Commons Classrooms

Location: Graham Commons
Capacity: 40–58
Seating style: Classroom adjustable
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

Graham Commons has classrooms of various sizes to meet your group's needs, with excellent natural lighting from large windows with views of campus.

Nazareth Hall Classrooms

Location: Nazareth Hall
Capacity: Varying capacities of 10 to 60
Seating style: Classroom
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

Ericksen Center Classrooms

Location: Ericksen Center
Capacity: 56 in each classroom, totaling 112 when moveable walls are removed
Seating style: Conference-style
AV Capabilities: Presentation console with computer, DVD viewing, document camera, projector and wireless internet.

Island Picnic Area

Location: Outdoors
Seating style: Picnic tables
AV Capabilities: None

A short walk across a quaint footbridge brings you to our secluded island in beautiful Lake Johanna, where you can enjoy sand volleyball, private beach and picnic area.

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