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Champlain College

163 S Willard St
PO Box 670

Burlington, Vermont 05402-0670

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20+Meeting Rooms
500Overnight Guests
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  • Champlain CollegeChamplain College
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  • IDX Student Life Center Fireside LoungeIDX Student Life Center Fireside Lounge
  • S.D. Ireland Computer LabS.D. Ireland Computer Lab
  • Hauke Conference RoomHauke Conference Room
  • S. D. Ireland ClassroomS. D. Ireland Classroom
  • Alumni AuditoriumAlumni Auditorium
  • CateringCatering
  • CateringCatering
  • IDX Dining HallIDX Dining Hall
  • Aiken Hall Morgan RoomAiken Hall Morgan Room
  • Argosy GymnasiumArgosy Gymnasium
  • Campus at NightCampus at Night

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Welcome to Champlain College, home to inviting meeting facilities with advanced technologies, a campus overlooking beautiful Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains, friendly people and a spirited college town. Champlain's Conference and Event Center offers an encompassing range of amenities that will satisfy and exceed all of your conference and event requirements.
Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Burlington - 0
Boston - 186
Montreal - 72
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Burlington International / 10
Meeting space, campus lodging, and meal service available mid-May to mid-August.
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls
Suite/Apt Style
Nearby Hotel(s)
Bath Type(s):
Private, Semi-Private, Communal
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State-of-the-art networked wireless campus, pc and mac labs, smart classrooms, presentation rooms, smart boards, technical support.
Food & Beverage:
Daily dining hall service and full service catering from picnic to buffet to gourmet.
Special Rates and Packages:
Custom created programs to meet your group's budget.
Rental Policies:
All conference groups must provide general liability insurance. Smoke-free. No pets.

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Alumni Auditorium A Greek-style theater equipped with new lighting grid and presentation equipment - chair tablets optional for audience.

Aiken Conference Room A boardroom that is great for small meetings.

MIC East West Conference Room Comfortable chairs and lots of productive workspace - includes presentation equipment

MIC Vista Room 315 views of lake and mountains plus a mixture of beautiful casual and formal furniture; great of inspirational conversation and retreats.

Hauke Boardroom This relaxed restaurant-style space features rotating artists and presentation equipment.

Hauke Conference Room This bright multipurpose space is ideal for numerous set-ups/functions and can easily be equipped with presentation equipment.

Hauke Teleconference Room A semicircular tiered room equipped with modern presentation equipment.

S.D. Ireland Market & Research Room Flexible set-ups, numerous white boards, and equipped with multimedia podium and presentation equipment.

S.D. Ireland Miller Room Semi-circular room with arched ceiling and plenty of natural light: multimedia podium and presentation equipment

S.D. Ireland Seminar Room Flexible space with presentation equipment and abundant workspace.

S.D. Ireland Cornell Pavilion Great views of campus and exposed woodwork paired with beautiful effective workspace

IDX Student Life Center Conference Room A small boardroom great for board meetings and offers views of the lake and mountains.

IDX Student Life Center Dining Hall Panoramic views of the lake and mountains.

IDX Student Life Center Tower Dining Room A small boardroom off the main dining space, bright and airy, perfect for catered meetings.

IDX Student Life Center Fireside Lounge A casual modern space with fire place and flatscreen television - great for receptions.

IDX Student Life Center Groves Terrace Attached to the Fireside Lounge, this outdoor space gives one of the best views on campus.

IDX Student Life Center Argosy Gymnasium Used traditionally or with carpet, this space is great for exhibit booths, banquets and large presentations.

Rozendaal Courtyard Outdoor space perfect for tents and BBQs- location makes for easy access.

Joyce Learning Center Classrooms 13 classrooms all equipped with multimedia podiums, drop down screens, LCD projectors, and whiteboards or blackboards.

Aiken Morgan Room This newly restored room is the heart of campus and displays gorgeous woodwork, a leather covered ceiling, and double doors onto a porch.



  • Champlain College Dining Services
    From basic coffee services to outdoor events of unlimited numbers, our goal is to provide you with a full range of quality and innovative catering services backed by a diverse, service-oriented staff and a wide range of resources available from our international network.
    >>> menu (PDF)


Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Lakeview Hall 39 82 Residence Halls Private yes
Jensen Hall 16 43 Residence Halls Private no
McDonald Hall 21 51 Residence Halls Private no
Adirondack House 10 20 Residence Halls Shared yes
Lyman Hall 18 47 Residence Halls Shared no
Bankus Hall 18 47 Residence Halls Private no
Carriage House 7 15 Residence Halls Private yes
Cushing Hall 19 30 Residence Halls Private yes
Hill Hall 17 41 Residence Halls Private yes
Main Street Suites 16 63 Suite/Apartment Style Shared yes
Pearl Hall 25 54 Residence Halls Private no
Rowell Hall 24 56 Residence Halls Private yes
Area Hotels 3,000+ Nearby Hotels Private yes


  • IDX Student Life Center Dining Hall
    IDX Student Life Center Dining Hall
    Seating Capacity: 452
    This space features 2,000 square feet with an unobscured view of Lake Champlain


Audio/Visual Services Our media services department can provide you with any of your audio visual needs.

Technical Support All meeting and events on campus have complimentary access to our computer help desk.

Signage & Poster Services A banner and poster service is available for a fee, and free directional signage is posted for all on-campus groups.

Meeting Planning Services Whether you're planning your event from Vermont or Hawaii, we can help make sure you have all the resources at your fingertips for a successful event.

Catering Services Click the Dining/Catering tab for more information.

Business Center Services Copies, fax, long distance and local phone access, wireless internet and e-mail are all available to you through our office. There are numerous computers available casually throughout the campus for guest use.

Wireless Internet The entire campus is equipped wireless with internet service - including the residence halls.


Classroom Multimedia Podium Every classroom is equipped with a multimedia podium which includes a computer, cd/dvd drive and some vhs players. Each room has a drop down projection screen and lcd projector.

Wireless Internet The entire campus offers wireless internet access free of charge.

Computer Labs We offer a variety of MAC and PC computer labs, as well as optional laptop carts. Check with us to confirm what software is available in a given lab.

Closed Circuit Viewing Some rooms can be set up to accommodate overflow with closed circuit viewing.

Area Attractions

Church Street Marketplace .39 mile from campus- just a few blocks to walk to shopping, dining and entertainment. Lake Champlain bike path, lake cruises, etc. are just a few more blocks.

Shelburne Farms & Museum 15 min. by car or bus

Ben & Jerry's Tour this famous ice cream factory. 30 min. by car

VT Teddy Bear Factory Daily tours available. 20 min. by car

Kwiniaska Golf Course & Driving Range 10 min. by car or bus

Burlington International Airport 3 miles from campus, also on the bus line.

Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Center .84 mile from campus- just blocks to walk.

Magic Hat Brewery 10 min. by car or bus and tours are available.

Lake Champlain Cruises .34 mile from campus Great group activity, with or without food/bar options.

Essex Shoppes & Cinema 15 min. by car or bus includes outlet stores and movie theater.


  • "Please receive our very heart-felt thanks for the absolutely stellar job taking care of the 8th annual conference. Your team was warm and gracious. There is nothing we would have changed. It was perfect!"
    Joanna Crocker-CNRI

  • "Thank you for all that you adn the catering company was able to provide. The surprise bridal shower turned out to be a huge success. The bride and all of her close friends and family were very impressed with everything. The event was even talked about days after."
    Aleisa Nutbrown - Private function

  • "I can’t say enough about Sodexo and Event Center in regards to our son’s rehearsal dinner last Friday. Everything was amazing – and definitely first class. The room looked gorgeous and the food was fabulous. And mostly – the crew worked very hard – above and beyond any expectations we had. We received so many compliments from our guests."
    Karen Watson Dusini - Private function

  • "Every detail was taken care of flawlessly. Please know that I personally appreciate your efforts and am grateful for all that you do to make these events occur with absolute professionalism."
    Moneer Greenbaum - Office of Advancement

  • "Champlain College provided a beautiful venue for the 64th annual conference. The campus was user-friendly- with easy access to the various presentations-films, papers& special topics. The staff were most helpful and courteous."
    Conference Attendee

  • "Champlain College was a remarkably good host. The dorms were the nicest I have ever seen. The food was terrific, and the serving people kind and professional. The small campus experience kept us all together, in a good way. A really good experience."
    Conference Attendee