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Ashland University Convocation Center

401 College Ave
Ashland, Ohio 44805-3799

2000Largest Group
1400Overnight Guests
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  • Alumni Room - John C. Myers Convocation CenterAlumni Room - John C. Myers Convocation Center

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  • Catering
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The Convocation Center at Ashland University can handle groups of six to 2,000 people in a 20,000-square-foot center, which is equipped to meet all of your technology needs as well. The Catering & Conference department boasts a team of award winning, professionally trained chefs and service staff to meet your culinary wishes, and look forward to catering your event. The Ashland University Convocation Center offers reception halls, overnight accommodations, and all the technology needed for a corporate retreat. Use the links above to learn more about this unique event venue.


Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Cleveland, Columbus and Mansfield
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport / 50
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John C. Myers Convocation Center is a 20,000 square foot facility with all of the technology needs your group needs. Center has been recently renovated with new data projectors, drop down screens and lighting.
Food & Beverage:
Award winning catering and residence hall dining. Staff lead by a team of professional chefs.
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Ideally Suited For:
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
John C Myers Convocation Center 20,000 Square feet of modern banquet and convention space. Facility can be subdivided for small events or breakout areas. Renovated in 2010 with the latest technology, video, and sound



Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Residence Hall Housing 700 1400 Residence Halls Communal no
Apartment Housing 30 120 Suite/Apartment Style Shared yes


  • Ashland University Catering
    Multiple time national award winner in catering services. Menu designed by Ashland's culinary team.
  • Catering & Conference Services
    The full-service catering operation handles over 1,300 events annually, ranging from a six-person coffee break to sit-down dinners for Prime Ministers and Heads of State. Their award-winning menu has been designed by a professionally trained staff and offers several beef, chicken, seafood and vegetarian selections.


  • Accent Room
    Seating Capacity: 90
    The Accent Room restaurant, located in the lower level of the John C. Myers Convocation Center, provides an upscale white linen atmosphere for the campus community and the public. They are open for lunch Mon-Fri, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is also a great place to hold a wedding rehearsal dinner, retirement party, bridal or baby shower. Reservations for these types of events can be made through our Catering Services.
  • Eagles' Nest
    Seating Capacity: 140
    The Eagles' Nest provides a casual, collegiate atmosphere for the campus community and the public. The grab & go/food court style eatery is opened 7 days a week.
  • Student Dining Services
    Seating Capacity: 800
    The award-winning student dining services provides students, staff and faculty with the highest quality of food and services. There are a variety of food stations offered throughout the dining hall including Daily Specials, Egg's Exactly, Rotisserie Chicken, Pasta, Pizza, Deli, Grill, Soup and Salad, and Desserts.
  • Tuffy's Smoothie Bar
    The juice bar overlooks the basketball courts and rock climbing wall in the Recreation & Sport Sciences Building. They offer smoothies, fresh squeezed lemonade, energy drinks and other healthy snacks.


Printing and Imaging Solutions Ashland University's Printing Services has been preparing high-quality printed materials for over 100 years! Our staff is dedicated to meet the needs of our customers by offering excellent service, quality and performance. Our most popular services include Off-Set Printing and Color and Black & White digital printing, but we also specialize in Wide Format Printing, Full Color Garment Printing, Laser and Rotary Engraving and CD Duplication.

EagleEye Photography EagleEye Photography is the department responsible for providing professional–quality photographs of and for Ashland University in support of its communication and outreach activities. Our services are extended to the friends and family of Ashland University, and we welcome the opportunity to work with businesses and organizations in the regional area. We work closely with the Ashland University Catering and Conference services and are available to cover events booked through their services. Please visit for more details.

Campus Store The Campus Store is a self-supporting, auxiliary enterprise owned and operated by Ashland University. We offer textbooks and course materials, office and art supplies, Collegiate clothing, personalized embroidery and much more. Please visit for more information.


Technology Offered The Convocation Center has all of the technology your group will need for its meetings, seminars or banquets. Ceiling mounted data projectors, drop down projector screens, wireless internet and display cameras are just a few of the ammenities that are provided.

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110