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Fitchburg State University

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160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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Event Types Welcomed

Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:800
Meeting
Rooms:30
Maximum
Overnight:800
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About

About Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg State University in beautiful Fitchburg, Massachusetts offers a unique location for your next corporate or social event. The compact residential campus allows participants to spend more time enjoying their event and less time finding their way around. Fitchburg State University’s meeting rooms are surrounded by the lakes, rivers, and hills for which New England is known. Discover the beauty this spectacular Massachusetts campus offers today!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Boston - 50 miles
Worcester - 25 miles
New Hampshire - 15 miles

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Logan, Boston or Manchester, NH - 60 minutes

CATERING
Cafeteria-style meals? Catered events? Fitchburg State University has a dedicated venue dining staff to help you pick a menu that fits your event and budget.

AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Overnight Accommodations
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

800 Attendees


30 Spaces

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Theatre Style 800 | Classroom Style 50

TECHNOLOGY
Fitchburg State University has voice, cable, and data capabilities throughout campus, including wireless internet access in many locations. Many rooms used for training and corporate events provide technological enhancements -- input for laptop computers to operate dedicated LCD projectors, VCR/DVD players, sound systems for integrated sound and video projection capabilities.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

800 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls|Suite/Apt Style


Communal Semi-Private

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Accommodations

Accommodations

800
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 1000 beds
Housing on campus is located in the residence halls, which typically are double occupancy rooms in a suite arrangement of 4 6 rooms that share a suite bath and lounge. Also available in the halls are large lounges for meetings or social events and laundry facilities. We can accommodate groups both large and small, with approximately 1000 beds available for summer conferences. Our conference season begins June 1 and continues through early August.

All residence halls are located conveniently on the perimeter of the main campus - adjacent to classroom, meeting, and dining facilities. The halls are grouped in two areas: East Campus, where Mara Village and the Townhouse apartments are located, and West Campus, which consists of Aubuchon Hall, Russell Towers and Herlihy Hall.
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Mara Village

Mara Village consists of seven residential buildings and one commons building. Each building can accomodate approximately 48 guests and is comprised of six or seven suites that house four double occupancy rooms, a suite bath and lounge. Each residential building also has a common lounge and kitchen. The Commons building includes a kitchen, recreation room and laundry room, and reception desk. Many rooms feature air conditioning.
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| Suite/Apartment Style | 300 beds
This eleven story high-rise can accomodate up to 300 guests. Aubuchon has four suites per floor, each suite including four double-occupancy rooms, a bathroom and a furnished lounge. The building has many common areas, including a lounge on each floor, along with a kitchen, two recreation rooms, and a reception desk on the main floor.
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Russell Towers

This nine story high-rise is our largest building, and can accomodate up to 450 guests in open-suite arrangements. There are 39 suites with six bedrooms in each suite along with a lounge and a suite bath. On the main floor, which is air conditioned, the building also has a kitchen, laundry room, recreation room and meeting room available for guest use. A reception desk is near the ground floor main entry.
| Residence Halls | 150 beds
Herlihy Hall is the oldest residence hall on campus, and is the only traditional style residence on campus. The three story building features north and south wings, with large double occupancy rooms that open onto a main cooridor and that share a common bathroom. Other features of the building include a kitchen, and laundry on the main floor, and lounges on each floor.
| Suite/Apartment Style | 180 beds
The complex consists of seven apartment-style buildings. Each apartment is equipped with a combination living room/kitchen area, one and one-half baths and single bedrooms.

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
800
Overall
50
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Alumni Room A

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.
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Alumni Room B

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.

Located in the Campus Center, the three Alumni rooms are conveniently located off G-Lobby on the ground floor. They are separated by dividers and can be used as one large room or two rooms combined together.

Located off the G-Lobby, this room features permanent conference set up for 24. Input for laptop computer LCD projector VCR/DVD Integrated sound system with JBL speakers.

Many of the meeting rooms and classrooms are mediated -- providing technological enhancements that include input for laptop computer, LCD projectors, VCR/DVD, and integrated sound systems and projection capabilities. Input for laptop computer LCD projector VCR/DVD Integrated sound system.
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Ellis White Lecture Hall

The lecture hall seats 129 and is located on the ground level of the Campus Center adjacent to G-Lobby. It is equipped with an in-house sound and video system. It can accommodate lectures, slide and power-point presentations, 16mm film and video/DVD projection. Input for laptop computer LCD projector VCR/DVD Integrated surround sound system
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Underground Pub

The Underground Pub may be used for performances, dances, and other social events. It has a standard table setup for 80 people, but it will accommodate up to 180 for a social event. The Underground Pub has a large screen TV, TV monitors, portable stage, and stage lighting that may be requested at the time of your reservation. Bar services are available for some functions, subject to state and local laws as well as college policy. Food service requires the presence of catering staff.

Located in the Conlon Fine Arts Building, this air-conditioned auditorium is also adjacent to convenient parking.
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Weston Auditorium

This is the largest auditorium on campus, with a raised stage as well as sound and lighting equipment. Weston is available for performances, lectures or other events and is located adjacent to convenient parking facilities.

This meeting room is set up for permanent conference style service, with built-in AV equipment, including built-in LCD projector with lap-top hook-up and sound system, as well as a conference phone system.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability


Catering
Cafeteria-style meals? Catered events? Fitchburg State University has a dedicated venue dining staff to help you pick a menu that fits your event and budget.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 500 | image
Holmes Dining Room

Cafeteria-style dining offers pizza, deli sandwiches, fresh salad bar, grilled specialties and a made-to-order station.
| Seating Capacity: 200
This is a food-court retail style operation featuring well known food outlets serving burgers, soup and sandwiches, pizza and snacks and beverages.
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The Undergroud

The Underground Pub may be used for performances, dances, and other social events. It has a standard table setup for 80 people, but will accommodate up to 180 for a social event. The Underground Pub has a large screen TV, TV monitors, portable stage and stage lighting that may be requested at the time of your reservation. Bar services are available for some functions, subject to state and local laws as well as college policy. Food service requires the presence of catering staff.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Logan, Boston or Manchester, NH - 60 minutes
Nearby Cities
Boston - 50 miles | Worcester - 25 miles | New Hampshire - 15 miles

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Wachusett is the highest mountain in Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River and stands some 2,006 feet above sea level at its peak. Our panoramic summit views include sights of Boston to the east. More than 600,000 people visit the mountain year round with at least half of that number visiting the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation in summer and fall.

Private functions, held at our spring-fed pond, offer swimming, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, and other exciting activities. From a traditional barbeque to a Lobster clambake, the Outlook Restaurant and Lounge can cater your event and create a memorable affair. With lifeguards on staff, you can bring the kids, relax, and enjoy the day.

Hopkinton State Park is located in the towns of Hopkinton and Ashland and includes the picturesque Hopkinton Reservoir. The park offers a variety of year round recreational activities including two life-guarded swimming beaches, stocked fishing, 1 group picnic site, picnic areas, 10 miles of marked trails, open field space, and a concrete boat launching ramp for non-motorized watercraft.
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The Greater Boston area is full of attractions for all ages. From the Boston Tea Party to the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere and far, far beyond, Boston and environs provide a kaleidoscope of attractions giving a patriotic perspective on yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Services

Services

Services

FSC Conference Services will manage your meeting or event from start to finish and provide advice and assistance with the planning and execution of all details from dining to IT with one primary point of contact.

You can contact the IT Help Desk for assistance with all computing, network, phone, cable and media equipment repair issues.

B&W High-Speed Copying Color Copying Graphic Design Offset Printing & Finishing Scanning Photos and Documents Photo and Artwork Online Catalogs Campus Copier Management

Equipment Checkout Campus Cable TV A/V Equipment Repairs & Troubleshooting

Technology

Technology

Description
Fitchburg State University has voice, cable, and data capabilities throughout campus, including wireless internet access in many locations. Many rooms used for training and corporate events provide technological enhancements -- input for laptop computers to operate dedicated LCD projectors, VCR/DVD players, sound systems for integrated sound and video projection capabilities.
Technology

We can honor most media request for meetings and events planned for the Campus Center. Please make all of your inquiries and request for media equipment when you are reserving your space. With 10 business days' notice, a student media technician can be scheduled to assist you. Equipment available includes: overhead projectors, slide projectors, LCD projectors, 16mm projectors, DVD, microphones, sound system, TV/VCR carts, and media carts.

Equipment Available Cassette Tape Recorder Camcorder Camera Tripod Digital Camera (please specify) o Olympus o Nikon Coolpix5000 Sony - CDR DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Film Scanner Multimedia Projector Printer Projector (specify format):o Film o Multimedia o Overhead o Slide Video Cassette Recorder VHS Camcorder Laptop Computer (please specify) o PC o MAC IBook



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