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One Park Place
Baker University Center 347

Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:13000
Meeting
Rooms:100
Maximum
Overnight:8000
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About

About Ohio University

Ohio University Event Services offers one-stop conference planning at its best! 

Famous for the serene Appalachian Hills, relaxed comfortable lifestyle, and cultural vibrancy, Ohio Unviersity is the ideal conference location.  Located within easy driving distance from Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati, Athens enjoys four seasons of breathtaking natural beauty.

Our conference services include f
ull conference and event planning from concept to completion, ensuring a unique memorable experience for your guests. 

We are happy to assist with:
  • overnight accommodations
  • conference venues
  • culinary arrangements 
  • websites
  • online registration 
  • wireless access
  • on-campus parking 
  • airport and local shuttle service
  • access to campus recreational facilities
Our dedicated staff will work with you to make you next conference or event a success!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

OHIO: Columbus - 75 miles, Cincinnati - 155 miles, Cleveland - 215 miles WEST VIRGINIA: Parkersburg - 40 miles, Huntington - 80 miles, Charleston - 90 miles PENNSYLVANIA: Pittsburgh - 200 miles

:
Columbus International Airport (CMH) - 90 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
When Ohio University Culinary Services talks about "fresh, convenient, variety," they aren't simply words - they're a way of life. Culinary Services is committed to providing exceptional service to the Ohio University community in support of its academic mission and vision; with more than 16 convenient on-campus dining destinations (including Dining Courts/Halls, Campus Cafés, Markets and gorgeous Private Dining/Reception spaces), fresh, affordable food options and comfortable venues are always just a short walk away from your campus location. Contact us today to find out how we can help make your next conference, meeting or social interaction a memorable event! For more information on Culinary Services, please visit www.ohio.edu/food or call 740.593.2970. Contact 740.597.7111 for additional information on Nelson Catering and/or Nelson Commons Private Dining/Reception reservations.


In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedYES


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
24-Hour Check-In
Business Services
Television
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Golf Course
Hiking
Running
Spa
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Pet-Friendly
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Wi-Fi
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

13000 Attendees


100 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 2000 | Classroom Style 400 | Standing Reception 900 | Seated Reception 350 | Outdoor/Rooftop Spaces

TECHNOLOGY
Ohio University Event Services offers a variety of state-of-the-art technology that can be tailored to suit the needs of large scale indoor/outdoor events, special programs, concerts, and productions. We offer intelligent audio/video/lightening systems in all of our venues as well as talented tech staff dedicated to your events. Ohio University offers a high-speed wi-fi environment across campus and high speed internet connections within each residence hall. Tech Depot, located within Baker University Center, is a one-stop shop for all tech needs offering support, repairs, software, hardware, laptop rentals, etc. to all guests on campus.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

8000 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls and Nearby Hotels

Yes
Free NO
Cost:


Traditional and suite style bathrooms.

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Accommodations

Accommodations

8000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 3800 rooms | 1-4 bed rooms available beds | floorplan
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Traditional style residence hall rooms are available. Located in beautiful neighborhood settings. Most of our residence halls are air conditioned, but we also have some residence halls that do not have air conditioning if that is your preference.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 400 rooms | 1-4 bed rooms available beds | floorplan
Adams Hall Floor Plan
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Adams Hall

Suite-style residence halls with suites of single rooms or double rooms. Bathrooms shared by 2 or 4 people. New accommodations. Currently we have two buildings on-campus with suite-style rooms.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 450 rooms | 1-2 bed rooms beds | image
Phase 1 Housing Development Plan

Opening Fall 2015, this new suite-style residence hall will be available for conference groups for Summer 2016.
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
24-Hour Check-In
24-Hour Check-In
Business Services
Business Services
Television
Television
Washer/Dryer
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Biking
Golf Course
Golf Course
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
Spa
Spa
Sports Facilities
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
Outdoor Tent
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Pet-Friendly
Pet-Friendly
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
13000
Overall
400
Classroom
Style
900
Standing
Reception
350
Seated
Catered Event


Meeting + Event Spaces
| 7940 SQ FT | image

Ideal for banquets and large events. Features two LCD projectors/screens, lighting, staging, dancefloor, and divides in two. Adjoining Prefunction and balcony areas for registrations and receptions.
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Margaret M. Walter Hall consists of four lecture halls, a rotunda with catering kitchen, and various service and support areas. The building is designed to support a wide array of academic and non-academic functions, including receptions, conferences, banquets, and other special events.
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Standard seating capacity of 190 with an additional 50 chairs available to extend seating. Has a small green room, full lighting/sound capabilities with staffed sound booth, and large stage. Stage can be extended if needed.
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Located on Ohio University's historic College Green, the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium (commonly referred to as Memorial Auditorium, or simply MemAud) plays host to a wide variety of events- from nationally-touring concerts, plays, and musicals, to new student admission sessions and keynote speakers.
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The Multipurpose Room features hardwood floors, two projectors, a sound system and a dividing wall. This space is ideal for breakout sessions, panel discussions, small banquets and receptions, and fairs/displays. It is conveniently located within the conference room hallway to allow for full conference style events.
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Built in 1957, The Helen Mauck Galbreath Memorial Chapel welcomes people of all faiths. There is no permanent furnishing that would be identified with one religion or denomination and there are no restrictions on the type of service that may be conducted.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
YES
YES


Catering
When Ohio University Culinary Services talks about "fresh, convenient, variety," they aren't simply words - they're a way of life. Culinary Services is committed to providing exceptional service to the Ohio University community in support of its academic mission and vision; with more than 16 convenient on-campus dining destinations (including Dining Courts/Halls, Campus Cafés, Markets and gorgeous Private Dining/Reception spaces), fresh, affordable food options and comfortable venues are always just a short walk away from your campus location. Contact us today to find out how we can help make your next conference, meeting or social interaction a memorable event! For more information on Culinary Services, please visit www.ohio.edu/food or call 740.593.2970. Contact 740.597.7111 for additional information on Nelson Catering and/or Nelson Commons Private Dining/Reception reservations.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 800 | image

Nelson Court offers numerous food selections, including: Asian fusion, all-day breakfast, BBQ, Mediterranean cuisine, an extensive salad bar and more. Nelson Court also houses the South Side Espresso Bar and a Campus Market.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Columbus International Airport (CMH) - 90 minutes
Nearby Cities
OHIO: Columbus - 75 miles, Cincinnati - 155 miles, Cleveland - 215 miles WEST VIRGINIA: Parkersburg - 40 miles, Huntington - 80 miles, Charleston - 90 miles PENNSYLVANIA: Pittsburgh - 200 miles
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking




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