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Bowie State University

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Receptions
Youth Parties
Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Nestled between the nation’s capital, Washington, DC and a major metropolitan city, Baltimore, MD, Bowie State University, the oldest historically black college/university in the State of Maryland and one of the oldest in the country, offers a beautiful, serene campus with fresh outdoor spaces and state of the art venues to accommodate your event needs. These spaces include (but are not limited to):

  • An all-Steinway Fine and Performing Arts Center, equipped with the latest technology for digital media arts and music production
  • LEED Gold Student Center
  • LEED Platinum certified Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing

Accommodating 20 to 1,500 guests, we have a variety of meeting and event spaces including a gymnasium, arena, football stadium, and more. Our seven residence halls, named after prominent historical figures, provide affordable comfort while you experience Bowie State University and the surrounding metropolitan areas.

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 898
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 898
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • WiFi

Harriet Tubman Hall

Building Type: Traditional three-story residence hall with double rooms and community bathrooms and showers.

Amenities: Hall amenities include a laundry facility in the basement, air conditioning units in student rooms, and a lounge for studying, programs, and socializing. The lounge, located off the lobby, also includes vending machines and cable TV.

169 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Towers Hall

Building Type: Six-story high rise with double rooms and community bathrooms.

Amenities: Hall amenities include laundry facilities and kitchenettes on alternating floors and a lounge for studying, programs, and socializing. The lounge, located off the lobby, also includes vending machines and cable TV.
195 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Dwight Oliver Holmes Hall

Building Type: Traditional three-story residence hall with double rooms, community bathrooms and showers.

Amenities: Hall amenities include a laundry facility on the first floor, air conditioning units in student rooms, and a lounge for studying, programs, and socializing. The kitchen includes a small lounge area. The lobby has cable TV and vending machines.
126 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Lucretia Kennard Hall

Building Type: Traditional three-story residence hall with double rooms and community bathrooms, and showers.

Amenities: Hall amenities include a laundry facility and vending machines in the basement and the lounge. The lounge is located off the lobby and is utilized for studying, programs, classes, and also has cable TV.

82 Rooms

Alex Haley Residential Complex

Building Type: Six-story suite style

Amenities: Hall amenities include a laundry facility, floor lounges and kitchenettes on each floor, and a lounge. The lounge, located off the lobby, is utilized for studying, programs, classes, and also has cable TV. Other amenities include a conference room, computer lab, and the C-Store, Bowie State University's own convenience store.

326 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Bus
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Taxi
Theater Seating
WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

14000 Jericho Park Road,

Bowie Bowie, 20715-9465

Transportation

Taxi
Bus
Train
Lyft
Uber

Nearby Airport

Baltimore Washington International - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Baltimore Washington International - 20 minutes

Parking

Parking on Site: Yes

Car charging stations: No

Nearby Cities

Washington, DC
Baltimore, MD
Annapolis, MD

Things to Know

Catering

Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: No

Can Bring In Own Food: No

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

Eco Friendly: Yes

ADA Accessible: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Pet Friendly: No

Technology

Wi-fi Access throughout campus
Teleconferencing
Videoconferencing
Computer Labs
Virtual Event Production

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Laptops
  • Microphones
  • Sound System
  • Custom Lighting