Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


Located in the heart of Lancaster County, let Millersville University showcase your event! Our facilities will provide your event with unlimited potential! Many of our event spaces are multi-use to give you a full range of layouts and capacities both indoors and outdoors!

Millersville University features a unique lodging experience for you and your guests. Our on-campus accommodations are opened to the public during off-peak semester months. They offer a unique opportunity for your group to benefit from our living-learning layouts. Fostering connection among those that attend, our accommodations allow you to maximize your time together.

The dining experience you will receive when hosting your camp or conference at Millersville University will be nothing short of extraordinary! We have a long standing reputation for providing quality food and outstanding service to our guests! A full scope of dining options and in-house catering services are available for your convenience.

Along with our venues comes a talented and resourceful group of personnel who will strive for success and customer satisfaction.

If you are interested in hosting an event on campus, please complete the form.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 1000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 180
  • Largest Theatre Style: 650
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 650
  • Largest Arena Seating: 2000
  • Largest Seated Reception: 300
  • Largest Standing Reception: 800
  • Academic Year Largest Group: yes

Food & Beverage Options

The Upper Deck
Summer dining services will be provided at The Upper Deckin Gordinier Hall, a buffet-style dining hall.
  • Seating Capacity: 500
Bolger Conference Center
Conference Services can also be provided in the Bolger Conference Center in Gordinier Hall. We offer a wide range of catering options from cold buffets to hot served meals in the conference rooms.


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1000
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Soap
  • Towels


University Residence Halls
The University owns and maintains 9 standard residence halls. All buildings have been recently updated with air conditioning in every room and most have new carpeting throughout. Each building includes laundry facilities, study areas, vending machines and shared bathrooms.
Student Lodging
Student Lodging, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, manages two alternative housing opportunities, Reighard and Shenks Halls, located near the campus. These are available to summer camps and conferences (on a limited basis). Shenks Hall is a new residence hall that offers suites and other fine amenities. Reighard Hall is a former hotel that was converted into a residence hall for Millersville University students and is now available to summer conference groups.
Shenks Hall
Study lounges Self service laundry facility Elevator TV/Recreation lounges Card Access Vending Machines Free parking Two person suites include a full bathroom. Four person suites include two full bathrooms. Furnishings for each guest include: Single bed Desk with shelf Two position desk chair Five drawer dresser Individual closet Each suite includes: Free Internet access Furnished living rooms in 4 person suites
Reighard Hall
Spacious study lounge Outside patio Card access Self service laundry facility Elevator Vending Machines Free parking Furnishings for each guest include: Full Size Bed Desk with shelf Two position desk chair Five drawer dresser Wardrobe closet Each suite includes: Oversized Room Free cable TV Television Free local calls Spacious Bathroom Free Internet access Individual Heat/AC Microfridge Coat Closet
Burrowes Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 356 Beds
Diehm Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 252 Beds
Gaige Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 345 Beds
Gilbert Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 175 Beds
Lenhardt Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 320 Beds
Hobbs Hall
Coed Air-conditioned Sprinklers Smoke-free
  • 254 Beds
Bard Hall
Coed Carpeted Air-conditioned Sprinklers
  • 162 Beds

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Car Charging Station Car Charging Station
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fitness Center Fitness Center
  • Golf Course Golf
  • In-House Catering
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Outdoor Space
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Running Trails
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


88 James Street,
Lombardo Welcome Center,
Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) - 45 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) - 90 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

Nearby PA cities: Lancaster (4 miles), York (25 miles), Harrisburg (40 miles), Reading (40 miles), Allentown (75 miles), Philadelphia (75 miles)

Regional cities: Baltimore (75 miles), Washington, D.C. (120 miles/2.5 hours), New York City (170 miles/3 hours)

Things to Know


  • 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


Our Office of Technical Operations works to support all audio/visual components for campus facilities, classrooms, meeting rooms, and event spaces. Most rooms are internet capable. Wireless access on campus was enhanced with the latest technology in 2018. Livestreaming events is available. Guests can gain WiFi access by creating a guest account. Additionally, audio/visual equipment is available upon request.

  • 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

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: No
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: Yes


Most rooms are internet capable. Wireless access is available in major buildings. Audiovisual equipment available upon request.