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St. John’s University – Queens

St. John’s University – Queens

Event Types Welcomed

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

About

Thank you for considering St. John’s University for your event!

St. John’s University Queens campus is a blend of the benefits of New York City and the peacefulness of a rural campus and is the perfect location for your next corporate or social event. The University lies within easy reach of Manhattan, is located a short distance from LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, and is accessible by public transportation and equipped with parking facilities, making commuting to and from the venue stress-free for visitors.

St. John’s offers a variety of arena spaces, sports stadiums, theater & auditorium spaces, classrooms, lecture halls, outdoor spaces, and multi-purpose rooms to meet the specific needs of your event. St. John’s Conference Services has hosted thousands of successful seminars, meetings, and training events on the premises and is confident in their ability to ensure that your corporate or social event runs perfectly. We accommodate a variety of event types (with audiovisual capabilities) due to the flexibility of our event space offerings including, but not limited to; stadium seating for up to 6,500, outdoor spaces for up to 10,000classrooms for up to 40 people, lectures for up to 400 attendees, small to medium-sized conferences with capacities from 80 to 300, receptions for up to 250 and sit-down dinners for up to 150.

Book now and discover the affordable, flexible alternative to overpriced hotel conference centers.

Types of Spaces
Athletic Arena & outdoor stadiums for up to 6,500 people
Lecture Halls & Auditoriums for 100 – 600 People
Multi-Purpose Rooms: Flexibility for a Variety of Set-Ups
Seminar Rooms: Perfect for Board Meetings or Smaller Training Groups
Classrooms with full audio and visual equipment and services

Technology including:
– OC & MAC Computer
– Free Wi-Fi
– Connection to the Campus’ Network
– Microphones
– Streaming capabilities

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 10000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 600
  • Largest Theatre Style: 600
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 565
  • Largest Arena Seating: 6500
  • Academic Year Largest Group: yes
Meeting Rooms
Conference rooms, lecture auditoriums and air-conditioned classrooms equipped with audio-visual technology are available for groups up to 5,500 people.
  • 5500 Theatre Style
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
101 A, B, & C: Rooms A, B & C can be combined for classes, lectures and meeting for up to 348.

101 A: This room has a capacity of 126 in 13 rows of seating with convertible desk tops, cushioned seats, screen, three 19' white boards.

101 B & C: Each of these rooms can accommodate up to 111 in 15 rows of seating with three 19' white boards, convertible desk tops and cushioned seats.

277 A & B: Two rooms with total capacity of up to 150 with catering set up, 125 dinner set up. The rooms are carpeted and have an adjacent kitchen. These rooms may be split into two rooms, each accommodating up to 75.

Other Classrooms
102: 40 people
125: 36 people
126: 24 people
201: 40 people
202: 40 people
217: 30 people
219: 40 people
221: 30 people
222: 30 people
223: 30 people
224: 30 people
322: 27 people
  • 348 Theatre Style
Carnesecca Arena
The arena can accommodate up to 6,253 floor seating and features tape and CD players built into the sound system.
  • 6253 Theatre Style
Carnesecca Arena President's Room
This room accommodates up to 84 lecture style and 70 banquet style.
  • 70 Banquet Style
  • 84 Theatre Style
Carnesecca Arena Little Theatre
The Little Theatre can accommodate up to 411 and features stage and screen, Baldwin upright moveable piano and graduated seating.
  • 411 Theatre Style
Donovan Hall Community Room
The Donovan Hall Community Room is available for conferences during the summer.
  • 100 Banquet Style
  • 100 Classroom Style
St. Albert Hall B70
Newly renovated multipurpose auditorium with seating capacity of 275 with graduated seating, moveable seats, touch screen, Proxima Projector, Network computer for PowerPoint, VCR, DVD, sound system with 2 microphones, mounted stationary podium and set up for laptop computer with internet connection. An outdoor reception patio is also available.
  • 150 Theatre Style
St. Albert Hall B75
Newly renovated multipurpose auditorium with seating capacity of 275 with graduated seating, moveable seats, touch screen, Proxima Projector, Network computer for PowerPoint, VCR, DVD, sound system with 2 microphones, mounted stationary podium and set up for laptop computer with internet connection. An outdoor reception patio is also available.
  • 275 Theatre Style
D' Angelo Center
Multi-purpose rooms
206 : 144 people
207 : 40 people
208 : 40 people
209 : 40 people
306 : 80 people
307 : 80 people
308 : 40 people
309 : 40 people
301 : 40 people
406 : 56 people
407 : 88 people
408 : 40 people
409 : 40 people
410 : 40 people
D' Angelo Center 416 A, B, C
Multi-purpose room with a capacity of 430 people. The main room can be divided into three individual rooms or two rooms. A dance floor can also be utilized in this facility. Prefunction area overlooks the New York City skyline.
  • 4395 Sq. Ft.
  • 260 Banquet Style
  • 132 Classroom Style
  • 312 Theatre Style
  • 132 Conference Style
  • 68 Hollow Square Space Style
Marillac Hall
Marillac Terrace contains 3 rooms and an outside area with a total capacity of 600 lecture style and 450 banquet style with tables for 8.
  • 450 Banquet Style
  • 600 Theatre Style
Marillac Hall Classrooms
Fully-equipped classrooms
101 : 50 people
106 : 20 people
111 : 25 people
111 A : 20 people
118 : 35 people
119 : 29 people
119 A : 27 people
122 : 50 people
132 : 30 people
133 : 30 people
133 A : 30 people
135 : 30 people
136 : 30 people
137 : 48 people
137 A : 20 people
137 B : 20 people
138 : 30 people
138 A : 30 people
139 : 50 people
140B : 25 people
207 : 45 people
219 : 54 people
224 : 30 people
224 A : 20 people
225 : 54 people
226 : 35 people
226 A : 20 people
232 : 80 people
234 : 35 people
234 A : 20 people
235 : 35 people
235 A : 20 people
237 : 35 people
237 A : 20 people
238 : 35 people
238 A : 20 people
Marillac Hall Classrooms (Continued)
Fully-equipped classrooms
305 : 30 people
306 : 30 people
306 A : 30 people
306 B : 30 people
306 C : 30 people
308 : 50 people
314 : 73 people
315 : 73 people
316 : 54 people
317 : 65 people
324 : 64 people
325 : 64 people
326 : 67 people
328 : 70 people
329 : 70 people
330 : 50 people
331 : 50 people
333 : 33 people
333 A : 30 people
334 : 32 people
334 A : 32 people
425 : 65 people
426 : 17 people
426 A : 28 people
427 : 35 people
427 A : 20 people
428 : 35 people
428 A : 20 people
430 : 35 people
430 A : 20 people
432 : 35 people
432 A : 20 people
433 : 35 people
433 A : 20 people
434 : 35 people
434 A : 20 people
  • 20 Classroom Style
Marillac Terrace
Marillac Terrace contains 3 rooms and an outside area with a total capacity of 600 lecture style and 450 banquet style with tables for 8.
  • 450 Banquet Style
  • 600 Theatre Style
Marillac Hall Auditorium
The auditorium has a seating capacity of 600, air conditioning, sound system, concert grand piano.
  • 600 Banquet Style
Sullivan Hall Classrooms
Fully-equipped classroom
B3 : 77 people
B4 : 73 people
B13 : 90 people
B14 : 100 people
203 : 30 people
205 : 30 people
207 : 30 people
214 : 27 people
222 : 26 people
303 : 35 people
304 : 40 people
306 : 35 people
312 : 35 people
313 : 36 people
314 : 38 people
St. John's Hall Classrooms
Flexible and classic styled classroom with movable walls
108 : 60 people
109 A : 20 people
109 B : 30 people
111 A : 26 people
111 B : 25 people
112 : 26 people
113 : 63 people
114 : 45 people
115 : 45 people
204 : 50 people
205 : 43 people
206 : 63 people
207 : 47 people
208 : 56 people
209 : 54 people
210 : 53 people
221 : 52 people
212 : 52 people
213 : 63 people
214 : 44 people
215 : 43 people
304 A : 25 people
304 B : 25 people
305 : 43 people
306 : 83 people
307 : 45 people
308 : 48 people
309 : 53 people
310 : 60 people
311 : 53 people
312 : 50 people
313 : 83 people
314 : 50 people
315 : 52 people

Food & Beverage Options

Montgoris Dining Hall
This dining hall is available for summer conferences with a total capacity of 645. The first floor can accommodate up to 350 dinner style and the second floor can accommodate up to 70 dinner style.
  • Seating Capacity: 350

Catering options

Carved + Crafted Catering Events Menu
There are both big decisions and little details to attend to as you prepare for your upcoming catered event. Let us guide you, from designing the perfect menu to personalizing all the details of your unique gathering. Our catering services can accommodate any size, theme, or individual requirements, in virtually any location –on or off campus.

We’ll work with you to create a custom catering menu inspired by your unique needs that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. All menus will follow the Chartwells culinary philosophy; authentic recipes using the freshest, seasonal ingredients.

Waiter service, buffet, small plates and international inspired specialty stations: all served in your style! And because you’ve entrusted your event to St. John's, the food will be unmatched, the service spectacular, and the event will be unforgettable!

Carved + Crafted by Chartwellsat St. John’s University
The Morning Start
The Morning Start package includes:
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Energy Breakfast
  • Traditional Breakfast
Click link bellow for menu details.
The Morning Start
  • Build your own breakfast salad
  • Toast bar
The Morning Start
  • Build your own breakfast salad
  • Toast bar
The Morning Start
  • Breakfast bowl
  • A la carte
  • Hand-crafted egg sandwich
Balanced Break
  • Jerky bar
  • Chips & salsa
  • Fruit & Nut bar
  • Popcorn Trio
  • Mezze Spreads
Sweets & Treats
  • Cookies, brownies
Beverages
Lunch Buffets
  • Classic Deli Buffet
  • Artisan Sandwich Board
  • Express Box Lunch
  • Artisan Box Lunch
Box Salad
  • Turkey Avocado Cobb Salad
  • Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Traditional Chef's Salad
  • Greek Salad with Grilled Chicken 
  • California Salmon Salad
  • Mediterranean Grain Salad
Theme Meal
Little Italy
Theme Meal
Taste of The South
Theme Meal
Home-style Spread
Theme Meal
Cookout Buffet
Theme Meal
Taste of The Mediterranean
Theme Meal
Another taste of the Mediterrarean 
Theme Meal
Taco House
Theme Meal
Balanced Southwestern
Theme Meal
Asian Noodle and Dumplings
Theme Meal
Traditional Asian Buffet

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 3500
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

 

Century Hall
Style:
Suite living with bedrooms (singles, doubles, or triples) attached to a living room and one or two bathrooms depending on the size of the suite.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and 1-2 Resident Assistants per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mini-fridge in each suite
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per suite
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • 69 Rooms
  • 421 Beds
DaSilva Hall
Style:
Suite living with bedrooms (singles, doubles, and triples) attached to a living room and one or two bathrooms depending on the size of the suite.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and 1-2 Resident Assistants per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mini-fridge in each suite
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per suite
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • 62 Rooms
  • 442 Beds
Donovan Hall
Style:
Traditional style living with two bedrooms (triples or quadruples) connected by a shared bathroom.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and two Resident Assistants per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per room
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
Learning Communities
  • Honors Program
  • Pharmacy
  • 112 Rooms
  • 576 Beds
Founders Village Townhouses
Style:
Townhouse apartments with multiple bedrooms (doubles and triples), bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living room in each apartment.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional), one Resident Assistants per townhouse

Townhouses include:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Laundry (free) on first floor of each townhouse
  • Mailbox per apartment
Apartments include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • Full kitchen with electric stove-top/oven and full-size refrigerator (pots and pans not included)
  • 42 Rooms
  • 289 Beds
Carey Hall
Carey Hall offers suite style accommodations with single and double bedrooms attached to a living room and two bathrooms.  Amenities include wireless Internet access, mini-fridge in each suite, access to quiet study lounges, heating and cooling unites in each room.
View Carey Hall Rooms on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSBSa8Rp7Lc
  • 196 Beds
O'Connor Hall
Style:
Suite living with bedrooms (singles, doubles, and triples) attached to a living room and two bathrooms.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and a Resident Assistant per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mini-fridge in each suite
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per suite
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • 44 Rooms
  • 288 Beds
Hollis Hall
Style:
Suite living with bedrooms (singles, doubles, triples, and quadruples) attached to a living room and one or two bathrooms depending on the size of the suite.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and two Resident Assistants per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mini-fridge in each suite
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per suite
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • 71 Rooms
  • 451 Beds
St. Vincent Hall
Style:
Traditional style living with two bedrooms (triples) connected by a shared bathroom

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional), two Resident Assistants per floor

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Quiet study lounge
  • Lounge in basement
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per room
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
Learning Communities
  • Catholic Scholars (freshmen and sophomore co-ed floor)
  • Ozanam Scholars (freshmen and sophomore co-ed floor)
  • 38 Rooms
  • 194 Beds
Henley Road Residence
Style: Off-Campus apartments with multiple bedrooms (doubles), bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living room in each apartment.

Staff: One Residence Director (live-in professional), one Resident Assistants per floor

Building Includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per apartment
Apartments include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • Full kitchen with gas stove-top/oven and full-size refrigerator (pots and pans not included)
Directions from Queens Campus Gate #2
172-14 Henley Road
Jamaica, NY 11432
  1. Turn right onto Utopia Parkway
  2. Continue on Utopia going under the Grand Central Parkway overpass where Utopia will become Homelawn Street
  3. Left onto Kingston Place for one block
  4. Turn left on Henley Road and the building will be on your right in half a block
Parking garage available to those with valid University parking pass

Shuttle Bus: St. John's University is pleased to provide shuttle bus service to assist with transportation needs. The shuttle bus service is free and open to all University students.
View the shuttle bus schedule on St. John's University website.
  • 60 Rooms
  • 431 Beds
Seton Complex
Style:
Off-Campus apartments with multiple bedrooms (single, doubles, and triples), bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living room in each apartment.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional), one Graduate Assistant, and one Resident Assistant

Building Includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per apartment
Apartments include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • Full kitchen with electric stove-top/oven and full-size refrigerator (pots and pans not included)
  • Balcony
Directions from Queens Campus
  1. 152-11 Union Turnpike
  2. Jamaica Estates, NY, 11432
  3. West on Union Turnpike for approximately 0.5 miles
Shuttle Bus: St. John's University is pleased to provide shuttle bus service to assist with transportation needs. The shuttle bus service is free and open to all University students.
View the shuttle bus schedule on St. John's University website.
  • 30 Rooms
  • 88 Beds
DePaul Houses
Style:
Off-Campus town-house apartments with multiple bedrooms (singles and doubles), bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living room in each apartment.

Staff:
One Graduate Assistant.

Building Includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mailbox per apartment
Apartments include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • Full kitchen with electric stove-top/oven, full-size refrigerator, and a dishwasher (in most apartments) (pots and pans not included)
  • Stackable washer/dryer in most apartments
  • Balcony
Directions from Queens Campus
147 Union Turnpike
Flushing, NY 11367
  1. West on Union Turnpike for about 1 mile
  2. Destination will be on your left
  3. Parking available to those with valid University parking pass
Shuttle Bus: St. John's University is pleased to provide shuttle bus service to assist with transportation needs. The shuttle bus service is free and open to all University students.
View the shuttle bus schedule on St. John's University website.
  • 36 Rooms
  • 100 Beds
Goethals Apartments
Style:
Off-Campus apartments with multiple bedrooms (single and doubles), bathrooms, a full kitchen, and living room in each apartment.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and one Resident Assistant

Building Includes:
  • Coin-operated laundry
  • Mailbox per apartment
Apartments include:
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room.
  • Full kitchen with electric stove-top/oven, full-size refrigerator, and a dishwasher (most apartments) (pots and pans not included)
  • Balcony
Directions from Queens Campus
164-09 Goethals Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432

From Gate #6
  1. West on Goethals Ave
  2. Destination will be on your right after six blocks
  3. Parking available to those with valid University parking pass
From gate #1
  1. Turn right onto Utopia Parkway
  2. Turn right onto Grand Central Parkway access road
  3. Turn right onto 164th street
  4. Turn right onto Goethals Avenue and destination will be on your left
Parking available to those with valid University parking pass
  • 6 Rooms
  • 22 Beds
Carey Hall
Style:
Suite living with bedrooms (singles and doubles) attached to a living room and two bathrooms.

Staff:
One Residence Director (live-in professional) and a Resident Assistant per floor.

Hall includes:
  • Wireless internet access
  • Mini-fridge in each suite
  • Quiet Study Lounges
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Laundry (free) in basement
  • Mailbox per suite
Bedrooms include:
  • Digital cable (1 jack per bedroom)
  • Twin size bed with mattress, desk, dresser, and closet space per resident
  • Heating and cooling unit per room. 
  • 34 Rooms
  • 196 Beds

Featured Amenities

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

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

 
8000 Utopia Pkwy,
ROTC Building,
Queens, New York 11439

Transportation

  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • SubwaySubway
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • JFK/LaGuardia - 15 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • JFK/LaGuardia - 15 minutes

Parking

  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

New York City
Long Island
New Jersey
Connecticut

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

Technology

STJ offers the latest in audio & visual equipment and services and free WiFi throughout campus.

  • 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: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: yes
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No

Services

Fitness Center
The Fitness Center is lavailable for guests staying in the Henley Housing complex, and is equipped with treadmills and stationary bikes, and ellipticals.
Parking
Parking is available at the Queens campus and requires a parking pass provided by the Office of Conference Services
Transportation
The Queen's campus is located within close proximity to trains, buses, subways and JFK and LaGuardia airports.
Conference Services Staff
We will work hand-in-hand with each of our clients to facilitate your event setup. In addition, a member of our team will be on the premises the day of your event to ensure its success.

Technology

Audio/Visual Services & Equipment
Microphones, projectors, laptops, TV/DVD/VCR, and flip charts are available for daily rentals and overnight groups.