From fun-filled summer camps to academic conferences, St. Mary’s College of Maryland has the facility you need.
At St. Mary’s College of Maryland, our beautiful waterfront campus and historic location offer scenic views, historical landmarks, walking trails, and beach access. We are the perfect location to hold your next meeting, event, or conference!
In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, St. Mary’s College is pleased to offer on-site catering as well as access to the Great Room. This self-service dining facility caters to a wide range of food preferences and is sensitive to various dietary needs. You can explore all about your dining (and housing) options on our Overnight Housing page.
The campus offers a variety of facilities for rental, including:
- Lecture Halls
- Conference Rooms
- Performance Spaces
- Athletic Fields
- Gym and Pool Access
- And more!
Furniture rental, AV equipment, and event support are available at no extra charge.
Meeting & Conference Rooms
The campus contains a large range of classrooms and conference spaces, each carefully selected to match your group’s needs. Our traditional classrooms are perfect for smaller groups and workshops, offering intimate simplicity and state-of-the-art technology. For larger groups, conference rooms like the Blackistone Room provide professional and comfortable accommodations – from the early-morning meeting to the company’s weekend retreat.
At A Glance
Accommodations are available for groups of 10-75. To learn more about the best space for your next conference, submit an interest form.
Lecture, Ceremony, & Performance Facilities
St. Mary’s College offers a wide array of options for lectures, ceremonies, and performances. Daugherty-Palmer Commons is home to the annual VOICES Reading Series, which brings authors from around the world to speak with a river sunset as their backdrop. Plus, historic St. Mary’s Hall hosts countless concerts and performances, from student dance recitals to the annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah by the St. Mary’s Chamber Singers.
Can you picture your next public address or performance at St. Mary’s College? Whether you have an audience of twenty or two hundred, our facilities can accommodate you. Capacities for our lecture and performance halls range from 60-200 people.
At A Glance
- Glendening Annex – 60 people
- Daugherty-Palmer Commons – 100 people
- Cole Cinema – 158 people
- St. Mary’s Hall – 200 people
Athletics, Recreation, & Outdoor Spaces
From an Olympic size swimming pool to a professional tennis complex, St. Mary’s College has everything a sports camper could dream of. The Seahawk Stadium is perfect for soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey, as are our numerous practice fields on campus. We have two indoor arenas for basketball, volleyball, and more – during the school year, our recreational court is often used for indoor soccer and even dodgeball!
Our recreation facilities are for more than sports, however. The Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center (MPOARC) Arena can be set up with a platform, speaker system, and chairs for large lectures or ceremonies. We also have spacious lawns along the St. Mary’s River which can be tented for outdoor events. From corporate picnics to family reunions, the St. Mary’s College campus is sure to create a memorable experience. And for those in need of a scenic retreat, the James P. Muldoon River Center boasts 30+ kayaks and paddleboards, two balconies, and a fireplace.
For more information about our numerous athletic facilities, please see the St. Mary’s Athletic Department website.
At A Glance
- Practice fields & baseball diamond
- Olympic-size swimming pool
- Michael P. O’Brien Arena – 1,500 people*
- James P. Muldoon River Center – 75 people
- Spacious waterfront lawns – may be tented for events*
*Equipment for these facilities must be supplemented by outside vendors at the expense of the client.
If you think St. Mary’s College is the right place for your next event, camp, or conference, please contact Events & Conferences today. Spaces fill up quickly!
Please carefully review our section on event policies for information on grounds, parking, directions, and more.