From fun-filled summer camps to academic conferences, St. Mary’s College of Maryland has the facility you need.
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!
The campus offers a variety of facilities for rental*, including:
- Lecture Halls
- Conference Rooms
- Performance Spaces
- The Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center (MPOBARC)
- And more!
*Furniture set up, in-house AV equipment, and event support are included in the facility rental fees.
Meeting & Conference Rooms
The campus hosts a range of classrooms and conference spaces to accommodate groups of 10-75. Our seminar and conference rooms are perfect for smaller groups and workshops, offering intimate simplicity and state-of-the-art technology.
For larger groups our traditional classrooms, lecture halls, Glendening Annex and Blackistone Room provide professional and comfortable accommodations. All rooms are equipped with projector, screen, and white or chalk board.
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
- Conference Room – 20 people
- Standard Classroom – 40 people
- Blackistone Room – 40 people
- Glendening Annex – 60 people
- Lecture Hall – 75 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 boasts a wide array of athletics and recreation facilities. The Seahawk Stadium is perfect for soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey, as are our numerous practice fields. We have two indoor arenas for basketball, volleyball, and more.
However, our recreation facilities are for more than sports. The Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center (MPOARC) Arena* can be set up as an auditorium for large lectures or ceremonies up to 2000. For more information about our numerous athletic facilities, please see the St. Mary’s Athletic Department website.
*Equipment for these facilities must be supplemented by outside vendors at the expense of the client.
In addition to state-of-the-art facilities, we also have a myriad of outdoor green spaces which can be tented for outdoor events. And for those in need of a scenic retreat, the James P. Muldoon River Center boasts 30+ kayaks and paddleboards, as well as two large decks overlooking the St. Mary’s River.
From corporate picnics to family renunions, the St. Mary’s College campus is sure to create a memorable experience.
Please carefully review our section on rental policies for information on grounds, parking, directions, and more.