Weddings & Special Events


Weddings & Special Events

Beautiful Swasey Chapel is available during the summer months for weddings, with preference given to alumni of Denison University. The 990-seat facility is air conditioned and handicapped accessible. Our $750 facility charge is non-refundable and all-inclusive. It includes the rehearsal time, use of the candelabra, pedestals, podium, lectern, altar table, organ and piano. Charges for the sound technician are also included. There are, as well, several outdoor locations available for weddings.

We can also help with arrangements for an on-campus reception. We have variously-sized venues and a full service catering department staffed by certified chefs and experienced servers.

Available Event Facilities & Pricing

A list of facilities, their capacity and daily use fees.



Daily Use Fee

All American Room, Mitchell




90 capacity multi-purpose


Barney Board Room



Building Monitor

$ 35 per hour

Building Receptionist/Security

$ 40 per hour

Burke Auditorium



Burton Morgan Lecture Hall




Varies 30 to 80

$75 non-media $135 media

Computer Labs/Electronic Classrooms



Dining Hall (Curtis or Huffman)


$500 + set-up

President’s Dining Room

84 seated


Trumbull Aquatics Center

Regulation Indoor Pool

Call for Quote

Gym – Alumni (A)

3 Basketball Courts/Track


Gym – Livingston (B)

Basketball Gymnasium/Scoreboard


Herrick Auditorium



Higley Auditorium



Lamson Lodge

Shelter House w/Picnic Area (75 indoors)


Mitchell Center

Indoor Track/Tennis Courts

$800 + set-up

Mitchell Multipurpose Room

200 capacity room


Slayter Auditorium



Slayter I (250 Capacity)

Dance/Party Area

$375 + set-up

Slayter III (300-400 Capacity) with Roost

Stage/Dance/TV/Party Area

$525 + set-up

Knobel Hall, Burton Morgan

120 (80 for meals)


*Swasey Chapel


$500 (sound/a/v addt’l), $800 (wedding)

All charges are subject to state and county sales tax – 7.25%. (Tax-exempt certificate is required in advance of the event to avoid this tax charge). Use fees are based on original room setting. Requests for additional furniture or removal of such will result in additional fees.

A 15% administrative fee on the total invoice or $75.00, whichever is greater, will apply to all special events.

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