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Facility Rental

The Aksarben area that neighbors College of Saint Mary is a vibrant and cultured district. With our central location surrounded by hotels, shopping and restaurants, our convenient and beautiful facilities are the perfect venue for your event. Our gorgeous 80-acre campus will surely impress your guests whether you are hosting a wedding reception, banquet, seminar or summer camp. We have the perfect venue for you with a variety of rooms to accommodate from five to 244 people.

Our on-site catering staff will tailor a menu that fits your palate and your budget. Let us assist you with all the details so you can enjoy the event of your dreams. For more information, please contact the information [at] (subject: Facility%20Rental) (Facilities Coordinator) at (402) 399-2463.

Accommodations and Prices

General Facilities



Half Day 1-4 hours

Full Day 4-8 hours


Warde Conference Center 140 $150 $275 10%
Mercy Hall Rm 130 12 $50 $100 10%

Hixson Lied Commons

Non-exclusive space

Space limited due to permanent furniture. $75 $100 10%
Hillmer Art Gallery
-Non-exclusive space
-Does not include Art Exhibit Rentals
36 sitting/100 standing. Space limited due to art shows. NA NA NA
Gross Auditorium 218 $125 $225 10%
Rosa Parks Conference Room 12 $50 $100 10%
O'Keefe Conference Room 14 $50 $100 10%
CSM Planning Room 20 $50 $100 10%
Dorothy Day Conference Room 10 $50 $100 10%
Mother Theresa Conference Room 8 $50 $100 10%
Classrooms Various Sizes $50 $100 10%
Plaza-Available for CSM sponsored events only Various NA NA NA


* All catering on campus is done through College of Saint Mary's dining services. Contact csmdining [at] (subject: Catering) (Dining Services) at (402) 399-2649 to discuss food and beverage options.

** All events that will serve alcohol will require additional security during the event at an additional cost. Contact the information center for more details. College of Saint Mary reserves the right to withhold the use of its liquor license to any group at its sole discretion.

*** Discounts on facility rates are given to College of Saint Mary alumnae and non-profit-organizations. College of Saint Mary employees and the Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Mercy Associates or Ministries may reserve rooms at no charge. Current College of Saint Mary students may reserve rooms for events at no charge with the exception of Mercy Hall Dining Room, Mercy Hall Meeting Room and Hillmer Art Gallery. In these cases, they may receive a discount.

•• Discounts and no charge reservations do not necessarily extend to Lied Fitness Center reservations.

† Hillmer Art Gallery space may be limited depending on current show.