• Event and Meeting Spaces

    When reserving a space for your event or meeting, please keep in mind the number of guests attending the event, any set up or media needs, and if there will be catering. We encourage you to select spaces that work best for the event and will provide a quality experience for guests.

    Meeting Spaces

    Anderson Center 302 (Linda & Robert Klas, Jr. ‘75 Conference Room)
    A private conference space named after a Hamline alum and is great for general meetings or small presentations. This space is located just adjacent to our other third floor event spaces.

    Amenities include:

    • Conference table set-up with plug-in technology
    • Presentation technology
    • Glass white- board
    • 14 person capacity

    Anderson Center 315 (Dale E. ‘70 & Jeri Thompson Peterson Meeting Room)
    A visible meeting space for general meetings or small presentations. Located just adjacent to our other third floor event spaces.

    Amenities include:

    • Conference table set-up
    • Presentation technology
    • Glass white- board
    • 8 person capacity

    Anderson 320 (Stephen JD ‘80 & Rachel Korstad Meeting Room)
    A small, private meeting space for general meetings or small presentations. Located across from the beautiful Fulford Terrace.

    Amenities include:

    • Meeting table set-up
    • Presentation technology
    • Glass white- board
    • 6 person capacity

    Drew Residence Hall Conference Room

    Giddens Learning Center Faculty Lounge

    Bush Memorial Library Conference Room

    Event Spaces

    Anderson Center 111 (Klas Commons South)
    Located on the first floor of the Anderson University Center, this event space provides guests with extensive presentation technology including screen, projector, and surround sound. The space can also be transformed into an intimate dinner setting or as a small lecture presentation for any conference or meeting.

    • 128 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 96 person capacity with round-dinner style seating
    • 36 person capacity with hollow-square meeting style seating

    Anderson Center 112 (Klas Commons North)
    The largest event space in Hamline’s Anderson University Center. This premiere event space provides guests with a full range of options. The space is often utilized for large dinners, conference lectures, or dance receptions. It offers full presentation technology to suit any event needs.

    • 265 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 216 person capacity with round-dinner style seating
    • 48 person capacity with hollow-square meeting style seating

    Anderson Center 111/112 (Robert and Alexandra Klas Commons)
    Often a guest favorite, this space is the combination of Klas Commons North and South. Both spaces combine to a unified event space suited to hold a conference presentation, wedding ceremony/reception, galas, and forums.

    • 425 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 304 person capacity with round-dinner style seating
    • 264 person capacity with round-dinner style seating and dance floor

    Anderson Center Forum (Ridgway Central Forum)
    In 2012, the Ridgway Central Forum debuted as the most coveted gathering space on Hamline’s campus. Along with its full furniture layout, this space also serves as a location for cocktail parties or dessert receptions.

    • 400 person capacity

    Anderson Center 304 (Event Space A)
    Located on the third level of the Anderson University Center, this event space can serve as a breakout space for conferences, an intimate dinner reception, or lecture/meeting space. This space also includes top-of-the-line presentation technology.

    • 64 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 64 person capacity with round-dinner style seating
    • 32 person capacity with hollow-square table set-up

    Anderson Center 305 (Event Space B)
    This space is also located on the Anderson University third floor. It shares the same amenities and possibilities as Event Space A.

    • 76 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 64 person capacity with round-dinner style seating
    • 28 person capacity with hollow-square table set-up

    Anderson Center 304/305 (Event Space AB)
    Event Space A and B combine to be a larger space for mid-sized dinner reception or a larger breakout space for conferences. This space offers the amenity of 2 projectors with screens and surround sound. These combined space hold endless possibilities for any event or activity.

    • 144 person capacity with lecture style
    • 128 person capacity with round-dinner style seating

    Anderson Center Terrace (Fulford Terrace)
    Located on the roof of the Anderson University Center, this patio space overlooks Hamline’s beautiful campus. Its transformative nature is the talk of any party. The space acts as the perfect venue for seasonal cocktail parties or intimate work gatherings. It offers a 170 person maximum capacity and permanent patio furniture set-up.

    Manor Main Lounge
    Manor Main is located in one of Hamline’s oldest buildings. Its gothic, tudor-style fits the perfect motif for a dinner reception or cocktail party. The space includes lounge furniture, dark-wood tables and chairs, and TV/VCR/DVD technology.

    Kay Fredricks Room
    The Kay Fredricks Room’s unique panoramic views captures the Klas Field Stadium, St. Paul’s Midway Neighborhood, and Hamline’s picturesque campus. This premiere event space is located in the Klas Center. It is the perfect space for any wedding reception, large dinner, or business conference. This space has top-of-the-line presentation technology that includes 2 projector screens, 2 LCD projectors, TV/VCR/DVD, and a sound system.

    • 375 person maximum capacity
    • 300 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 248 person capacity with round-dinner style seating

    Bush Center Ballroom
    The Bush Center Ballroom is one of the most transformational event spaces on Hamline’s campus. With its large capacities, it is suitable for dinner banquets or large presentations. The space includes a permanent stage and lounge furniture layout overlooking the Klas Mall.

    • 400 person maximum capacity
    • 300 person capacity with lecture style seating
    • 152 person capacity with round-dinner style seating

    Bush Center HUB
    Just below the Bush Center Ballroom, the HUB offers an intimate space for small performances or presentations. Its amenities include a small permanent stage and furniture set-up, a TV/Screen/LCD-Projector and sound system.

    • 200 person capacity (standing room)

    Large Classrooms (Non-academic related events)
    The large classroom spaces offer a tiered-lecture style for large conference meetings or breakout sessions. Each room includes a whiteboard and computer/projector technology.

    • Gidden Alumni Learning Center 100 E | 90 person capacity
    • Drew Science Center 118 | 135 person capacity
    • East Hall 106 | 60 person capacity
    • West Hall 101, 103, 105 | 95 person capacity

    General-use Classrooms (Non-academic related events)
    These spaces provide a permanent furniture set-up for any meeting outside of the academic schedule. Each room includes a whiteboard and computer/projector technology. They are perfect for breakout sessions or as recurring meeting spaces.

    Outdoor Spaces

    These outdoor spaces make great alternative for any event space. If the weather permits, you could find the perfect venue for any activity, wedding reception, ceremony, or cocktail party.

    • Anderson Mall
    • Blue Garden
    • Heights Quad
    • Old Main Mall
    • Klas Mall
    • Law Patio

    Event Space Setup Options

    Depending on the location, size and type of event we offer various setup options.

    Classroom Setups

    Classrooms have standard setups, that can not be changed or rearranged by ABM Custodial/Setup staff. Furniture can be rearranged by the individual or group reserving the space, however it must be returned to the standard setup following the event/meeting. If a group or individual fails to return the classroom back to its standard setup, the use of classrooms for non-academic events/meetings may be revoked.

    Detailed Space Information and Attributes