Host Your Event at Mary

University of Mary invites you to host your next meeting or event in one of our versatile, state-of-the-art venues. The University has a number of spaces to meet your needs. From intimate dinner parties to large conferences and corporate gatherings, we have the ideal space for you, accompanied by beautiful views, up-to-date technology, and knowledgeable staff. See the tabs below to view event spaces by types of event or location on campus.

Event staff are happy to help coordinate your event with one-on-one attention. For reservations, rates, or questions, please contact the University of Mary Events Office at [email protected], 701-355-8089, or complete the form on the left.

The University of Mary Dining Services are pleased to meet all of your catering needs. For more information please contact [email protected].



Founders Hall

Founders Hall honors the courageous and generous founders of the University of Mary, the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery. With cherry burl wood accents, a coffered ceiling, and floor-to-ceiling, self-tinting windows, this space is ideal for large conferences, dinners, and corporate gatherings, all while guests witness the breathtaking view of the Missouri River.

Founder's Hall image. 

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate 200-800
  • 2 Fixed Media Projectors
  • 2 Fixed Projector Screens
  • Sound System
  • Portable Stage
  • Portable Podium with Microphone
  • Multiple Laptop Connections

Tom & Frances Leach Center for Student Life
(Chick’s Place)

A spacious room with sunlight streaming in from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Missouri River, Chick’s Place is the ideal location for a dinner, social, or meeting. With flexibility to open or close a divider wall, a bar area, and adjustable seating arrangements, this space can be configured to accommodate your unique event.

Chick's Place image.

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate 50-150
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Sound System
  • Laptop Connection

Central Campus

Hospitality Center Board Room

This board room is ideal for meetings, with one large table, a small credenza for food and beverages, and additional counter space. It’s located in the lower level of the beautiful Lumen Vitae University Center, providing access to the heart of campus.

Hospitality Center Board Room Image. 

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 20
  • Fixed LCD Monitor
  • Conference Phone

Hospitality Center Conference Room A & B

This space offers flexibility for events, such as socials, dinners, meetings, and seminars. The two conference rooms can be configured as two separate rooms or combined into one large room, depending on your specific needs. Located in the lower level of the Lumen Vitae University Center, this is a convenient space with parking nearby.

Hospitality Center Conference Room A

Hospitality Center Conference Room B

Features

  • Flexible seating arrangements
  • Capacities (maximum when using both rooms):
    • Round Tables of 8: 80
    • Theater: 144
    • Classroom: 42
    • Hollow Square: 32
    • U-shape: 34
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Sound System
  • Laptop Connection
  • Portable Podium

Hospitality Center Dining Room

Intimate and stately, the Hospitality Center Dining Room provides a space ideal for small dinner parties. The room features a bold, mahogany credenza, beautiful artwork, and over-sized dining chairs. Located in the lower level of the Lumen Vitae University Center, this space provides a warm welcome for your guests.

LVUC Hospitality Center Dining Room

Features

  • 3 round tables seat up to 24, or 1 large table seats 8-12
  • Portable LCD Monitor Available for Presentations

 South Campus

Harold Schafer Leadership Center Board Room

Named for North Dakota legend Harold Schafer, this board room boasts picturesque views of the Missouri River. The room holds a large U-shaped table and walls of windows. With sunlight streaming into the room, this space creates a positive atmosphere for corporate meetings and gatherings.

Harold Schafer Board Room Image

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 32
  • Fixed Monitor
  • Multiple Laptop Connections
  • Conference Phone
  • Video Conferencing Capabilities

Harold Schafer Leadership Center Great Room

Sharing a name with great North Dakotan Harold Schafer, this space is ideal for meetings, socials, and corporate gatherings. The flexible seating can be configured for your unique needs, while the walls of windows feature striking views of the Missouri River. This space is located on the south edge of campus.

Harold Schafer Great Room Image

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate up to 80
  • Portable Screen
  • Portable Projector
  • Portable Podium with Microphone

Janet Lanterman Conference Room

This conference room works well for small board meetings, with a large square table in the middle of the room and one wall of windows offering views of the Missouri River. This space is located in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business and is conveniently located near parking and the Harold Schafer Leadership Center.

Janet Lanterman Conference Room Image

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 14
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Laptop Connection
  • Conference Phone

Additional classrooms or other spaces may be possibilities for your event, pending availability and fees.

Central Campus

Founders Hall

Founders Hall honors the courageous and generous founders of the University of Mary, the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery. With cherry burl wood accents, a coffered ceiling, and floor-to-ceiling, self-tinting windows, this space is ideal for large conferences, dinners, and corporate gatherings, all while guests witness the breathtaking view of the Missouri River.

Founder's Hall image

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate 200-800
  • 2 Fixed Media Projectors
  • 2 Fixed Projector Screens
  • Sound System
  • Portable Stage
  • Portable Podium with Microphone
  • Multiple Laptop Connections

Tom & Frances Leach Center for Student Life
(Chick’s Place)

A spacious room with sunlight streaming in from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Missouri River, Chick’s Place is the ideal location for a dinner, social, or meeting. With flexibility to open or close a divider wall, a bar area, and adjustable seating arrangements, this space can be configured to accommodate your unique event.

Chick's Place image

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate 50-150
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Sound System
  • Laptop Connection

Hospitality Center Board Room

This board room is ideal for meetings, with one large table and a small credenza for food and beverages, along with additional counter space. It’s located in the lower level of the beautiful Lumen Vitae University Center, providing access to the heart of campus.

Hospitality Center Board Room Image

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 20
  • Fixed LCD Monitor
  • Conference Phone

Hospitality Center Conference Room A & B

This space offers flexibility for events, such as socials, dinners, meetings, and seminars. The two conference rooms can be configured as two separate rooms or combined into one large room, depending on your specific needs. Located in the lower level of the Lumen Vitae University Center, this is a convenient space with parking nearby.

Hospitality Center Conference Room A

Hospitality Center Conference Room B

Features

  • Flexible seating arrangements
  • Capacities (maximum when using both rooms):
    • Round Tables of 8: 80
    • Theater: 144
    • Classroom: 42
    • Hollow Square: 32
    • U-shape: 34
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Sound System
  • Laptop Connection
  • Portable Podium

Hospitality Center Dining Room

Intimate and stately, the Hospitality Center Dining Room provides a space ideal for small dinner parties. The room features a bold, mahogany credenza, beautiful artwork, and over-sized dining chairs. Located in the lower level of the Lumen Vitae University Center, this space provides a warm welcome for your guests.

LVUC Hospitality Center Dining Room

Features

  • 3 round tables seat up to 24, or 1 large table seats 8-12
  • Portable LCD Monitor Available for Presentations

South Campus

Harold Schafer Leadership Center Board Room

Named for North Dakota legend Harold Schafer, this board room boasts picturesque views of the Missouri River. The room holds a large U-shaped table and walls of windows. With sunlight streaming into the room, this space creates a positive atmosphere for corporate meetings and gatherings.

Harold Schafer Board Room Image

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 32
  • Fixed Monitor
  • Multiple Laptop Connections
  • Conference Phone
  • Video Conferencing Capabilities

Harold Schafer Leadership Center Great Room

Sharing a name with great North Dakotan Harold Schafer, this space is ideal for meetings, socials, and corporate gatherings. The flexible seating can be configured for your unique needs, while the walls of windows feature striking views of the Missouri River. This space is located on the south edge of campus.

Harold Schafer Foyer Image

Features

  • Flexible seating options accommodate up to 80
  • Portable Screen
  • Portable Projector
  • Portable Podium with Microphone

Janet Lanterman Conference Room

This conference room works well for small board meetings, with a large square table in the middle of the room and one wall of windows offering views of the Missouri River. This space is located in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business and is conveniently located near parking and the Harold Schafer Leadership Center.

Janet Lanterman Conference Room Image

Features

  • Board room table seats up to 14
  • Fixed Media Projector
  • Fixed Projector Screen
  • Laptop Connection
  • Conference Phone

Additional classrooms or other spaces may be possibilities for your event, pending availability and fees.