Facility Rental at Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University’s historic campus is beautifully landscaped and centrally located to many unique St. Louis attractions. All of our buildings are Wi-Fi enabled with modern technological capabilities. The campus is within walking distance to a grocery store, pharmacies, a beautiful park, and have ample parking and easy access to public transit.

Campus facilities are available for weddings and receptions, athletic and academic tournaments, summer camps, recitals, business meetings, private parties, educational seminars and fundraisers. We are also equipped to provide overnight lodging and dining services for groups visiting St. Louis to attend national conventions and other activities being held in our area.

Additional amenities available for facility rentals include:

  • Housekeeping services
  • Campus public safety staff

If your organization has a unique need, additional services may be arranged upon request. We will make every effort to meet your needs.

  • Availability

    Facility rentals are available for the months of June and July. We regret that we cannot offer rental services during the academic year when students are on campus and classes are in session.

  • Application Process and Contact Information

    Campus facility rental requests are coordinated by the director of general services. For additional information on facility rental rates and availability, please contact Richard Roberts by email or phone at 314.719.8037.

  • Disclaimer

    The university reserves the right to rent to individuals and organizations that are in support of its mission and values as determined by the university in its sole discretion.

Facility Rental Capacity

Room/ Facility Capacity
AMC 250
Chapel 235
Small Classroom <50
Large Classroom >50
Dining Hall 197
Housing Single
Housing Double
Lewis Room 125
Classroom #5 25 – 30
Classroom #6 36
Board Room 30
Stroble Room 15 – 20
Gymnasium 1500
Cafe’ 184
Aerobics Room 88*

Please note:

  • Meal prices are based on number of people and menu selected by the group.
  • Housekeeping services are available on a per hour, per person basis
  • Up to 170 folding chairs are included in rental fees. Rental, delivery, set up and removal of additional chairs is the responsibility of the renter.

*The maximum capacity of the aerobics room is 88. If several tables are to be added, the capacity will decrease. Please contact us for more information.

Rental prices and all other services are priced upon request.

About the spaces

  • AMC

    The Arnold Memorial Center is located on the first floor of Medaille Hall. This spacious area has an open flow and features plenty of natural light during daylight hours.

  • Chapel

    The Martha Mary Hatch Doerr Chapel is an ideal location for weddings, baptisms and services for groups of 235 or fewer. Located on the second floor of Ryan Hall, the traditional chapel’s layout can be rearranged to meet your specific needs.

  • Classrooms

    Perfect for workshops, lectures and group collaboration. Able to support various technological needs.

  • Dining Hall

    The dining hall is a large space located on the first floor of Ryan Hall, leading directly out to Golden Meadow. Many tables and chairs occupy the space, and can be re-arranged to fit your group’s particular needs. A great option for a luncheon or networking event.

  • Housing

    Double-occupancy rooms feature two single beds, desks, chairs, closets and wardrobes. A communal bathroom is on each floor.

    Fontbonne also has suites, which feature single-occupancy rooms and share an adjoining bathroom with one other room.

    Apartments on campus house four at a time, with single-occupancy bedrooms and a communal kitchen, bathroom, living room and storage closet.

  • The Lewis Room

    The Lewis Room is one of the largest spaces on campus. Located on the ground floor of the Jack C. Taylor Library, this space features permanent seating and a spacious stage. The Lewis Room is a great option for a film viewing, lecture or panel discussion.

  • Board Room

    The board room is best suited for committee meetings or small receptions. This room features a large screen, projector  and a spacious board room table.

  • Stroble Room

    The Stroble Room is located on the second floor of the Jack C. Taylor Library. Similar to the board room, it is equipped with a projector, large screen, spacious board room-style table and would be a great option for a committee meeting or small reception.

  • Mabee Gymnasium

    Fontbonne’s gym can be used for countless types of events: athletic camps and games, expos, conventions, interactive exhibits, performances, festivals, competitions and more! Tables and chairs can be set up, or bleachers can seat up to 1,500 guests.

  • Café

    The café is an open, spacious area with ample seating and tables that can be rearranged to meet your group’s needs. A platform can be set up for feature speakers or presentations as well as a large screen with projector. This space is ideal for luncheons, presentations and small receptions.

  • Aerobics Room

    The aerobics room is a spacious option for meetings and presentations. Tables and chairs can be added and arranged to meet your needs.

The entire DSAC building is also available for rental.