Event Information

  • Event Planning: Offering facilities perfect for any occasion

  • Location: Metropolitan State University's Saint Paul Campus. Located on the east side of Saint Paul off I-94 overlooking the city skyline.

  • Accommodations: Groups of 10 - 300

  • Food service: Available through a university approved caterer. A list of approved caterers can be found below.

  • Evening Elegance Package: Includes set up, janitorial services and security for a five hour event in the New Main, Great Hall. The event would begin at 7 p.m. and end at midnight.

  • Cost: $1,165* for Friday evening and $1,285* for Saturday evening. Catering is not included. (*Prices are subject to change and excludes holidays.)

Available for Rental: 

New Main, Great Hall  
Lovely view of the city with an open floor
plan. Great space for weddings or banquets.
Seating arrangements available to fit 150.
Founders Hall, Auditorium  Fixed theatre style seating for 317.
Founders Hall, Reception Seating arrangements available to fit 75.
Classrooms A variety of classrooms to choose from.
Seating arrangements available to fit 14-50.
Ecolab Community Room  Great space for a conference with state of
the art technology. Seating for 96.
Public Staff Meeting Room Seating for 16

*There is a two hour minimum on all space use. Other charges may apply based upon your event needs.


The university has a list of approved caterers for your use at our Saint Paul and Midway locations only. 

On Site Dining Service:

Alimama Grill

Other Approved Caterers:

*Indicates licensed to provide liquor service for event with approval from the university.

**Alcohol is outsourced with Complete Beverage Service. Contact Melissa at 800-550-7750. If using Complete Beverage Service, you must also use Kane's as your caterer.


For more information on hosting your next event at Metropolitan State University, email renee.king@metrostate.edu or call 651-793-1710.

*Rental of college facilities is subject to availability and appropriate use in consideration of college operations. Additional guidelines and use policies will apply.