Booking and Events

The Old Chapel provides a beautiful atmosphere for small to large events, with multiple amenities and services available. Be a part of the history of UMass and submit your event request today

How to Book 
*Note that the Old Chapel is a popular destination and we book events up to a year in advance.

  1. Read our Policies and Procedures 
  2. Submit an event request for approval by the Old Chapel Manager.

Features and Amenities
*Available to all guests when they book a space at the Old Chapel.

  • Handicap accessible building and event spaces via ramps and elevators
  • Single-use, gender-neutral bathrooms on each floor (three total)
  • Two gendered, stall bathrooms on the bottom floor
  • Lactation room on the bottom floorMinuteman statue in front of Old Chapel in the Fall.
  • Hydration stations on the bottom and first floors
  • LEED Gold certified building with sustainable features
  • Adjustable lights and shades
  • Supply stations in each space
  • Coat racks
  • Customized room setups
  • Audio/Visual services provided by Old Chapel staff (Additional fees apply - discounts available for student groups)
  • Catering Services provided by UMass Catering (Additional fees apply)
  • Loading dock on ground level for deliveries and event load-in

Rental Fees
*On-campus renters are any groups or individuals associated with the UMass Amherst campus with an appropriate speed type (student groups, faculty, or staff). Off-Campus renters are any groups or individuals who are not associated with the UMass Amherst campus. 

Room / Venue charges

On-Campus Renter: No charge
Off-Campus Renter: Please call 413-577-8100 for a quote

Audio Visual Services

On and Off-Campus Renter:  please refer to Audio Visual Services for pricing

*The Old Chapel at UMass Amherst is located at the heart of campus, making it a great destination for events. There is no direct parking next to the Chapel so allow yourself additional time to walk here after parking in one of the nearby lots.