Multi-Purpose Room

The first floor of Old Chapel is an active daily space that houses ongoing Chapel programming. This includes New Student Admissions in the morning and a student study space in the afternoon. This room is only available after 5 PM on weekdays or 9 AM - 9 PM on the weekends as an addition to any Great Hall reservation. This space is perfect for receptions, small gatherings, post-event dinners, meetings, overflow event space from the Great Hall, and more. 

The Multi-Purpose Room may be booked as a single booking space after 5 PM if the permanent room setup and group needs align. Booking this space is at the discretion of the Old Chapel Manager. Please contact us with any questions or requests.

Multi-Purpose Room Dimensions: 30' X 60' (1800 square feet) 
Maximum guest capacities based on fire code and quantity of furniture.

Reception Set - 100 guest maximum

  • Includes up to 8 cocktail tables, 4 catering tables, and a bar.

Theater Set - 100 guest maximum

  • Includes theater seating for 100, 4 cocktail tables, and up to 4 catering tables.

Seated Meal Set - 48 guest maximum

  • Includes up to 6 rounds of 8, 4 catering tables, and 4 cocktail tables.

Multi-Purpose Room Specific Amenities
For the full list of Old Chapel amenities, please see our Booking and Events page. Additional fees may apply.

  • Video wall with HDMI hookup
    • Optional interactive touch screen UMass program
  • Hand-held wireless microphone
  • Integrated PA sound system
  • Sheer shades 
  • Standing podium
  • Event music via Spotify
  • Flip charts and easels
  • Presentation remotes
  • Adjustable room lighting
  • Two corner couches with tables