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Facility Rentals on the Campus of Catawba College

The Office of Catawba Conferences handles all requests and scheduling for campus facility rentals.

our venues

Celebration Venues
Celebration Venues


The Omwake-Dearborn Chapel with dramatic archways and beautiful stained glass windows offers a timeless setting for your special day! 

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co-crystal.pngPeeler Crystal Lounge

Catawba's elegant Peeler Crystal Lounge is a spacious glass-walled room used for seminars, banquets, conferences and dances. Often rented as a ballroom for wedding receptions or private parties.

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co-guesthouse.pngCloninger Guest House

The Cloninger Guest House, located adjacent to the President's House, is commonly used for receptions, dinners, meetings, social gatherings or overnight guests attending your special event! The house contains three bedrooms, two sofa beds, and nice open spacious areas such as the sun room and the sitting room.  Fully stocked kitchen as well for guests and caterers. 

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Meeting/Conference Venues
Meeting/Conference Venues

co-hurley.pngHurley Room

The Hurley Room is located in the lower level of the Cannon Student Center, a new addition to campus as of 2008. The room features tables and seating for 50 people and is commonly used for banquets, conferences, and other small group events.

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co-ketnerhall.pngKETNER HALL 

The recently updated Ketner Building is frequently used for meetings and conferences. Featuring the Delhaize Atrium as a central location topped by a skylight that provides access to all three floors in this contemporary facility. It also contains a 150-seat auditorium named in honor of Tom E. Smith as well as numerous classrooms for breakout sessions.

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co-keppel.pngRobertson College-Community Center

This structure is a unique and in demand venue for both the College and the Salisbury-Rowan County community.  The Center contains the 1449-seat Keppel Auditorium; the 238-seat Hedrick Little Theater perfect for seminars and speaking engagements.   Peeler Crystal Lounge, a spacious glass-walled room for seminars, banquets, conferences, and dances; and the Brady Courtyard, an area between the Peeler Crystal Lounge and Hedrick Little Theatre used for receptions and various types of socials are also housed in this venue. 

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co-cenvpreserve.pngCenter for the Environment 

The facility that houses the Center for the Environment at Catawba College was one of the first "green" buildings constructed in the state, and from the first day the Center for the Environment facility opened in 2001, it has been a model of sustainability.  Located within the facility are meeting spaces and conference rooms for your next event! 

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Athletic Venues / Summer Camps
Athletic Venues / Summer Camps




Host your next Basketball Tournament or Corporate event in the recently updated Goodman Gymnasium featuring 3 full size basketball courts and retractable bleachers offering seating for 3,000.

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Perfect as a home base for your Corporate 5k or fundraising event featuring the Belk Track and Presidents Box for VIP guests. 

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Catawba College hosts a wide array of summer opportunities for kids of all ages!  Please check out the links below for our most up to date offerings.



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To rent or schedule a facility, please use the form below or call (704) 637-4200.

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