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Scheduling & Event Planning

SMSU is the perfect place for your special event. The Scheduling and Event Planning Office is your first stop for wedding receptions, meetings, conferences, and other special events held in facilities on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University.

Whether your event needs space for six or 600, SMSU has room for you. We have a variety of spaces from banquet halls, conference rooms, interactive technology spaces, and recreational facilities.

The Scheduling and Event Planning Office handles reservations and coordination for the use of University facilities and equipment. Our staff is dedicated to the success of your special event.

Want an overview of our facilities?  Use the SMSU INTERACTIVE MAP to explore the campus or click on the “Spaces Available for Rent” section above.

Office Information

Scheduling and Event Planning 

Open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

First Floor Founders Hall

Call (507) 537-7110


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Learn more about the weddings we can host:

Want to see if the facility is available on the dates you are considering? 

Visit our EMS Web App.  You can even make an online reservation and we will follow up with you during business hours.

Do you need food and/or beverages?

Catering at SMSU is provided by Chartwells. To inquire, contact

Interested in serving alcohol at your event?

View information on SMSU ALCOHOL POLICY

What about PARKING?

View parking areas on campus with the SMSU INTERACTIVE MAP.

Our goal is to create an environment in which you can focus on the content of your meeting or event, not the logistics of the venue. If you have questions, please contact us. We are committed to making your event a success.