Event Services

Host your most important gatherings in the elegant rooms and spaces available on the Winona and Twin Cities campuses of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. From meeting rooms to banquet halls, Saint Mary’s University spaces combine historic grandeur with modern amenities. Our experienced, talented Event Services staff guides every event, from intimate gatherings to extravagant galas, to impressive success with personalized service and customized cuisine.

Winona – Main and Alverna Campuses

Nestled in the bluffs of scenic Winona, the Saint Mary’s University Main Campus and the Saint Teresa Campus offer beautiful locations for your next event. The Main Campus facilities available for public rental include auditoriums, lecture and recital halls, reception and dining areas, and classrooms. The Alverna Center offers 28 comfortable guest rooms with private baths, a lovely and stately Great Room, a solarium, small meeting rooms and a dining room. Although it has been remodeled, the building retains it’s original charm and ambiance of the 1920’s.
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University Center – Twin Cities Campus

Conveniently located on beautiful Park Avenue, Saint Mary’s University Center has seven unique spaces: the classic Ballroom; the second floor Banquet Room; three Conference Rooms; the Trustees Lounge; and the outdoor Garden Patio. Room rentals include complimentary use of all in-house presentation equipment, powerful WiFi Internet access, and free parking in our dedicated lot and on all surrounding streets. Saint Mary’s University Center is nine miles / 20 minutes from the Minneapolis / St. Paul airports. There are fifteen hotels within three miles.
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Outstanding Professional Service

Saint Mary’s University Event Services staff will assist you in producing a marvelous fundraiser, a joyous family celebration, or an inspiring corporate conference with cordial and informative conversation during your first inquiry and exquisite attention to detail until your event’s conclusion. Everyone, including maintenance and room preparation staff, caterers, technology assistants, and event coordinators, is committed to providing excellent service in the Lasallian tradition of generous hospitality.