Why Choose Millersville University for Your Next Event?

Choosing the ideal location is one of many crucial factors that go into event planning. At Millersville University, we create a seamless planning experience that is customized to meet your needs! Here are some reasons why picking MU for your upcoming event is a smart move.

Diverse and Versatile Spaces

Millersville University offers a wide variety of event spaces, from large venues to small meeting rooms, classrooms, and sports facilities. We have the ideal location to meet your needs, whether you’re having a conference, seminar, athletic event, retreat, camp, or gala banquet.


Our campus is equipped with facilities designed to elevate your event experience. From modern audiovisual equipment to Wi-Fi access, we ensure that your event runs smoothly and seamlessly. Our venues offer features like customizable room layouts and set-ups to match any gathering size or need from large-scale auditoriums to intimate conference rooms. Expect tables and chairs available upon request to effortlessly manage room design and decor. Whether a small executive retreat or a large-scale conference, our facilities provide not only the space but the inclusive furniture and room configuration support.

We provide all the necessary elements for seamless, modern-day events that are entirely yours, including individualized coordination for specifics like adaptable floorplans combined with built-in contemporary amenities like A/V rentals and Wi-Fi access. Events will be handled expertly and smoothly with our well-equipped venues and versatile areas.

Atmosphere and Convenient Location

Conveniently located only four miles from charming downtown Lancaster, our campus remains a hub conveniently near major thoroughfares being only 13 miles to US-30 and 25 miles from I-83. We are easily accessible from major airports in Baltimore, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Whether you picture your event across our quad, or your retreat surrounded by historic architecture, the beautiful backdrop made possible by our location adds charm to events of all types. Our campus is conveniently located near multiple transportation options, making it easy to arrange your event and realize your vision.

Dining/Catering Services

Dining and Catering Services at Millersville University has a reputable history of providing quality meals and outstanding service for our visitors. During your stay, guests can enjoy delicious, diverse buffet-style meals at the conveniently located Upper Deck in Gordinier Dining Hall. With various food stations and options for dietary needs, Upper Deck creates an extraordinary dining experience. Additionally, University Catering & Dining Services will collaborate directly with event planners to customize catering for receptions, served meals, grab-and-go lunches, and special event components. From distinctive cuisine to personalized coordination, our staff aims to make catering for your camp or conference seamless, unique, and memorable at Millersville University. With flexible services to meet event-specific requests, we offer an all-inclusive, customizable catering partnership.


Millersville University features distinctive lodging experiences to accommodate you and your guests. Our on-campus accommodations in our residence halls are open to the public during the summer months, offering a unique opportunity for your group. With over 2,000 beds, we provide accessible and flexible options spanning from ADA and family-friendly rooms to single and double-suite dorms. Expect various amenities, such as flexible check-in/out procedures, safety features including electronic access, free Wi-Fi, and 24/7 residential support staff.

Make our halls your home away from home while benefiting from the convenience of staying steps from your campus event venues. Take a 360-degree virtual tour of our various residence halls: East and West Villages, Shenks Hall, and South Village.

Professional Support

At Millersville University, we understand that every event is unique. That’s why our team of event planners is committed to working closely with you to bring your vision to life. From beginning to end, we’re here to ensure that every detail exceeds your expectations.


We believe that exceptional events shouldn’t come with a hefty price tag. Millersville University offers competitive pricing packages tailored to suit your budgetary constraints. With transparent pricing and no hidden fees, you can host your event with confidence.

Summer Intern Housing

Are you trying to find summer housing options in the Central PA / Lancaster & York County Areas for corporate interns? Look no further! We can offer complete housing solutions at our accommodations that are designed to satisfy interns’ needs for the duration of their assignment. You can find out more about this program at the Corporate Intern Housing Program website.


When it comes to hosting unforgettable events, Millersville University stands out as the premier choice. With our diverse spaces, excellent facilities, professional support, and convenient location, we provide everything you need to make your event a resounding success. Choose Millersville University for your next event and experience the difference firsthand.

Get in touch with our events team today to start planning your event at Millersville University. Contact our Assistant Director of Conference Services and he will be in touch with you shortly. You can reach him at 717-871-5938 or Michael.Kurland@millersville.edu.

You can also fill out an event request form using the following link below:  https://www.millersville.edu/housing/conference-services/event-request.php