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Explore Millersville University’s Impressive Venue Offerings

Are you, your business, or your organization on the hunt for the perfect venue to host your next conference or event? Look no further than Millersville University’s campus. We offer a diverse array of venues to suit your needs. Whether you’re planning a large-scale conference, a sporting event/camp, an academic symposium, or a performance showcase, we have you covered.

In this post, we’ll take a closer look at some of the standout venues available for conference services, categorized into four core areas: Athletic Facilities, Academic Facilities, Auxiliary Services, and Performing Arts Centers.

Athletic Facilities:

Pucillo Gymnasium: Pucillo Gymnasium is equipped with modern audiovisual equipment and more than enough seating to host a wide range of events such as graduations, wrestling matches, basketball competitions, volleyball competitions, and many more. The gym can accommodate up to 3,000 guests.

Anttonen Natatorium: Looking to make a splash? Anttonen Natatorium provides facilities for aquatic events and presentations along with seating for 500 spectators, eight (8) available lanes, lighting, and timing devices. Consider holding your swimming event here. Whether you need aquatic training, swim meets, or swim practices we are here for you.

Chryst Field at Biemesderfer Stadium: Home to our football, field hockey, lacrosse, and track teams, Biemesderfer Stadium presents a perfect venue for outdoor events, providing a capacity of over 5,000 attendees. With its well-maintained turf and stadium seating, Chryst Field offers the ideal setting for football camps, lacrosse, field hockey camps, and more sporting events. Additionally, the stadium features an 8-lane polyurethane track around the main turf field, suitable for track and field events. Other amenities include a press box, a fully automated scoreboard, and access to the concession stand’s offerings. Beyond sports training and graduations, the facility’s lighting caters to evening events, ensuring a great experience for all attendees.

Pucillo Field: Pucillo Field is our turf soccer stadium home to our men’s and women’s soccer teams. It is a dynamic field space tailored to accommodate a diverse range of sports and activities, making it the perfect choice for multi-sport camps or specialized training programs. This facility is open for all sports camps to utilize, combining various aspects seamlessly.

Additional Outdoor Athletic Venues: The following outdoor spaces are accessible for recreational activities, team sports, or outdoor workshops: McComsey Outdoor Basketball Courts, Cooper Park, Seaber Softball Stadium, McComsey Tennis Courts, and Brooks Field.

Ropes Course: The Ropes Course offers a diverse array of activities tailored for both individual and group engagement, accommodating participants of all ages, physical abilities, and skill levels. Featuring both high and low Ropes Courses, this facility fosters personal and team development through experiential learning, emphasizing leadership, communication, problem-solving, and coaching skills, among others.

Academic Facilities:

Our academic buildings present a wide range of lecture halls, classrooms, and seminar rooms, all furnished with up-to-date technology to enhance presentations, workshops, and scholarly dialogues. From cozy, intimate settings accommodating 10 individuals to spacious lecture halls capable of seating up to 175, the facilities we offer cater to various group sizes and educational needs.

Auxiliary Services:

Dining Halls: Energize your attendees with some meals from our dining halls, or reach out to us about catering services to meet the standards of your event. Our different dining options include the Upper Deck, the Galley, and the Anchor. The Upper Deck offers all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner experiences. Meanwhile, the Galley and Anchor provide convenient retail dining grab-and-go options, including made-to-order pizza, deli sandwiches, soups, and freshly baked items. We’re also can cater to dietary preferences, offering gluten-free and vegetarian selections to accommodate all guests.

Housing: Need housing accommodations for out-of-town guests during the summer months? Millersville University’s on-campus housing options provide comfortable lodgings just a stroll away from event venues. Our on-campus residence halls are available throughout the summer, offering a distinctive lodging experience for your group. With over 2,000 beds available, we offer a range of accessible options, including ADA-compliant and family-friendly rooms. Expect an array of amenities, from flexible check-in/check-out options, complimentary Wi-Fi service, and round-the-clock support from live-in, residential staff. Additional features such as common areas, elevator access, and electronic building access for safety are readily available. Linen services are also available upon request, ensuring a seamless stay with convenient access to the dining hall and the Student Memorial Center.

Student Memorial Center (SMC): From versatile meeting rooms to inviting lounges, the SMC provides an array of spaces ideal for breakout sessions, networking occasions, or social gatherings. Explore our Multipurpose Room (MPR), featuring a 25-foot high ceiling and versatile court configurations suitable for staging setups for speakers and screens. Take advantage of Club D’Ville, customized room layouts, and AV capabilities available in every space. Whether you’re hosting a meeting, conference, or special event, the SMC offers adaptable spaces designed to meet your needs with flair and functionality.

Performing Arts Centers:

The Winter Visual & Performing Arts: Showcase your creativity in our contemporary facility, offering a blend of studios, galleries, and performance spaces tailored for concerts, and theatrical productions. Whether you’re planning a concert, audition, musical performance, or play, our venue has you covered.

 Explore our Art Gallery: An ideal setting for showcasing visual arts through exhibitions and displays. Whether you’re an artist seeking to share your work or an art enthusiast looking for inspiration, our gallery provides a dynamic platform to engage with diverse artistic expressions. Let us know if you are interested in putting on your art show because Millersville University would be the perfect space to do it!

Whether it’s a conference you are planning, a seminar, a workshop, or a special athletic event, the Millersville University campus offers an impressive selection of venues to bring your vision to life. With great facilities, convenient amenities, close distances to major highways, and a dedicated events team ready to assist you every step of the way, your next event is sure to be a success. Contact our event planning department today to start planning your unforgettable event on campus!

Contact 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