Conference Services

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Conference Services

Thanks for considering Judson University for your conference or special event! We offer a wide variety of meeting areas on campus, low cost technology, delectable on-site dining and catering options, and the convenience of access to major highways and O’Hare International Airport. Our office will partner with you to make your event a success by offering you one-stop professional planning services in addition to the utmost in customer service at no additional cost!

Event Venues

Herrick Chapel

Herrick Chapel

Located in the center of campus, the Herrick Chapel can accommodate groups of up to 600 people in auditorium style seating. With an 1,110 square foot stage area and updated sound and projection systems, Herrick Chapel is a perfect location for your next conference, wedding or performance. In addition to the main auditorium, the Herrick Chapel has a 900 square foot classroom with updated projection and technology available.

Thompson Center

Thompson Center

Housing the Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts, the Alice and Edward Thompson Center has a 135 seat auditorium with a 500 square foot stage, state of the art projections and screen system, and a full audio board. There are also three classrooms with capacity of up to 25 in each room. All three classrooms have LCD projection systems and a computer station.

Lindner Tower

Lindner Tower

Featuring classrooms and conference rooms to suit the needs of large and small groups alike, the Lindner Tower provides conference guests with the greatest flexibility in meeting space. Lindner Tower has six classrooms with capacity ranging from 15 to 65 people. Each classroom has a dedicated teacher station which includes a computer, a DVD player and a document camera, all connected to a projection system. In addition to the classrooms, there are also three computer labs and four conference rooms to suit your meeting needs. The Eagle Lounge is a multipurpose room that can accommodate meetings and banquets ranging in size from 20 to 80 people.

Harm A. Weber Academic Center

Harm A. Weber Academic Center

The 88,000 square foot Harm A. Weber Academic Center, which is home to the School of Art, Design and Architecture and the Benjamin P. Browne Library, is a LEED Gold certified building and one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind in North America. With classrooms that have state of the art technology, conference rooms that inspire imagination, and a computer lab perfect for training, the Weber Academic Center has the space your group is looking for!

Lindner Campus Commons

Lindner Campus Commons

The Betty Lindner Campus Commons serves as the central hub for the student body at Judson University. The Upper Commons is a open lounge area that has an awesome panoramic view of the Fox River! The commons has bistro tables and chairs, couches, a pool table, and a flat panel television. The Upper Commons is a perfect location for receptions or a place for your guests to relax and unwind!

The lower level of the Lindner Campus Commons is where the newly renovated dining hall is located. With seating up to 250 people and four different serving lines, the dining hall provides your guests with space to spread out and enjoy the dining options that our food service has to offer. Our campus post office, bookstore, and an ATM are located just outside of the dining hall.

Lindner Fitness Center

Lindner Fitness Center

With its 16,000 square foot gymnasium, running track and nautilus room, the Lindner Fitness Center gives your conference guests the opportunity to keep fit while on the road and provides a perfect environment for recreation! Along with these athletic facilities, there are three classrooms with capacities ranging from 40-60, each with a computer and projection equipment.

Creekside South

Creekside South

Creekside South has a number of classrooms, perfect for your breakout room needs. Each classroom has SMART Board technology to make presentations easy for presenters! Creekside South Classroom 126 has over 1,300 square feet of flexibility so that groups as small as 25 to as many as 125 can utilize the small stage, sound system and projection equipment for plenary or breakout sessions.

Housing Accommodations

Residential campus housing is available from mid-May through the end of July. From air-conditioned rooms with private restrooms to traditional dormitory-style housing, you are sure to find the accommodations that will best suit your conference needs.

Lindner Tower

Lindner Tower Housing

With three floors and 71 rooms, Lindner Tower is the largest dormitory on the campus of Judson University. It is able to house 198 residents. Lindner Tower is a former hotel that has been renovated and equipped with facilities that are ideal for affordable summer housing. The rooms can accommodate one to three residents and is furnished with an individual heating and cooling unit. Each room contains one to three beds, dressers, desks and a closet space for each resident. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom.

On the main residential floor is a common lounge area equipped with a kitchen, flat panel television, billiard and ping pong tables, and furniture – ideal for studying, relaxing, or entertaining guests! On the two remaining residential floors are smaller common lounges that have a kitchen, flat panel television and furniture. There is also a laundry room located at the end of each floor.

Wilson Hall

Wilson Hall Accommodations

Wilson Hall is conveniently located in the center of campus. It has three floors of dorm rooms that contain 69 rooms capable of housing up to 152 residents. Each room in the top two floors of Wilson is designed to house two residents and is equipped with one set of bunk beds, two desks and two dressers. Each room shares a bathroom with one other room. The lower level rooms vary in size to accommodate from one resident up to 5 residents. The lower level contains one community restroom that is equipped with showering facilities. There is also a laundry facility located on the lower level that residents may use at any time.

At the entrance of Wilson Hall is a common lounge area that is set up café style and has a flat panel television and a small stage – perfect for a late night hangout or a breakout facility! There are two other lounge areas that have a flat panel television and furniture provided for our guests. In the lower level there is a game room that has a billiard table and a ping pong table.

Ohio Hall

Ohio Hall Accommodations

Ohio Hall is one of our traditional residence halls located in the center of campus that consists of 57 rooms capable of housing up to 99 residents. Each room is designed to house two residents and is equipped with one set of bunk beds, two desks and two dressers. Each room shares a bathroom with one other room. There is also a laundry facility located on the lower level that residents may use at any time.

Just inside the main door of Ohio Hall is a common lounge area that is set up with small café tables and a flat panel television – an excellent location for building community with your guests! There are two small lounge areas on the top two floors, each furnished with a flat panel television and furniture provided for our guests. In the lower level there is a game room that has a billiard table and a ping pong table.

Volkman Hall

Volkman Hall Accommodations

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