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Lisle Event Spaces

Celebrate, Collaborate, and Connect in our Venues

Attention event planners!

Are you looking for a versatile and affordable space to host your next event? Look no further than Benedictine University!

Whether you’re hosting a lecture series, a retirement party, or anything in between, we have the perfect space for you. Our classrooms and auditoriums are available to rent for a variety of events, and we offer a variety of sizes to accommodate groups of all sizes. Our ample parking on campus and dedicated parking garage ensure that your guests will have no trouble finding a place to park. This is especially important for guests who are traveling from out of town or who have mobility concerns.

Contact us today to learn more about our event rental services!

Host Your Events Here!

Here are some examples of events that can be hosted in our classrooms, auditoriums, and event spaces:

  • Lecture series
  • Retirement parties
  • Corporate training sessions
  • Conferences
  • Workshops
  • Meetings
  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Concerts
  • Plays
  • And more!

No matter what your needs are, Benedictine has the space for you!


Step into our modern classrooms, thoughtfully designed to foster engagement and collaboration. With seating capacities ranging from 18 to 52 attendees, most spaces boasts:

  • Integrated Technology: Projectors and screens for seamless presentations
  • Optimized Learning Environment: Desks, chairs, and either whiteboards or projectors tailored for interactive sessions.

For gatherings of a more intimate nature, our classrooms are especially suitable for groups of up to 30 participants.

Auditoriums/Seminar Rooms

Looking for a reliable space for your next event? At Benedictine University, our auditoriums and seminar rooms offer practical and modern solutions for various needs. Equipped with up-to-date technology and designed for comfort, our facilities are ideal for presentations, workshops, or larger gatherings.

Venue Capacities:

  • Goodwin Auditorium – can accommodate up to 600 people
  • Scholl 101 – has seating for 170 people
  • Goodwin 321 – suitable for 150 individuals
  • Birck 112 – can hold up to 130 people
  • Goodwin Hall 317 – designed for smaller gatherings, it can seat 80 people

Choose the space that fits your needs and ensure a comfortable experience for all your attendees.

Reception Areas

At Benedictine University, our reception areas are more than just spaces; they’re windows to the heart of our campus. Here, your guests can mingle in well-appointed settings while being treated to picturesque views of our grounds.

  • Sorensen Hall of Leader – 200 people
  • Goodwin Lobby
  • 5th Floor Kindlon

Our reception spaces offers a welcoming and elegant ambiance that is perfect for any event. With its versatile space and customizable features, our spaces can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your celebration.

St. Benedict Chapel

Our small intimate chapel and reception spaces offer a unique and unforgettable wedding experience. With its charming ambiance, our venue is the perfect setting for couples who desire a more intimate and personal celebration.

  • Chapel seating up to 140 people
  • Ample parking
  • Scenic photo locations throughout campus, including Lake St. Benedict

Contact us today to learn more about our small intimate chapel and reception spaces and how we can help you create a truly special wedding day.

Lisle Event Space Rentals
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