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Large Meeting / Banquet Rooms

Saint John's has numerous facilities which are ideal for meetings, workshops, lectures, socials, dinners, and weddings.  Each room has a distinct style and quality, which can enhance any event.  Below is a venue guide.



Located at the heart of the St. John's campus and dating back to 1868, the Quadrangle (commonly referred to as the Quad) boasts a historic and elegant brick and timber interior, while still providing all of the accommodations of a state of the art building.  The Quad offers several large meeting rooms as well as a variety of smaller classrooms for breakout sessions.


Founders Room (Q170)

  • Lecture capacity of 170 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 184 people.
  • Smart room with fully integrated audio, video, and IT equipment (available for use upon request).
  • Climate controlled.

Founders Room Dinner

Buffet Meal


Founders Room Lecture Set                  Founders Room Conference Block

Lecture Set                                                                             Conference Block



Centenary Room (Quad 264)

  • Lecture capacity of 150 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 140 people.
  • Smart room with fully integrated audio, video, and IT equipment (available for use upon request).
  • Climate controlled.
  • Hardwood floors.

Q264 Dinner

Buffet Meal


Q264 Lecture                  Q264 Presentation Rounds

Lecture Set                                                                             Presentation Rounds



Great Hall

  • Concert capacity of 300 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 320 people.
  • Climate controlled.
  • Location of the former Abbey Church, this space is beautifully adorned, including vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, and hardwood floors.

Great Hall Dinner

Plate Service Meal


Great Hall Dinner                  Great Hall Concert

Buffet Meal                                                                            Concert Set



Sexton Commons

Conveniently located in the center of campus with adjacent parking, this architecturally stunning building is home to the Sexton Dining Room, Br. Willies Pub, and the campus bookstore.


Sexton Dining Room / Br. Willies Pub

  • Dinner capacity of 220 (dining room alone), 244 people (with seating in pub), 292 people (with seating on the dance floor).
  • Climate controlled.
  • Well lit with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Saint John's Tundra.
  • Hardwood dance floor.
  • Upper mezzanine overlooking the pub area.
  • Integrated speaker system in the dining room.  Full media capabilities in the Pub.

Sexton Wedding

Buffet Meal


Sexton Dinner                  Br. Willies Pub

Wedding Reception                                                                Br. Willies Pub



Guild Hall

Formally known as the Old Gym, Guild Hall is a versatile space that offers a wide range of possibilities from athletic events and indoor recreation to large banquets and wedding receptions with dances.


Guild Hall

  • Dinner capacity of 600.
  • Climate controlled.
  • Wide range of configuration possibilities.

Guild Hall Dinner

Buffet Meal


Guild Hall Formal Meal                  Guild Hall Wedding

Formal Meal                                                                          Wedding Reception