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 (Quad 170)

  • Lecture capacity of 166 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 164 people.
  • Smart room with fully integrated audio, video, and IT equipment (available for use upon request).
  • Climate controlled.

Founders Room Dinner


Founders Room Lecture Set


Founders Room Conference Block



Centenary Room (Quad 264)

  • Lecture capacity of 150 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 120 people.
  • Smart room with fully integrated audio, video, and IT equipment (available for use upon request).
  • Climate controlled.
  • Hardwood floors.

Q264 Dinner


Q264 Lecture


Q264 Presentation Rounds



Great Hall

  • Concert capacity of 300 people.
  • Dinner capacity of 280 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


Great Hall Dinner


Great Hall Concert



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 200 (dining room alone), 224 people (with seating in pub), 238 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


Sexton Dinner


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


Guild Hall Formal Meal


Guild Hall Wedding