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Event, Camps, and Conference Services

The office of Community Experiences hosts and facilitates all events that happen on the OBU campus.  

Available Event Spaces

Geiger Center Gathering Room  

The Gathering Room is a multi-purpose room commonly used for mid-size meetings, lectures, trainings, and banquets. It can hold 150 with forum-style seating and 120 for dining. There are built-in TVs and sound systems that can suit any event’s needs.  

Geiger Center 212 

GC 212 is a multi-purpose room commonly used for smaller-sized meetings and banquets. It can hold 30 with forum-style seating and 32 for dining. There are no built-in A/V capabilities, but they are available upon request.  

Geiger Center 213 

GC 212 is a multi-purpose room commonly used for smaller-sized meetings and banquets. It can hold 30 with forum-style seating and 32 for dining. There are no built-in A/V capabilities, but they are available upon request.  

Geiger Center 214

GC 214 is a multi-purpose room commonly used for mid-size meetings and banquets. It can hold 64 with forum-style seating and 56 for dining. There are no built-in A/V capabilities, but they are available upon request.  

Geiger Center 219   

GC 218-220 is made up of two rooms with retractable dividers that are most commonly used for lectures, trainings, forums, and banquets. Its maximum capacity is 400 with forum-style seating and 304 for dining. It has a built-in sound system and projector that can suit any event’s needs. 

Geiger Center 220 

GC 218-220 is made up of two rooms with retractable dividers that are most commonly used for lectures, trainings, forums, and banquets. Its maximum capacity is 400 with forum-style seating and 304 for dining. It has a built-in sound system and projector that can suit any event’s needs. 

Geiger Center 219-220 

GC 218-220 is made up of two rooms with retractable dividers that are most commonly used for lectures, trainings, forums, and banquets. Its maximum capacity is 400 with forum-style seating and 304 for dining. It has a built-in sound system and projector that can suit any event’s needs. 

Cargill Alumni Center 

The Cargill Alumni Center used to be the President’s home for OBU, but has been recently renovated into an office and event space. The Living Room, Dining, and outdoor patio have been used for receptions, lectures, and campus-wide parties.  The Maximum capacity for indoor seating is ___. There are no built in A/V capabilities, but they are available upon request.  

Noble Complex Mabee Suite  

The Mabee suite is located in the Noble Complex and overlooks the OBU Basketball Courts. It is most commonly used for lectures, trainings, forums, and banquets. Its maximum capacity is 150 with forum-style seating and 150 for dining. It has a built-in sound system and projector that can suit any event’s needs. 

Stavros Hall 214 - Mabee Auditorium

The Mabee Auditorium is located in the Stavros Nursing Building. It is a large forum-style classroom that can hold up to 104 people. It is most commonly used for large classes, meetings, and trainings. It comes with a user-friendly A/V system that can be controlled from the podium or from the technology booth. It has an attached kitchenette and a nearby student lounge that can be used for any dining needs.   

RAWC  - (Recreation and Wellness Center)

Bison Recreation and Wellness oversees the RAWC (Recreation and Wellness Center) which opened its doors in the fall of 2007. The 59,500 square foot building includes a full-service fitness center, student leisure recreation lobby and seating area, 3 full-size hardwood basketball courts, 2 group fitness exercise studios/multipurpose rooms, an elevated track (1/10th mile lap), 29-foot indoor climbing wall, 3 racquetball courts, shower and locker rooms, and event room. The RAWC serves over 2,800 members within the OBU community and hosts multiple sport tournaments and climbing competitions. The Recreation and Wellness Center is home to OBU's Intramural and Club Sports programs and facilitates the use of the OBU intramural fields and outdoor sand volleyball courts. 

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