There are endless possibilities when you host your special day at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. Our dedicated staff is here to help you plan the wedding of your dreams. With an ideal location, free parking, top caterers to choose from and unique event space—the wedding you've always dreamed about is within your reach.
Click on the headers below for more information on what the
Riggs Alumni Center has to offer.
- A/V to include LED uplighting, LCD projectors & screens
- Signature details including a stained-glass ocular, travertine
marble floors, clerestor windows and plenty of natural light
- A lush garden surrounding a crystalline fountain
- Ample lot parking
- Professional event staff to coordinate all of your wedding
- Professional facilities staff to provide desired room
- 2 hours of set-up time and 1 hour of clean-up time for
your caterer and vendors, plus 4 hour event time
Packages are based on a four hour event time.
This features our largest ballroom with a capacity to seat 230 to 500 guests at rounds of 10 for your wedding reception. This package includes LED uplighting, a 21' x 21' wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Orchid package will also include a Bridal party suite for your wedding party and changing room.
This features two sections of our ballroom with a capacity to seat 100 to 230 guests at rounds of 10 for your wedding reception. This package includes LED uplighting, a 18' x 18' wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Rose package will also include a Bridal party suite for your wedding party and changing room.
Black Eyed Susan Package
For intimate gatherings, one section of Orem Alumni Hall would be ideal for your wedding reception. The ballroom has a capacity to seat up to 100 guests at rounds of 10. This package includes LED uplighting, a 15' x 15' wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Black Eyed Susan package will also include a Bridal party suite for your wedding party and changing room.
For an outside touch, this features the beautiful Moxley Gardens for your ceremony and Rever Hall of Fame for your wedding reception with a capacity to sit up to 60 guests. This package includes tables, gold chiavari chairs, and a VIP room.
* Discounts do not apply to this package. Weddings must conclude by 4 p.m.
Additional items included in all packages:
- Audio visual equipment for a slide show
- Event support
- Gift table & cake table
- Head table
- Two hours of set up and one hour to take down
- Wedding photos in Moxley Gardens
Receive 15% off wedding packages on bookings Friday or Sunday in addition to a complimentary champagne toast for you and your guests. University of Maryland current students, faculty, and staff also receive a 15% discount. University of Maryland Alumni Association members receive a 5% discount, and lifetime alumni association members receive a 15% wedding package discount.
* Tax is included in package prices.
Check with your event coordinator for pricing.
- Additional event space
- Additional hours
- Bar Service
- Ceremony Site
- Valet Parking
Call us today at 301.405.9756/800.336.8627, so we can help you plan your own love story!
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