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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 and unique event spaces—the wedding you've always dreamed about is within your reach.

SPECIAL FEATURES

 

Audiovisual equipment including LED uplighting, LCD projectors and 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 planning needs

 

Professional facilities staff to provide desired room setup

 

Two hours of setup time and one hour of clean-up time for your caterer and vendors, plus four-hour event time

WEDDING PACKAGES

 

ORCHID / $8,000

This features our largest ballroom with a capacity to seat 230 to 450 guests at rounds of 10 for your wedding reception. This package includes LED uplighting, a 21-by-21 foot wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Orchid package also includes a bridal party suite and changing room.

 

ROSE / $6,000

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-by-18 foot wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Rose package also includes a bridal party suite and changing room.

 

BLACK EYED SUSAN / $4,000

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-by-15 foot wood dance floor, tables, gold chivari chairs and a beautiful marble hall for your cocktail reception. The Black Eyed Susan package also includes a bridal party suite and changing room.

 

DAISY / $2,000

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 also includes tables, gold chivari chairs and a bridal suite.

*Discounts do not apply to this package. Weddings must conclude by 4 PM.

 

ADDITIONAL ITEMS (INCLUDED IN ALL PACKAGES)

 

Audiovisual equipment for a slide show

 

Event support

 

Gift table and cake table

 

Head table

 

Microphones

 

Two hours to setup and one hour to take down

 

Wedding photos in Moxley Gardens

 

Receive 15% off wedding packages on Friday or Sunday bookings, an additional event hour and 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. Discounts cannot be combined.

 

*Tax is included in package prices. Packages are based on a four-hour event time.

 

Discounts cannot be combined.

 

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ADDITIONAL EVENT COSTS

 

Additional event space

 

Additional hours

 

Bar service

 

Catering

 

Ceremony site

 

 

Staging/riser

 

Valet parking

 

Check with your event coordinator for pricing.

BAR OPTIONS AND PRICING

 

Clients have several options when arranging bars for events: an open bar, cash bar or purchased drink tickets. There are three tiers of open-bar service from which to choose. See below for options and types of alcohol provided for each bar.

 

Click here for bar options and pricing.

UPLIGHTING

The Riggs Center is excited to now offer uplighting! Flattering and complementing
colors from our uplights help create the
perfect ambience offering a unique and memorable touch to your personal or
corporate event. Contact one of our professional meeting planners today for information on how to add uplighting to
your event.

301.405.9756 / 800.336.8627 / RIGGSINFO@UR.UMD.EDU