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Weddings & Receptions

To celebrate your love, we want your wedding day to not only be memorable, but unique and representative of who you are whether that is formal or fun, serious or sentimental, or maybe a little bit of it all.

The Conference Center at SVSU offers beautiful, scenic ceremonial settings to capture the memories of those connected to the University* and outstanding facilities for dining and receptions.  We offer many options for elegant décor and those all about the fun and celebration, we have customized dance floors, adjustable room lighting and sound systems for the enjoyment of your guests.

A professional coordinator is dedicated to assisting you with the planning and design selections and provides on-site coordination throughout your event, making certain all details are covered. The outstanding facilities, professional services, creative planning and exceptional reception & ceremony options make The Conference Center at SVSU the perfect choice for your special day.

*All wedding and reception reservations require affiliation with SVSU* 

2022 SVSU Wedding Guide (9,978KB)  

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Wedding Venues

Explore our beautiful, spacious ceremony and reception venues. Click on the venue for more information.

Founders Hall

The ideal location for the ceremony of your dreams. A spacious and elegant venue surrounded by stunning natural scenery, with seating for 145 guests. To view rates select Founders Hall Wedding Ceremony Rental Fees (1,720KB).

Banquet Rooms

Our spacious Banquet Rooms (61KB)  can adapt to any event. Rooms range from 2,500 to 10,000 square feet, fitting up to 400 people comfortably. Room rental is included in your wedding package.

Planning Your Event

When you schedule your event with The Conference Center at SVSU we will assist you in planning every aspect to ensure your occasion is perfect. Our Event Coordinators can guide you through the venue and room layout selection, choose menu options to fit within your budget, coordinate décor that sets the mood and atmosphere you are seeking and handle a multitude of media equipment requests.  We provide you with a personal, one-on-one service throughout to ensure all needs are covered and your event is seamless.  At SVSU you can expect:

  • A professional event coordinator on-site at your ceremony/reception
  • Adjustable room lighting
  • Customizable, portable dance floor
  • Microphone & sound system
  • White knee-length linen tablecloths & option of colored linen napkins
  • China, silverware, & stemware
  • Cutting & serving of wedding cake or dessert
  • Convenient & complimentary parking

All of our wedding services and policies can be found in our convenient, comprehensive 2022 SVSU Wedding Guide (9,978KB)

Meir Wedding - Joyce and Eric
"Everyone at the Conference Center made it possible to lavishly host our family and friends in a way that surpassed our expectations. I would highly recommend SVSU to any bride and groom looking for a high-quality wedding reception venue!"
Wedding Cupcake Display


Discover the wide variety of menu possibilities created by our classically trained chefs in our first-class facilities. We offer sophisticated served meals and delicious buffet options for a delectable, memorable meal that will delight your guests. You can also choose from our selection of reception items for pre or post-dinner.

We have a full selection of hospitality services. We provide beverage and bar packages including non-alcoholic beverages. All arrangements for hospitality services are handled by the University.

Table setting for a wedding at SVSU.


In addition to the standard linen, The Conference Center at SVSU offers a wide variety of services to enhance your event including centerpieces, specialty linens, ice sculptures, and/or personalized décor for an additional charge.

Outside decorations brought by the client or event party are subject to approval in advance by the event coordinator before arrangements are finalized.


The Conference Center at SVSU
Curtiss Hall 142
(989) 964-4348 / (989) 964-7487 - fax