Event & Conference Services

Edgewood College is one of Wisconsin’s Independent Colleges located in the heart of downtown Madison. As a Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, we are committed above all to the lifelong search for truth, pursued by men and women of all nationalities and backgrounds. All of us -- regardless of our personal spiritual beliefs -- are partners in the pursuit of a just and compassionate world.

After viewing our website, we hope you will inquire about holding your event at Edgewood College. I believe that you will find our campus facilities, services, and customer service to be a determining factor in making your event a success.  We offer housing in our residence halls, including Dominican Hall, completed in 2008, which is the first LEED-Silver certified residence hall in Wisconsin. We also have a variety of spaces available to meet your camp, meeting, or conference needs.

To help ensure the comfort and convenience of your stay on campus, our Dining Services team can accommodate your catering needs, while technology services will assist with any audio/visual requests. 

Along with everything that we have to offer here at Edgewood College, there are a variety of attractions in the area for groups of all ages.  I encourage you to consider both Madison and Edgewood for your upcoming event.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions as you move forward, or complete the Request a Space form. 

Thank you for your consideration in joining us here at Edgewood College. I look forward to hearing from you soon so that we can help make your event a complete success!

Sincerely,

Nichole C. Rosa-Robinson
Edgewood College
Event and Conference Services Manager

Conferences & Meetings

Edgewood’s campus has all of the amenities necessary to host a successful conference or meeting. Our spaces include a chapel, 259-seat auditorium, black box theatre, classrooms, Mac and PC computer labs, and a variety of meeting spaces.

For overnight conferences Edgewood College offers three residence halls, dining facilities, and a variety of spaces for summer conferences, camps, workshops, or retreats. Additionally, within walking distance of campus you have access to the Henry Vilas Zoo, Wingra and Vilas Parks, various beaches and the UW-Madison Arboretum.

Internal Events
Meeting Arrangement / Room Reservations

Internal requisition form, table request form, & sponsorship form

For internal meeting or event services contact the Event and Conference Services Office via email at reservations@edgewood.edu. During exceptionally busy times, the office reserves the right to take 48 business hours to process any requests.

We will help guide you through the room reservation process.

You must complete a service requisition form if your meeting/event request requires any of the following services:

  • furniture set-up
  • technology or audio-visual aids
  • dining services
  • parking arrangements, and/or security
  • Anderson Auditorium, Washburn Heritage Room, East Regina Multi-Purpose Room, Nona McGreal, Predolin Commons, and the Stream Atrium will not be reserved without a submitted form.

Service requisition forms must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the date of the event

Special Events & Reception/Dinner

Edgewood College is the ideal location for your upcoming reception. With windows facing Lake Wingra, our Washburn Heritage Room can comfortably seat up to 104 guests. Our staff can assist in the planning and execution of your reception through catering, technology, and event planning. 

Weddings

St. Joseph Chapel is the sacred space on the Edgewood campus designed for communal and private prayer. In the Catholic tradition, the Blessed Sacrament is reserved and given a place of honor in the Edgewood chapel. Students, faculty, staff and alumni of all religious traditions are welcome in the chapel for personal spiritual enrichment.

The primary and recommended location for a religious wedding service is a parish church; typically, the parish church of the bride and/or groom. We encourage couples to celebrate their wedding ceremony in a parish church, the place designated for sacramental celebrations of initiation and vocation. When the ideal of a parish faith community celebration is not possible, a special exception may be granted in some cases to use St. Joseph Chapel.

People of faith recognize and cherish marriage as a sacred bond, a calling to personal and spiritual growth for the couple, and a source and symbol of their committed love. A church wedding ceremony invites the couple’s family and friends to join the couple in celebrating the gift of love – God’s love for us and the wedding couple’s love for each other.

Wedding parties are expected to follow these guidelines to assist in maintaining the chapel’s sacred character.