The Conference Center at SVSU




You want your wedding day to be memorable, 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 Saginaw Valley State University specializes in bringing your wedding day vision to life. Pledge your love in the university’s Founders Hall, a spacious and elegant location surrounded by stunning natural scenery. Then choose from one of the elegantly appointed banquet rooms, each made to adapt to theme of your wedding celebration. The rooms feature ambient lighting, rich carpeting, and a customizable dance floor. Enjoy a delightful meal created by the center’s classically trained chefs. Whether you want a sophisticated plated meal or a delicious buffet, your choice will leave your guests, and your discerning palate, satisfied. When you book your wedding celebration with The Conference Center at SVSU you will receive professional planning assistance and event coordination all tailored to give you the special day you have been dreaming of.

Venue Style

Event Center, Private Club, Community Center


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 146 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a 50 person guest minimum applied to all events. The venue allows a full day rental. The fee for a wedding ceremony is $800.00.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Conference Center at SVSU is estimated at between $3,776 and $8,127 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM