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Convocation Hall

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Convocation Hall at McMaster

  • Conveniently located on the 2nd floor of University Hall
  • Stage available
  • Piano available for rental
  • Beautiful characteristic building with plenty of stonework and stained glass
  • Two styles of comfortable seating
Wide angle shot of Convocation Hall in duotone colours

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Capacity & Fees

*Rates do not include mandatory Facility Services set-up fee and/or custodial charges

*All rates are subject to availability and HST

  • External Rate: $719
  • Internal Rate: $425
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Audio Visual

If a microphone or a/v are required please contact AVTEK prior to your event. They can be reached at av@msu.mcmaster.ca or 905-525-9140 x 28835.

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Set-Up

Room set-up by Facility Services is required as a condition of booking Convocation Hall. Please confirm your preferred set up with Conference & Event Services no later than 10 days in advance of your event date, along with expected number of attendees.

If you are an internal McMaster group, please submit a valid 10-digit legacy account number to process the work order. If you do not have access to an account, please contact Conference & Event Services to arrange for payment.

While theatre style seating with centre aisle is the standard setup for Convocation Hall, rentals can be brought it to accommodate banquet rounds or vendor showcase with display boards.

Salad duotone

Food

Catering must be arranged through Paradise Catering. Please contact catering@mcmaster.ca or 905-525-9140 X24836.

Keys duotone

Keys

Keys must be picked up and returned to the Conference & Event Services office located in McKay Hall, room 124 between 9 am and 4 pm Monday to Friday. The key must be returned at the end of the event or, if the office is closed, before 9:30 AM on the next business day.