Venues and Campus Resources

Organizing an event at Wake Forest frequently means contacting various departments across campus to reserve the venue, cater the event, design invitations, arrange for security, reserve parking space, and more.

To help the you identity and reserve the appropriate space on campus, we have compiled this resource for your convenience.

Wait Chapel

  • Largest non-athletic indoor seating venue on campus
  • Used primarily for academic ceremonies, convocations, concerts, high-profile speakers and weddings.
  • Capacity: 2250 (can be curtained off to seat 928 with balcony closed)
  • Contact: Peggy Beckman in the Chaplain’s Office (336.758.5210; beckmapp@nullwfu.edu)

Davis Chapel

  • Small, intimate chapel with marble altar and stained glass shutters on each window; church pew seating
  • Located in Wingate Hall adjacent to Wait Chapel
  • Capacity: 90
  • Contact: Peggy Beckman in the Chaplain’s Office (336.758.5210; beckmapp@nullwfu.edu)

Green Room

  • Recently renovated furnished reception room
  • Located on the First Floor of Reynolda Hall
  • Capacity: 200 (more if you use the lobby patio)
  • Contact: Leigh Myers, Benson University Center (336.758.2578; myersl@nullwfu.edu)

Magnolia Room

Autumn Room

  • Located on Second Floor of Reynolda Hall
  • Capacity: 42 – dinner; 24 conference style for meeting [Note: Room capacity is greatly reduced if buffet table, podium, A/V equipment, etc. are added]
  • Contact: Sara Phillips (336.758.7272; phillisc@nullwfu.edu)

Little Magnolia Room

  • Located on Second Floor of Reynolda Hall
  • Capacity: 25 (dinner or meeting) [Note: Room capacity is greatly reduced if buffet table, podium, A/V equipment, etc. are added]
  • Contact: WFU Catering/Aramark (336.758.5610; qualkenbush-tanya@nullaramark.com)

Heritage Room

  • Located on Second Floor of Reynolda Hall
  • Capacity: 20 chairs (permanently set – conference style)
  • Contact: Sara Phillips (336.758.7272; phillisc@nullwfu.edu)

Brendle Recital Hall

  • Located on the Second Floor of Scales Fine Arts Center (Music Wing)
  • Capacity: 600
  • Contact: Jay Lawson, Technical Manager of Brendle and Wait Chapel (336.758.5104; Lawsonj@nullwfu.edu)

MainStage Theater

Scales Breezeway

  • Located in Scales Fine Arts Center
  • Capacity: 200-300 for reception stations/standing reception
  • Contact: Carol Lavis (336.758.5294; lavis@nullwfu.edu)

Scales Lobby

  • Located in Scales Fine Arts Center
  • Capacity: 150-200 for reception stations/standing reception
  • Contact: Carol Lavis (336.758.5294; lavis@nullwfu.edu)

Benson University Center

  • Third and Fourth Floor Meetings rooms have a capacity ranging from 12 to 650.
    Browse reservable space.
  • Benson 401 (largest meeting space in Benson; can be partitioned into 2 to 4 smaller rooms)

    • 6,032 sq. ft.
    • Theater seating: 650
    • Plated meal: 320
    • Buffet meal: 279

Pugh Auditorium

Annenburg Forum

Davis Field

  • Located next to Scales Fine Arts Center across from Davis Residence Hall
  • Contact: Leigh Myers, Benson University Center (336.758.2578; myersl@nullwfu.edu)

Hearn Plaza

Contact

Main line: 336.758.3531
Email: wfevents@wfu.edu
Fax: 336.758.5108

Mailing Address

University Events
Wake Forest University
PO Box 7227
Winston Salem, NC 27109

Shipping Address

University Events
Alumni Hall/University Advancement
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106