Northern Illinois University - Rockford 8500 East State Street • Rockford • IL 61108


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • Contact the venue for more details.
Package Prices
  • $50–85/person
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen
  • Packages include:

    • Butler-passed hors d’oeuvres
    • Choice of salad, entrée, vegetable, and starch
    • Assorted fresh baked bread
    • Standard linen for guest tables, specialty, and high boy tables & napkins in color choice of white, red or black
    • Coffee station & cake cutting service
    • Bar package

    Upgraded packages can include an open bar, champagne toast for all guests, specialty linens, and more.

Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $5,000/event
Additional Info
  • All food and beverage packages for Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center and Altgeld Hall have an additional 12% delivery charge plus 10% food and beverage tax. There is a 20% additional charge for event rentals held on holidays and holiday weekends.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 250 40
Cocktails, etc. Standing 200
Reception Seated 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 250.

Please contact the venue for additional capacity information.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • College Campus / School
  • Conference Center
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Park


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