Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center University of Maryland • College Park • MD 20742


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Micro-Weddings | $2,000–2,500 for up to 50 guests

  • Rental of the Crist Room
  • 4-hour event time, plus 2 hours for setup and 1 hour for teardown
  • LED uplighting programmed to your wedding colors
  • Projectors, screens, and TV displays
  • Tables, silver Chiavari chairs, and white dance floor

Monday–Thursday prices are $2,000; Friday–Sunday prices are $2,500.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $5,500–12,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Guest count
  • All weddings include:

    • Lush garden and crystalline fountain for photos
    • Dance floor, silver Chiavari chairs, AV equipment, and LED uplighting
    • Two suites for wedding party prep or kids' area
    • 3-hour setup, 4-hour event, and 1-hour breakdown
    • On-site venue manager throughout, and layout consultation
    • Ample free parking

    Peak pricing applies to dates in April, May, June, July, September, October and holidays.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 800 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1000 500
Reception Seated 500 150
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 1000.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, until midnight.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • College Campus / School
  • Conference Center
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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