The Erickson Alumni Center 1 Alumni Drive • Morgantown • WV 26505


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Located on the lovely Statler Wilson Commons of West Virginia University, this stately, modern event center boasts a beautiful location in the heart of the Appalachians, and a host of stylish venues outfitted with all the essential amenities.
  • The Alumni Courtyard offers an expansive green space, perfect for al fresco ceremonies and receptions. Or, opt for an indoor celebration, surrounded by the understated elegance of the Ruby Grand Hall.
  • Searching for something more intimate? Consider the Corson Alma Mater room, with its deep-brown wood flooring, inviting fireplace, oversized windows, and digital grand piano.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $40–50/person
  • The Erickson Package | $40/person

    • 5-hour event, including ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception, plus access the day prior for a rehearsal
    • Use of the Mountaineer Courtyard, Alma Lobby, & Ruby Grand Hall
    • Two dressing areas
    • 4 hours of partial bar service (beer, wine, soda, and specialty drink)
    • Champagne toast for all guests
    • Staffing, bar service, and setup
    • Ample parking

    The Planning Package | $50/person

    • Includes everything listed above, PLUS:
    • Coordinator to assist with vendor contact & coordination
    • Assistance with event cleanup

    Elopement packages (for fewer than 100 guests) are $10/person, PLUS a rental fee for the room you select—the Mountaineer Courtyard ($1,500), the Board of Governor's Room ($500), or the Kennedy Club Room ($500).

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $83–154/person
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 22%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 263
Cocktails, etc. Standing 300 263
Reception Seated 300 263
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

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

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Landscaped Grounds


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