With 160 acres of beautiful facilities, Gwynedd Mercy University is a perfect venue for your next event.

Facilities Rental and Catering

Our Gwynedd Mercy University campus is too beautiful not to share! Located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania just 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia, GMercyU welcomes outside groups to our 160-acre campus for your events, conferences, meetings or even wedding photos.  Our home is your home!

Facilities Available
Overnight Accommodations
Recreational Facilities
Dining and Catering Services
Wedding Photos

Facilities Available at GMercyU

Want to book your next event with GMercyU? Contact our Facilities & Event Coordinator for pricing and to make your reservations:

Robin Oster

GMercyU’s Waldron Board Room is the perfect spot to host a meeting or dinner.

Waldron Board Room

Room Use – For meetings and dining
Entire Room Capacity – 150 people
Large Side Capacity – 100 people
Small Side Capacity – 50 people


Host your next concert, play or large meeting in GMercyU’s Julia Ball Auditorium.

Julia Ball Auditorium

Room Use – For meetings, concerts, plays.
Buffet may be set up in lobby area.
Capacity – 398 people



GMercyU’s Merck Auditorium is perfect for larger meetings or workshops.

Merck Auditorium

Room Use – For meetings
Capacity – 73 people



GMercyU’s Connelly Faculty Center has an auditorium and classrooms to fit your needs.

Connelly Faculty Center

Room Use – For meetings
Capacity – 145 people



GMercyU’s classrooms are available to rent for meetings, workshops or classes.


Room Use – For meetings or classes
Capacity – 30 people

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Overnight Accommodations at GMercyU

GMercyU’s Residence Halls offer a variety of accommodations to fit your needs.

Residences Halls

Interested in a longer stay? Gwynedd Mercy University has four residence halls available to you, offering traditional residence hall rooms and suite-style rooms.

For pricing and more details, contact our Facilities & Event Coordinator:

Robin Oster




Alexandria Hall

  • GMercyU's newest residence hall, completed in 2006
  • Three-story building that can house more than 200 guests
  • Each floor has three study lounges and a social lounge, as well as laundry facilities and community kitchen 
  • Handicapped-accessible units are located on each floor.
  • Security desk located at the building's entrance

Siena Hall

  • Completed in August 2001
  • Suite-style living quarters and semi-private bathrooms with sink and vanity
  • Full kitchen facilities on each floor

St. Brigid Hall

  • Completed in January 2000
  • Suite-style living quarters in doubles and triples, and semi-private bathrooms with sink and vanity
  • Rooms are spacious and are furnished with modern, modular furniture
  • Base for the Office of Campus Safety and Security

Loyola Hall

  • The first residence hall at Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Popular among guests for its spacious wardrobes and two-story lounges
  • Three-wing complex consists of double rooms

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Recreational Facilities at GMercyU

GMercyU’s gym offers a full-length basketball court, aerobic studio and racquetball courts.

Gwynedd Mercy University has both indoor and outdoor recreational facilities available to you during your stay here. The Griffin Center is our sports complex and houses a full-length basketball court, aerobic studio and racquetball courts. Step out of the complex to enjoy our tennis and basketball courts as well as our baseball, softball and soccer fields. If you’re looking to host an outdoor event, the Genuardi Pavilion, equipped with picnic tables and a bathhouse, is the place for you.

For pricing and more details, contact our Facilities & Event Coordinator:

Robin Oster

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Dining and Catering Services at GMercyU

GMercyU Dining Hall
There is plenty of variety when it comes to dining at GMercyU!

For your convenience during your stay at GMercyU, Parkhurst Dining Services offers a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner catering options. During the academic year, you are also welcome to eat in our dining hall or grab a bite at our various cafes on campus.

To make arrangements for catered food events, please contact Parkhurst Dining Services at 267-448-1328 or email at Parkhurst@gmercyu.edu.

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Wedding Photos at GMercyU

Capture your special moment in GMercyU’s picturesque Lady Garden!

The Lady Garden, built in 1906-07, is GMercyU's formal garden and was part of the original estate. For the design savvy, the garden is a Georgrian Revival design and the walls are the work of Horace Trumbauer, a well-known Philadelphia architect.

The Lady Garden features beautiful shrubbery, picturesque flowers and an ornate ironwork gate. If you're a Griffin couple or are looking for a unique backdrop for your wedding or engagement photos, the Lady Garden is the special place for you.

Lady Garden Reservation Form

Contact our Facilities & Event Coordinator for pricing and details or to make your reservation:

Robin Oster