Meeting Room Capacities

Dynamic meeting spaces can accommodate up to 1,700 guests for meetings and 1,250 guests for banquets. Private spaces for as few as ten guests can be arranged as well. The Bernhard Center is a smoke-free and barrier-free facility. Call the main office at (269) 387-4860 for meeting and conference room reservations.

Bernhard Center main floor
Room Dimensions Sq. ft. Theater Classroom
one side
Classroom
two sides
Block U shape Banquet Buffet
dining rounds
105 29 × 20 580 40 21 44 24 20 32
106 29 × 20 580  40  24 44 24  20  32 
107 29 × 19 551 40  21  44 24  20  32 
105 series 29 × 59 1,711 125 64  112 –  –   80  64
157 39 × 18 702 60 32  48 32  28  48   
158  39 × 18 702 60 32  48 32  28  48   
159  39 × 18 702 60 32  48 32  28  48   
157 series  39 × 54 2,106 225 96  144 –  –  144 120
President's
Dining Room 
32 × 43 1,376 80 45 40  32  88  72
Faculty
Dining Room 
36 × 16 576  – 45 30  –  –   
Cafeteria  55 × 106 5,830 –  –  –  –  240 without dance floor  180 with dance floor
Bernhard Center second floor
Room Dimensions Sq. ft. Theater Classroom
one side
Classroom
two sides
Block U shape Banquet Buffet 
dining rounds
Brown and Gold room 36 × 35 1,260 70 32 64 30 24 40 64
Faculty Lounge 36 × 35 1,260  40  16 – 
204: MLK room 35 × 29 1,015 70  32  64 32  26  48
205: International room 35 × 29 1,015 35 24  48 24 22  40
207 20 × 17 340 10 
208 47 × 35 1,645 120 60  96 40  36 88
209 47 × 36 1,692 120 60 96 40  36 88
210 47 × 33 1,551 120 60 96 40  36 88 
West Suite 47 × 104 4,888 425 180 352 304 (204W) 224
211 29 × 20 580 50 24 48 24 22 32
212 29 × 20 580 50 24 48 24 22 32
213 29 × 19 551 50 24 48 24 22 32
215 21 × 14 294 10
North Ballroom 132 × 56 7,392 900/600A 350 700 10 –  544/742R 432/478R
South Ballroom 132 × 50 6,600 600/400A 225 450 264/466R 160/358R
East Ballroom 132 × 106 13,992 1,600 600 1,000 –  –  1,016/
1,250R
632/836R