The 250,000-square-foot McNamara Alumni Center stands at the corner of Oak and University, across from Williams Arena and TCF Bank Stadium. The first floor of the alumni center is a 36,000 sq. ft conference center made up of ten unique rooms which are available to rent for University events and private use.
Alumni Association life members receive up to 20% on room rentals at this award-winning Twin Cities event venue and a $100 gift card from D’Amico Catering with any new booking of Memorial Hall, University Hall or Johnson Great Room.
Room rental discount at McNamara Alumni Center
- Memorial Hall ($2,550 discounted to $2,200)
- University Hall ($1,500 discounted to $1,300)
- Johnson Great Room ($1,500 discounted to $1,300)
- Thomas H. Swain Room ($900 discounted to $800)
- Heritage Gallery ($900 discounted to $800)
- Ski-U-Mah Room ($700 discounted to $600)
- The Commons ($400 discounted to $350)
- Minnesota Room ($350 discounted to $300)
- Gateway ($200 discounted to $150)
- Big Ten Room ($200 discounted to $150)
Discounts for life members on McNamara wedding packages*:
- University Hall package $100 off
- Memorial Hall package $200 off
- Memorial Hall with Johnson Great Room package $300 off
- Any new booking of Memorial Hall, University Hall or Johnson Great room by a life member includes a $100 gift card from D'Amico Catering (Friday and Saturday night events)
- The McNamara contract must be in the name of the life member. He/she is accountable for the contract terms and payment.
- The life member or his/her owned company is our client and the life member will be present at the event.
- At the time of the reservation, the person's life membership is paid in full.
- Limited to four events a year per life member.
- Not valid for events already booked with signed contracts.
- Examples of qualified events: a life member's child's wedding; a holiday party or meeting for a company owned by a life member.