Carleton facilities are available for rental only during non‑academic times of the year, i.e. Winter and Spring Breaks and the summer months. All usage is subject to availability. Facilities may be rented for events such as meetings, celebrations, receptions, and performances.


SpaceCarleton Community Members*Non-Profit OrganizationsAll Others
Great Hall$1,500$1,500$2,000
Weitz Commons$1,500$1,500$2,000
Weitz Larson 236 & Alumni Guest House$200/Half Day$200/Half Day$300/Half Day
Weitz Center, Sayles-Hill & Other Meeting Rooms$30 per hour$30 per hour$30 per hour

*Carleton Community Members are defined as: Current Faculty/Staff, Emeriti Faculty, or Alumni.

For information regarding campus locations not listed, as well as presentation equipment rental fees, policies, insurance requirements and other general event planning questions, please contact Jana Lelm, 507-222-4443.

For information regarding large-scale summer events such as conferences, please contact Noel Ponder, 507-222-5461.

Special Policies

Bon Appétit Management Company (Carleton’s food service provider) is a caterer licensed to serve alcohol. They can cater both food and alcoholic beverages for an event. If Bon Appétit is hired to provide food at an event and alcoholic beverages will be served at the event, Bon Appétit must provide the alcoholic beverages.

If Bon Appétit is not hired to provide food at an event, the event planner must use a caterer licensed to serve alcohol in the state of Minnesota and provide proof of the caterer’s dram shop liability insurance. Alcoholic beverages must be confined to the reception room. There are no exceptions to this rule.