Rental rates vary based on the size and technology of the facility.

The rate schedule gives a general idea of rental rates, but prices may vary based on the duration of use, the size of the event and the equipment and staffing needed.

Room Building Day Rate/
Half-Day Rate

C. Shaw Smith 900 Room

Knobloch Campus Center


Classroom: 144; Conference: 60; Reception: 200; Banquet: 112; Performance: 144

Alvarez 302–Morcott Room

Knobloch Campus Center


Conference: 25

Alvarez 313–Davis Room

Knobloch Campus Center


Conference: 30

Alvarez 209

Knobloch Campus Center


Classroom: 30; Conference: 30; Reception: 40

Sprinkle Room

Knobloch Campus Center


Classroom: 60; Conference: 40; Reception: 100

Belk Arena

Baker Sports Complex


Performance: 6,000

Sun Room

Blackwell Alumni House


Conference: 40; Reception: 75; Banquet: 40

Drawing Room

Carnegie Guest House
(See below for terms.)


Reception: 49; Banquet: 28

Lilly Family Gallery

Chambers Building


Classroom: 150; Reception: 400; Banquet: 200

Hance Auditorium

Chambers Building


Classroom: 100

Duke Family Performance Hall

Knobloch Campus Center


Performance: 650

Erwin Lodge

Erwin Lodge


Classroom: 50; Conference: 50; Reception: 50; Banquet: 50

Conference Room

Tomlinson Residence Hall


Classroom: 100; Conference: 50

Harrison Dining Room

Vail Commons


Banquet: 300

Terms & Conditions

Rates updated August 2022 

  • Guest House only available as an event venue when all sleeping rooms in the house are rented to the group reserving the space. Other restrictions may apply.
  • Availability of venues is always contingent on the college calendar. Rates do not include setup of rooms or technical support staff.
  • These charges can vary significantly by location and on the needs of the event.
  • All catering for non-college groups must be provided by Much Ado, Davidson College catering, and they reserve the right to allow outside catering coverage.
  • All rental charges are subject to tax.