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 $800/$450 Classroom: 60; Conference: 60; Reception: 200; Banquet: 110; Performance: 144
Alvarez 302–Morcott Room Knobloch Campus Center $300/$200 Conference: 16
Alvarez 313–Davis Room Knobloch Campus Center $300/$200 Conference: 16
Alvarez 209 Knobloch Campus Center $350/$225 Classroom: 28; Conference: 28
Sprinkle Room Knobloch Campus Center $500/$350 Classroom: 42; Conference: 40; Reception: 100; Banquet: 55; Performance: 100
Belk Arena Baker Sports Complex $5,000 Performance: 6,000
Sun Room Blackwell Alumni House $250 Conference: 25
Drawing Room Carnegie Guest House
(See below for terms.)
$250 Reception: 49; Banquet: 25
Lilly Family Gallery Chambers Building $850/$600 Classroom: 150; Reception: 400; Banquet: 200
Hance Auditorium Chambers Building $500/$400 Classroom: 115
Duke Family Performance Hall Knobloch Campus Center $3,000/$1,750 Performance: 630
Erwin Lodge Erwin Lodge $250 Classroom: 50; Conference: 50; Reception: 50; Banquet: 50
Conference Room Tomlinson Residence Hall $400/$300 Conference: 50; Performance: 50
Harrison Dining Room Vail Commons $750/$400 Banquet: 300
The Hurt Hub For additional meeting spaces, please reach out to the Hurt Hub or reserve a space online.    

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.