River Campus annually presents some of the finest touring performances in the world. Technical Specifications for the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall are available in pdf format for these touring companies.
The John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center, a 2,335 square foot meeting room, is available for public rental. The space includes full technical amenities including: PC computer with internet access, full sound system, adjustable lighting, and retractable projector and screen. The space has its own entrance and restrooms as well as adjoining spaces which may be used for larger events.
A number of layout configurations of the Convocation Center have been included for event planning and a printable blank pdf. can be used to coordinate arrangements with our office. The Convocation Center is available from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, including weekends for the entire year. Reservations may be made starting April 1st of each year for the next academic year.
The Conference Room on the third floor of the Seminary Building may be rented for meetings throughout the year, subject to availability. Maximum seating is 18. Similarly, four classrooms of various sizes may be rented for presentations, lectures, or break-out sessions, subject to availability. Tech packages are available.
The Atrium, located immediately outside the Bedell Performance Hall, is rented only to civic groups or organizations, subject to very limited availability. The space may not be reserved for personal events, i.e., weddings, wedding receptions, anniversaries, or the like at any time during the year and is never rented when performances are scheduled.
The Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall is the principal performance venue for the Department of Music. It is heavily scheduled with rehearsals, recitals, and performance classes during the academic year. For that reason, it is not available for rental from August to May. It may be rented only for lecture or concert events. For security reasons, it may not be rented for weddings, wedding receptions, or other personal events.
The Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre is the principal performance space for theatrical productions of the Theatre and Dance Department. It is heavily scheduled with rehearsals, plays, student-directed productions and classes during the entire year. For that reason, its rental availability is extremely limited. It may be rented only for lectures or small stage events. For security reasons, it my not be rented for weddings, wedding receptions, or other personal events.
River Campus also includes a beautiful park area on the east side of the campus with stunning views of the Mississippi River and Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge, making it the perfect spot for gathering
This document details scheduling, catering, and utilization information. Contact our office by email or phone for specific pricing information based on your needs and to check for availability.
Robert Cerchio, Assistant Director
Theresa Messmer, Senior Administrative Assistant
Southeast Missouri State University works cooperatively with Chartwells' catering services, a full-service, licensed and insured caterer. Chartwells provides a wide variety of dining and bar services that include tables and linens. All food and beverages at River Campus Facilities can be ordered directly through their online service or by calling 651-2511.