Venue Information

The Champlain College campus offers a variety of flexible event spaces to accommodate group functions and private celebrations, including a ballroom with rooftop terrace, a 200-seat auditorium suitable for small stage productions and film screenings, an art gallery, private dining areas, comfortable lounges and outdoor courtyard or lawn spaces. All space rental fees include the use of most furnishings and staging, audio/visual equipment, room setup/breakdown, and professional event staff support.

The Champlain Room & Terrace

Champlain Room Rooftop Terrace at sundownOur newest event space, featuring a spectacular view of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains, is the ideal venue for a variety of special events and celebrations. The space rental fee includes the use of tables (round, banquet, or classroom-style), chairs, room setup/breakdown, state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, and professional event staff support. The adjacent rooftop terrace is an added bonus of the Champlain Room rental, providing expanded capacity and variety with the same scenic view. Much of this space is tented, providing protection from direct sun and rain.  Some customized Terrace setups may require a nominal setup fee.

The Champlain Room & Terrace can be arranged in a number of configurations. Our experienced staff will help you create an ideal layout for your event.

Setup Style Champlain Room Rooftop Terrace
Banquet 250 guests 90 guests
Theater 380 guests 150 guests
Reception 400 guests 200 guests


Our exceptional on-site catering staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of catering and bar services. For delicious details about the food and beverage services we can provide, view our Catering Guide.


We are a one-stop shop. This means that when you rent a space, the price includes tables, chairs, a stage and a podium for your use, all without needing to rent from a different vendor. We will also arrange for any linen rentals you require.

Technology Solutions

The Champlain Room and the Alumni Auditorium are fully equipped with state-of-the-art sound systems, drop down screens and HD projectors, and a smart podium - all included in the space rental price.  The entire Champlain College campus provides free WiFi service, so you and your guests will have Internet access from any location. Link here to an overview of technology, equipment and resources available.

Lighting & Sound

The Champlain Room provides flexible house and stage lighting capabilities, including accent uplights in an infinite number of colors to create a unique ambience. Alumni Auditorium features full stage lighting, HD projection and surround sound capability. Portable sound systems can be provided for just about any space via our Media Services department.


We offer on-site parking as well as abundant off-site parking with convenient shuttle bus service to campus, which will take you and your guests right to our door. We can work with you to design the best parking solution for your guests.

For information about rates and availability, contact Sue Lindberg at (802) 865-5404 or email

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