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Conference and Events

Frequently asked questions

Interactive FAQ list

Below are categories of questions that are most commonly asked regarding utilizing space at Merrimack College. Click on the question to reveal the answer.

Booking

How is booking an Event at Merrimack College different than a booking with a Hotel/Conference Center?

How far in advance should I book a room/building for an event?

When should my event details be finalized?

What contact information do you need for my event?

Services

Do you have a list of preferred vendors?

What do I do if I want catering at my event?

Who will be my contact the day of the event?

Preparations

What is the earliest or the latest I can access space in the Campus Center?

What is the cancellation policy/snow policy?

Can I bring my own food that is “home prepared” into the Campus Center?

Am I able to serve alcohol at my event?

If I need items shipped where should they be sent to?

Do you offer Printing/Copying services?

Why is there a Police Services officer assigned to my event?

Technology

Do you offer A/V support for events hosted in the Campus Center?

If I need technology such as a projector, a laptop, speakers, etc., will I need to bring them myself?

Is the Campus Center Wireless?

Parking & Transportation

What parking is available for the guests of my event? For buses?

How can I arrange for roadway signage?

Who will handle my signage?

What can I expect of your handicap accessibility throughout the campus for my event?

Other

Can I post signs/flyers/banners in the Campus Center?

I am coming to campus for an event, where can I go locally if I need a bank or hotel?

How will I be billed, and when is payment due?