Customize Your Wedding

Create your own wedding and reception experience!

The University of Cincinnati has multiple amenities available for your ceremony and reception. From catering services and on-site coordinators to an appearance from our very own Bearcat Mascot, you can customize your wedding to make UC the perfect place for your special day. Please call Conference & Event Services at 513-558-1810 to check availability and to schedule a facility tour.
Facility rental fee is $1,500.

Facility Rental Includes

  • Consultation with our On-site Event Coordinator
  • Rental of Great Hall (5 hours of event time)
  • Stage, Tables, and Red & Black Chairs in Great Hall
  • Audiovisual Package for Lighting and Video Presentations
  • Bridal Party Staging Room

Catering Services Includes

  • On-Site Event Coordinator
  • Coffee and Tea Service
  • Choice of Red, Black or White Table Linens and Napkins
  • China and Silverware
  • Skirted Cake Table
  • Skirted Buffet and Head Table

Deposits & Payments

Optional Services & Amenities

  • Mirror Base Centerpieces with Votive Candles
  • Menu Cards
  • Cake Cutting
  • White Glove Butler-Passed Hors d’oeuvres
  • Poured Wine and Champagne Toasts
  • Additional Linen and Napkin Colors
  • Floor Length Table Linens
  • Chair Covers
  • Ice Sculptures
  • Chocolate Fountain
  • Bearcat Mascot Appearance
  • Football Stadium Scoreboard Message
  • Digital Signage throughout Tangeman University Center
  • Valet Parking
  • Coordination of Vendor Deliveries
  • On-Campus Ceremony

$1,000 deposit required with signed contract. 50% of total estimated bill will be due 30 days prior to event. Final bill will be sent within 72 hours of event. Final payment will be due within 48 hours of final bill.

Food & Beverage

View example menu selections here.

Food and Beverage, with the exception of the wedding cake and party favors, must be catered by Classic Fare Catering. Our catering department is happy to accommodate custom menus, food allergies, and vegetarian and vegan requests. Children’s menu pricing available upon request. Please consult your Event Coordinator for additional selections and pricing.

Food & Beverage Minimum

There is a minimum food and beverage revenue of $5,000. The minimum anticipated food and beverage revenue does not include taxes or service, facility rental, or any other miscellaneous charges incurred for your event.

Bar Service Labor Charges

Bartender rate is $150 with a four-hour minimum. One bartender is required for every 50 guests, with an additional charge of $37.50 per hour for each additional hour over the four hour minimum.

Tax & Service Charges

A 6.75% sales tax will be added to all food and beverage.
A 20% service fee will be added to the overall invoice.