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Facilities for Rent

Located near the Wichita Business District and a stone's throw from the Historic Delano District, Newman University offers three venues for public rental - making a perfect location for your upcoming speaking event, wedding, or social. Additionally, Newman offers classroom rental for those in need of a more engaging atmosphere, capable of the latest presentation technology.

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 DeMattias Performance Hall 

DeMattias Performance Hall DeMattias Performance Hall
  • Availability dependent on Theatre and Music Department’s show schedule 
  • Maximum Capacity is 392 
  • Dressing Rooms and Green Room available with rental 
  • Lighting and sound available at a daily rate 
  • Technical Labor available at an hourly rate 
  • Security is available at an hourly rate 

Insurance - Normally available through your personal insurance company. You will need to provide a certificate of liability insurance for the safety of your guests. See sample Certificate of Insurance

Dugan-Gorges Conference Center 

Dugan Gorges Conference Center - Full Room Dugan Gorges Conference Center - Half Room
  • Maximum Capacity is 320 – 60 inch round tables that seat 8 
  • Hours available for rental – 8:00am – 12:00am 
  • A variety of setup options are available 
  • All setup and cleanup is performed by Newman staff 
  • Security is available at an hourly rate and is required if alcohol will be served 
  • Dance Floor
    • 15 X 15 - Holds 40 to 50 people
    • 18 X 18 - Holds 60 to 75 people
    • 21 X 21 - Holds 90 to 100 people
  • Linens & China
    • White table cloths, napkins, and buffet table linens are available and included with catering 
    • Colored Table Cloths and Napkins are available at an additional charge 
    • China and silver available with catering only 
  • Food / Bar
    • Food – If the event is catered you must use Newman’s in-house caterer 
    • Bar - Must be open bar and renter provides all alcohol. 
    • Bar – Set ups are available from caterer 
    • Bartenders - Bartenders are available from caterer at an hourly rate. 

Insurance – Normally available through your personal insurance company. You will need to provide a certificate of liability insurance for the safety of your guests. See sample Certificate of Insurance

Sr. Tarcisia Roths Alumni Center 

Tarcisia Roths Alumni Center Tarcisia Roths Alumni Center - Board Room Tarcisia Roths Alumni Center - Living Room
  • Maximum Capacity is 52 
  • Hours available for rental 8:00am – 12:00am 
  • Food / Bar
    • Food – If the event is catered you must use Newman’s in-house caterer 
    • Bar - Must be open bar and renter provides all alcohol. 
    • Bar – Set ups are available from caterer 
    • Bartenders - Bartenders are available from caterer at an hourly rate. 

Insurance – Normally available through your personal insurance company. You will need to provide a certificate of liability insurance for the safety of your guests. See sample Certificate of Insurance