Events & Catering

Ashland University is proud to offer premier conference venues for groups of all sizes. Our catering team provides a wide variety of services for your event, including meals, meeting and event spaces, overnight accommodations and linen packages. We have the largest facility between Cleveland and Columbus, and we can accommodate your group at a more affordable price than facilities in larger cities.

The Convocation Center at Ashland University can handle groups of six to 2,000 people in a 20,000-square-foot facility, which is the largest of its kind between Cleveland and Columbus. Our center is equipped to meet all of your needs, including service equipment, tables and chairs, food and beverage and high-quality audio/visual technology.

We also have a team of award-winning, professionally-trained chefs and service staff to cater your event.

AU is Proud to Support Locally Grown Food.

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Off-Site Catering

Off-Site Catering

Let us come to you! We provide:

  • Well-trained service staff with on-site event supervisors
  • Award-winning meals prepared by skilled chefs
  • Efficient staff to set up and tear down event spaces
  • Linen service
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Book Your Event

To check the availability of spaces, schedule a tour or book your event, contact one of our Ashland University Catering and Conference Services representatives below. 

After our team has confirmed the availability of the space(s), we'll complete a catering contract for you to sign and return, along with a deposit to:
Ashland University Catering and Conference Services
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

For more information, submit a request or give us a call.
Erika Chuburko
General Manager
419-289-5186

echuburk@ashland.edu
Cortney Starr
Sales and Marketing Manager
419-289-5915

cstarr3@ashland.edu

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