Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Facility Capacities
Fall 1996
Facility & Location* Lecture/Event Seating Dinner Seating Buffet Seating Reception/Standing
Athletics
Alumni Stadium 44,500 - - -
Conte Forum 8,500/7,600** - - -
Kelly Rink - 1,100 700 2,000
Power Gymnasium 975 600 450 1,000
The Shea Room 250 160 140 300
Flynn Student Recreation Complex 2,809 - - 4,000
Auditoriums
Barry Fine Arts Pavilion 223, Newton Campus 330 - - -
Cushing Hall 001 160 - - -
Devlin Hall 008 297 - - -
Fulton Hall 518 205 - - -
Gasson Hall 305 (Fulton Debate) 102 - - -
Higgins Hall 304 160 - - -
Higgins Hall 307 160 - - -
McGuinn Hall 121 266 - - -
Merkert Chemistry Center 127 150 - - -
Robsham Theater Arts Center 591 - - -
Stuart Hall 315, Newton Campus 178 - - -
Stuart Hall 411, Newton Campus 130 - - -
Dining Halls***
Boston Room, New Dining Hall - 40 32 50
Eagle's Nest, McElroy Commons - 450 350 -
Faculty Dining Room, McElroy Commons - 150 125 175
Heights Room, New Dining Hall - 240 200 325
McElroy Main Dining Hall, McElroy Commons - 900 700 1,100
New Dining Hall, Main Dining Area - 803 803 803
Newton Campus Cafeteria, Stuart House - 250 200 -
Newton Room, New Dining Hall - 40 32 50
Stuart Snack Bar, Stuart House, Newton Campus - 250 200 -
Welsh Dining Hall, Lyons Hall - 500 400 550
Houses
Barat House, Newton Campus 50 64 64 90
Haley House, 314 Hammond Street 20 - - -
Hovey House Library, 258 Hammond Street 25 - - -
O'Connell House, 185 Hammond Street - 200 250 -
Multi-Purpose
Cabaret Room, Vanderslice Hall 275 115 100 400
Kresge Room & Lobby, Robsham Theater Arts Center - - - 150
Lynch Executive Conference Center, Fulton Hall 40 - - 80
McElroy Conference Room, McElroy Commons 60 60 50 -
McGuinn 3rd Floor Lounge 50 - - 75
McGuinn 5th Floor Lounge 50 - - 75
Murray Conference Room, McElroy Commons 40 - - -
Newton Chapel, Newton Campus 500 - - -
T-100, Gasson Hall 300 140 100 200
University Conference Center, Walsh Hall 425 200 200 425
* All facilities are on the Chestnut Hill campus unless otherwise noted.
** Seating for basketball is 8,500; seating for hockey is 7,600.
*** Capacities shown for dining facilities are those used for function seating, and therefore differ from capacities for student dining.
Note: University facilities are available for function purposes through the Bureau of Conferences and/or the primary user responsible for the facility. All facilities are not available to all groups. The capacity figures are those used by the Bureau of Conferences in determining appropriate space needs for scheduled functions.
Source: Bureau of Conferences and Planning & Construction

Date Posted: November 7, 1996
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