Ceremony Packages

For wedding ceremonies, we require a facility-wide rental. No other guests are allowed to use the space while you are here.

Premier Wedding Weekend Package:

  • Friday night four-hour rental
    • Atrium
    • Space for Rehearsal and/or Groom's dinner (does not include catering, linens, tax, or gratuity)
    • Decorating time
    • Must start after 5pm and before 7pm
  • Saturday: Rental from noon to 12:30 a.m.
    • Room rentals included: Atrium, Courtyard, Hendrickson, Crary, and Klefstad

Wedding Day Package:

  • Friday or Saturday ceremony and reception
  • Room rentals included: Atrium, Courtyard, Hendrickson, and Klefstad
  • Rental from 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Rehearsal the morning of

Reception Only Package:

  • Friday or Saturday reception
  • Room rentals included: Atrium, Courtyard, and Hendrickson
  • Rental from noon to 12:30 a.m.

Ceremony Package:

  • Friday or Saturday ceremony
  • Room rentals included: Atrium, Courtyard, Hendrickson, and Klefstad
    All rooms can be viewed at our website: www.ndsualumnicenter.com/rooms.html
  • Rental for five hours

What you get with the rental:

  • Professional, one-on-one assistance and guidance from one of our event coordinators
  • Detailed meetings with coordinators prior to the day of your wedding
  • Staffing for the duration of your event
  • Assistance decorating the day of your event
  • Music available upon request
  • Rooms for bridal party preparation
  • Audio equipment for the ceremony *(speakers, microphones and auxiliary hook-ups)

    Note: An additional reset fee will be applied to any indoor ceremony reset to an indoor reception

    *Linens and decorations are not included

Event Coordinators:

  • Professionals to help guide you through scheduling events and finalizing ceremony details
  • They will also perform the rehearsal and ceremony processional

Additional items for rent:

  • Piano (pricing varies on type of piano; ex. electric vs baby grand)
    • Tuning
  • Brand new stage purchased in 2015
  • Unity candle holders
  • Cupcake stands
  • Champagne flutes
  • And more, just ask staff!
  • WeddingWire The McGovern Alumni Center at NDSU Reviews, Best Wedding Venues in Bismarck, Fargo - 2015 Couples' Choice Award Winner
     


    NDSU Alumni Center Wins Couples Choice Award

    The Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center at NDSU won a Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire.com.

    The Wedding Wire Couples Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of local wedding professionals from the Wedding Wire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism based on feedback from couples, according to the website. The Alumni Center was the only winner in the Ceremony and Reception Venue category for North Dakota in 2014 and one of three winners in 2015.

    For a complete list of winners, please visit www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards.