FAQ

What types of accommodations are available on campus?

There are three types of accommodations on campus.

  • Residence hall-style rooms with double occupancy and limited single and triple occupancy.
  • Tudor-style homes with occupancy up to 12-13 individuals, called Varsity Village.
  • On campus apartments, each unit accommodating four individuals.
Are the accommodations air conditioned?

The residence halls and Varsity Village houses do not have air conditioning. The apartments have individual climate control units.

What does a typical residence hall room look like?

Each residence hall room is furnished with two single beds, two desks, chairs, a filing cabinet, and two wardrobe units with hanging and drawer space.

What items should an attendee consider bringing with them if staying overnight?

An alarm clock, toiletries, sandals to use in public restrooms, and a small fan for warmer weather.

Do we need to bring bed linens and towels?

Based on availability, the university will provide each guest with a set of bed linens, pillow and pillow case, blanket, towel, and washcloth.

Are there any rooms that are handicapped accessible?

Yes, handicapped-accessible living areas are available in each housing option.

Do any of the rooms in the residence halls offer accommodations for three people?

Yes, there are residence hall rooms and Apartments to accommodate singles, doubles and a limited number of triple rooms.

Will the rooms be cleaned every day?

Rooms are cleaned prior to check-in. All public areas will be thoroughly cleaned every day and we also request that each guest places garbage outside their room for disposal every morning.

Are there laundry services available on campus?

Yes, each housing option has laundry facilities that are free to all of our guests.

What type of security will be available on campus?

Campus Safety is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our campus is also equipped with a blue light system.

Is Internet access available for attendees and is it free?

Yes, Wi-Fi is available at no charge throughout the campus. In-room Internet access is also available through Ethernet ports.

Are there food & beverage services available on campus?

Yes. Niagara University's Metz Culinary Management offers a wide variety of menu items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition, the Gallagher Center also offers specialty stations that serve sandwiches, pizza, chicken fingers, and much more.

Are individuals allowed to use the athletic facilities?

All guests who are staying on campus are allowed to use the Kiernan Center. A $5 per day charge will apply per person.

Is parking available at no cost?

Yes. Visitors and groups, once checked in, are able to park in designated areas throughout campus.

Will the campus allow motor coach buses to park?

Yes. Motor coach buses have ample space to park at no cost.

Will my organization need to provide a certificate of insurance?

Yes. Each group will be required to have a $1 million policy to hold an event on campus, although most of our groups that we hosted on our campus claimed that the process of requesting this policy was simple and often cost-free.

Can our group use the open green space on campus for recreation?

Yes. All open green space is free to use. Athletic fields need approval and additional charges may apply.

Will I have to contact numerous departments during the planning of my event?

No. Just simply contact Center for Conferences & Events at 716.286.8705 or hospitality@niagara.edu.

Are the classrooms available to use for my conference or event?

Yes. Classrooms are available based upon the college’s course schedule. Room rental rates are quoted based on the entire package.

What are the largest group numbers the university can accommodate?

The largest room to hold a meeting is 200 people theatre style. As an option, the Power Vista is walking distance from campus and can accommodate up to 300 people, theatre style. Our athletic facilities can accommodate up to 800 people.

The university also works with the Niagara Falls Conference Center for larger groups.