Weddings and Receptions

The Chapel of Christ the Teacher and the Bauccio Commons are available to alumni who would like to hold their wedding ceremony and/or reception on campus.  

Bell Tower with Cherry Blossoms


If you are interested in holding your wedding ceremony in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher, please contact Amy Parent, Campus Ministry, at 503.943.7519 or

Please note, ceremonies can only be held in the chapel. Outdoor ceremonies are not permitted.


If you are interested in holding your reception at an event space on campus, please contact Cassidy Kennebeck, University Events, at 503.943.8530 or

Receptions are usually held in the Bauccio Commons, but other event spaces may be considered.

Alumni receive a 50% discount on the space rental fee. The fee includes basic furniture like tables and chairs plus access to the projection and sound system. It does not include floral or any other design services.

All on-campus events are required to use Bon Appetit for catering.


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