Facility Rentals

Are you looking for the perfect venue for your next meeting, reception, or special event? We welcome you to come discover one of the best kept secrets in the Springfield, Massachusetts area!

With its 72 acres of landscaped grounds and neo-Georgian architecture, American International College (AIC) is the ideal venue for corporate meetings, fundraisers, lectures, seminars, and receptions, as well as for dramatic and musical programs.

In addition to multiple configurable spaces with state-of-the-art multimedia capabilities, our staff can provide logistical support and a wide range of planning services, including, but not limited to, room set-ups, technical support, catering, security, and parking.

Whether you need a space for 10 people or 100, AIC’s convenient location and easy access to downtown Springfield make it the ideal destination for your next event.

So come see all that AIC has to offer!

Available Spaces

Dining Commons Dining Area

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  • Square Footage: 8,036
  • A/V Capabilities: A/V equipment option with movable tables/chairs
  • Location: Dining Commons
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Completely renovated in 2015, AIC’s state-of-the-art Dining Commons offers a contemporary and dynamic dining experience with a variety of seating and of dining options. With an emphasis on fresh products and healthy choices, the facility includes several food stations, including a wood-fired pizza oven and Mongolian grill, presented in an open setting.

The Esther B. Griswold Theatre for the Performing Arts

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  • Capacity: 500 People
  • Square Footage: 6,878
  • A/V Capabilities: Computerized lighting, sound equipment
  • Location: Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center
  • Catering: Not available at this location

The Esther B. Griswold Theatre for the Performing Arts, which opened on the AIC campus in 1984, is a state-of-the-art performance and rehearsal space that is at once both expansive and intimate.

The 500-seat theater area is fully wheelchair accessible and air conditioned, and is equipped with a proscenium stage, computerized lighting and sound equipment, and quality acoustics. Whether being used for large-scale business meetings, musical performances, dance recitals, lectures, or trainings, the Griswold Theatre is one of the premier event stages in the area.

The spacious lobby area outside of the Griswold Theatre is also available for functions or pre- and post-event gatherings, with easy access to the Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center.

West Wing Gallery

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  • Capacity: 135 (with tables and chairs); 289 (when empty or when configured with chairs only)
  • Square Footage: 2,479
  • A/V Capabilities: Vaulted skylights, sound equipment, quality acoustics
  • Location: Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center
  • Pricing: AIC campus catering available
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Adjacent to the Griswold Theatre is the Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center, a space devoted to the visual and literary arts.

The Center’s unique rectangular shape and vaulted skylights make it perfect for exhibitions, speaking engagements, and catered events, and its proximity to the Griswold Theatre makes the combined space one of the most versatile and expansive event accommodations in the Springfield area.

The Center’s main room can accommodate 135 people when arranged with tables and chairs and 289 people when empty or when configured with chairs only.

West Wing Conference Room

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  • Capacity: 20 people
  • Square Footage: 552
  • A/V Capabilities: Audio/visual teleconferencing equipment
  • Location: Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Adjacent to the Griswold Theatre is the Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center, a space devoted to the visual and literary arts.

Directly off the Center’s main room is the Karen Sprague Conference Room, which can seat 20 people and is fully equipped with audio/visual and teleconferencing equipment.

Colaccino Center for Health Sciences Conference Room

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  • Capacity: 14 people
  • A/V Capabilities: Audio/visual teleconferencing equipment
  • Location: Colaccino Center for Health Sciences
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Located in the heart of the newly opened Colaccino Center for Health Sciences (CCHS), CC107 is a state-of-the-art modern conference room. CC107 can seat 14 people and is fully equipped with audio/visual and teleconferencing equipment.

The Peter J. Vogian Conference Room

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  • Capacity: 18 people
  • Square Footage: 441
  • A/V Capabilities: Audio/visual teleconferencing equipment
  • Location: AIC Dining Commons
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Adjacent to the Stinger Pub are the Dining Commons’ two conference rooms, both equipped with audio/visual and teleconferencing capabilities and catering services.

The Peter J. Vogian Conference Room seats 18 people.

Mark Berman Conference Room

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  • Capacity: 10 people
  • Square Footage: 337
  • A/V Capabilities: Audio/visual teleconferencing equipment
  • Location: AIC Dining Commons
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Adjacent to the Stinger Pub are the Dining Commons’ two conference rooms, both equipped with audio/visual and teleconferencing capabilities and catering services.

The Mark Berman Conference Room seats 10 people.

The Stinger Pub

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  • Capacity: 165 people
  • Square Footage: 2,084
  • A/V Capabilities: Room-wide audio, video, and multimedia
  • Location: AIC Dining Commons
  • Catering: Full menu including bar service

Located in the lower level of AIC’s Dining Commons, the newly renovated Stinger Pub is the campus’ premier bar and restaurant venue.

It offers a wide variety of domestic and imported beers, wines, and nonalcoholic beverages, as well as a selection of pub favorites, including pizza, wings, nachos, pretzels, veggie plate with ranch, and hummus & pita chips.

The space, which has a capacity of 165, features several wall-mounted, high definition televisions that can accommodate multiple audio/visual inputs, and DirecTV service is available, including various sports packages. Additional room-wide audio, video, and multimedia support is also available to accommodate a range of corporate or private gatherings.

Schwartz Campus Center Auditorium

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  • Capacity: 468 total (402 when empty or arranged with loose chairs; 188 fully equipped with tables and chairs; 66 on stage)
  • Square Footage:2,807
  • A/V Capabilities: Full audio/visual capabilities
  • Location: Schwartz Campus Center
  • Catering: AIC campus catering available

Located on the second floor of the Schwartz Campus Center, the Schwartz Campus Center Auditorium overlooks the College’s picturesque quad—the heart of campus life at AIC.

The room can be easily configured into multiple configurations for different functions and features a stage area with full audio/visual capabilities. From speaking engagements to award ceremonies to exercise classes, the Schwartz Campus Center Auditorium is one of the most versatile locations on campus.

The room can accommodate 402 people when empty or arranged with loose chairs and 188 people when fully equipped with tables and chairs. The stage area can accommodate an additional 66 people for a possible total room capacity of 468 people. And with close access to AIC’s dining services, full catering is available for all events.

Courniotes Amphitheater

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  • Capacity: 120 people
  • Square Footage: 1,800
  • A/V Capabilities: Podium, projector and projection screen, two high-definition monitors flanking the projection area, and multiple A/V ports
  • Location: Courniotes Hall
  • Catering: Not available at this location

The Courniotes Amphitheater is located on the first floor of Courniotes Hall, the heart of AIC’s health sciences studies. Designed with classic theater-style seating for up to 120 people, it’s the campus’ premier setting for conference sessions, discussions, facilitated meetings, lectures, and seminars.

The room is equipped with a podium, projector and projection screen, two high-definition monitors flanking the projection area, and multiple A/V ports that allow for webcasting, videoconferencing, and interactive computer-based learning.

Breck Hall

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Newly renovated in 2012, the Breck Hall of Science has three first-floor classrooms (Breck 107, 108, and 109) with theater-style seating, Internet connectivity, and 70-inch Internet-equipped display boards, as well as space and amenities for a range of laboratory equipment—perfect spaces for lectures or demonstrations that require biology, physics and chemistry equipment.

Each classroom is air conditioned and adjacent to restroom facilities on the same floor, while the building is located next to convenient parking, particularly in the summer months.

In addition, Breck 108 is equipped with a dual projection and sound system that can accommodate film and music presentations.

Breck 107 seats 50 people, while Breck 108 and 109, which are connected by a side door, seat 148 and 72, respectively.

Breck 107

  • Capacity: 50 people
  • Square Footage: 698
  • A/V Capabilities: Internet connectivity, and 70-inch Internet-equipped display boards
  • Location: Breck Hall
  • Catering: Not available at this location

Breck 108

  • Capacity: 148 people
  • Square Footage: 1,436
  • A/V Capabilities: Internet connectivity, 70-inch Internet-equipped display boards, and dual projection system with a sound system
  • Location: Breck Hall
  • Catering: Not available at this location

Breck 109

  • Capacity: 72 people
  • Square Footage: 853
  • A/V Capabilities: Internet connectivity, and 70-inch Internet-equipped display boards
  • Location: Breck Hall
  • Catering: Not available at this location
Amaron Hall Classrooms

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  • Capacity: Vary from 16-50 people
  • Square Footage: 6,354
  • A/V Capabilities: A/V equipment option with movable tables/chairs
  • Location: Amaron Hall
  • Catering: Not available at this location

Named after AIC’s founder, Reverend Mr. Calvin E. Amaron, the classroom spaces on the first floor of Amaron Hall are perfect locations for meetings, lectures, or trainings of any type. Classrooms can also be rented out for summer camps and classes, music rehearsals, or regularly scheduled meetings.

Each classroom can be setup with A/V equipment and has movable tables and chairs to meet a range of space requirements. The classrooms are conveniently located directly off State Street from the front of the building and the campus quad at the back of the building, and easily accessible parking is available.

Room capacities vary from 16-50 people.

Rent a Space

Just a short drive from downtown Springfield, American International College is the ideal venue for your next event.

Conveniently located with premium spaces, plentiful parking, excellent catering services, and easy access to Interstate 91 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, it’s easy to see why AIC can make every event a special event!

To rent a space please call 413.205.3336.

Catering

College food is not what it used to be—and we mean that in a good way.

AIC’s catering services, administered by Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, are some of the best in the area. Whether you’re planning a large full-service event, a traditional meeting luncheon, or a small breakfast, our catering team provides a consultative and solution-driven approach that will meet your needs and budget.

With a range of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktail parties, and receptions, there’s no event that AIC catering can’t handle. You can even custom design a menu for any unique occasion or special dietary requirements knowing that our on-site team is prepared to offer assistance in all aspects of planning your event.

To learn more about the services offered by AIC’s catering office call 413.205.3349 or email Todd.Alden@compass-usa.com.

Parking

Parking at AIC can be found on the AIC interactive campus map. More information on parking will be posted here.

Contact

For more information, please call 413.205.3336 or email rentals@aic.edu.

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