Altgeld Hall Event Spaces

Captivate your guests with Altgeld Hall’s stunning architectural details. From the gorgeous grand staircase to the unique glass solariums, your guests are going to be inspired by this beautiful venue. For seating arrangements and room locations, please view the capacity chart and floor maps.

Capacity Chart

= Great space for weddings; = Great space for other celebrations or special events

Room configuration diagrams including classroom, theatre seating, U-shape, hollow square, tiered classroom, double "V", conference style and round table

Second Floor Room Specifications and Seating Capacity
Rooms sq. ft. Classroom Theater U-Shaped Rounds* Conference Hollow Sq. Cocktails A/V
Auditorium / Ballroom, Room 200
5,435' 150 400 40 250 20 52 100 Projector, screen, microphones (HH and Lav), podium, adjustable lighting, and laptop available for rental.
Grand Staircase
932' N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 100

Space can be configured for high boys/cocktail rounds, registration tables, catering buffet, etc. No A/V.

Meeting Room 203 806' N/A N/A N/A N/A 25 N/A N/A Monitor built-in with connections
Meeting Room 225 846' N/A N/A N/A N/A 20 N/A N/A Monitor built-in with connections
Third Floor Room Specifications and Seating Capacity
Rooms sq. ft. Classroom Theater U-Shaped Rounds* Conference Hollow Sq. Cocktails A/V
Board Room 315/Solarium West 1,972' 30 75 30 50 20 40 100 Portable projector, screen, podium, wired mics.only
Solarium East or West
707' N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 75 Space can be configured for high boys/cocktail rounds, registration tables, catering buffet, etc. No A/V.

Floor Maps

2nd Floor, Altgeld Hall

Auditorium/Ballroom

Grand Staircase

Meeting Room
Rooms 203, 225

Tentant Area/Other
Elevators
Stairs
Restrooms

Hoffman Estates, Second Floor

3rd Floor, Altgeld Hall

Balcony

Board Room
Room 315

Multi-Purpose Meeting Room
Solarium East, Solarium West

Tentant Area/Other
Elevators
Stairs
Restrooms

Hoffman Estates, Second Floor

Room Photos

2nd Floor, Auditorium/Ballroom - Room 200

Ballroom, set up for an event

Space to Celebrate

Get everyone together to mark an occasion and create memories.

Ballroom with presentation set up

Room for Big Ideas

Your large team or organization will be comfortable and productive.

Ballroom with buffet set up

Creative Catering

Enjoy fresh flavor, from satisfying appetizers to elegant entrees.

Altgeld Grand Staircase

Grand stair case, decorated

An Unforgettable Entrance

Imagine a stunning entrance your guests will never forget.

Grand stair case with wedding party

Style and Versatility

Bring your dreams to life in this classically beautiful space.

Grand stair case. bride and groom share a special glance

One-of-a-kind Photos

Capture those special moments against a unique backdrop.

2nd Floor, Meeting Rooms

Room 203 meeting in progress

A Professional Impression

Room 203 is perfect for meetings, presentations and more for up to 25 guests.

Room 225 table, chairs, decor

Executive Comfort

Room 225 provides executive meeting space for groups of 18-20 people.

large screen monitor for laptop presentations

The Technology You Need

Large monitors with laptop inputs, roll-down projector screens and more.

3rd Floor, Board Room

Board Room Meeting set up

Get Together, Get Results

Gather your small or medium group for an important meeting or presentation.

Board Room social event

A Welcome Break

Offer drinks and hors d'oeuvres to your guests during a break in the schedule.

Board Room Presenter

Room to Connect

Spacious yet intimate, just right for connecting your group with guest speakers.

3rd Floor, Solarium

Unique space for special moments

A Unique Setting

Graceful, arching windows make this cozy space feel light and airy.

Altgeld Solarium Event

Small Gathering, Big Memories

Bring your small group together in style to share a special occasion.

Altgeld Solarium meeting refreshment set up

Refresh and Recharge

The ideal spot for a refreshment break from meetings in the Board Room.

For Venue Policies, please contact your Event Manager.

Contact Us

Theresa Stack
Associate Director of Special Events / Conferencing and Event Sales
Phone: 815-752-6846
tstack@niu.edu

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