Facility Rental

Located on Indianapolis' urban east side, Martin University provides a welcoming and convenient location for conferences and special events. We offer multipurpose and classroom spaces.  Martin University's event coordination team will help you identify your event requirements.

Martin University Organizations

Martin University's academic and operational departments, University-sponsored programs and authorized organizations (i.e. SGA, Alumni Association, Enactus, Martin University Community Choir, etc.) receive priority in scheduling the use of University facilities.

Community Partners/Organizations, Vendors, and Individuals

Thank you for considering Martin as the location to host your event.  For our event staff to best determine if we can accommodate your special day, you must complete an Event Summary Form.  You may contact our team to schedule a time to visit our facilities.  NO WALK-INS PLEASE.

Rental Request / Event Summary

To submit a University facilities rental request, complete and submit an Event Summary Form.  Requests will be reviewed and a response will be provided within a week of the submission. 

The Event Summary must be filled out completely. Submissions can be made my mail, e-mail, or fax to:

Ms. Lydia Morton
Martin University
2186 North Sherman Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46218
e-mail:  lmorton@martin.edu
Phone:  317.917.3376
Fax: 317.543.3262
Upon approval of your request, a rental agreement will be developed, including all applicable fees and due dates.


Facilities and Fees
Click here to view/download the current fee schedule.


Items included in your rental fee are listed as follows:
·         Parking
·         Martin University-owned tables and chairs
·         Room Dividers / Partitions



Additional charges apply for the following:
·         PC usage
·         LCD projector and screen
·         AV input
·         Microphone
·         Amplifier
·         Podium
·         Audio equipment
·         Technology Set-up
·         Promethean Board



A certificate of liability insurance naming Martin University, Inc. and the Martin University Board of Trustees as an additional insured is required.  All renters are required to provide a certificate of liability insurance.


Martin University does not provide catering services.  For events requiring outside catering services, the caterer must provide a copy of their vendor's license, as noted above.


The refundable facility deposit may become non-refundable should housekeeping services exceed normal wear and tear.

Black-Out Dates

As the University develops its yearly Academic and Activities Calendars, the University may not be able to accommodate your request for space.  Some of those dates are identified below.  At the time your request is submitted, your event liaison will provide updated information on availability.

Black-Out Dates 2017

  • January 2-6, 2017
  • January 16, 2017
  • February 22 - 25, 2017
  • March 1 - 4, 2017
  • March 13 - 18, 2017
  • April 10 - 13, 2017
  • April 14, 2017
  • May 8 - 13, 2017
  • May 22 - 31, 2017
  • June 26 - July 5, 2017
  • August 1 - 31, 2017
  • September 4 - 8, 2017
  • October 16 - 31, 2017
  • November 20 - 27, 2017
  • December 18 - December 31, 2017

Thank you for considering Martin as the location for your event.

We look forward to serving you.