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Venues & Descriptions

Auditoriums Conference and Meeting Rooms Lecture Halls and Classrooms Cafés and Cafeteria Athletic Facilities

Auditoriums

Murphy Auditorium
The auditorium accommodates up to 350 guests and includes 2 dressing rooms for performers. With built-in audio visual and projection capabilities, the Murphy Auditorium is a perfect venue for stage productions, recitals, performances, graduations, conferences and seminars. The lobby area outside Murphy Auditorium is ideal for receptions, networking and ticket sales during events.

Capacity: 350
Audio Visual: Built in audio visual system, laptop, projector 12 channel mixer. Microphones upon request.
Square Feet: 3,396

Romita Auditorium
Located in the college’s Ryan Library, the auditorium seats 208 and is equipped with audio visual and projection capabilities. It is the perfect venue for small scale performances, conferences and panel discussions.

Capacity: 208
Audio Visual: Built in audio visual systems, projector, computer, DVD/VHS player
Square Feet: 2,520
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Conference and Meeting Rooms

Hegarty Room
This multi-purpose space located inside the Hynes Athletics Center accommodates up to 150 guests for reception, luncheons and dinners. The space also has the capability to host conferences and other educational programs.

Capacity: 150
Audio Visual: Available upon request
Square Feet: 2,198

Arrigoni Center
Formerly the Episcopal Church of St. Paul in New Rochelle, this space includes stained glass windows, high ceilings and beautiful arches that will make a lasting impression for your event. Equipped with audio visual capabilities and room to accommodate 214, this space is perfect for large gatherings, receptions, conferences and special events.

Capacity: 214
Audio Visual: Available upon request
Square Feet: 2,198
Driscoll Dining Room
The Driscoll Hall Dining Room accommodates 48 people in an intimate setting and is a perfect venue for small lunches and dinners. In addition, this multipurpose space is ideal for board meetings, small conferences, receptions and training workshops.

Capacity: 48
Audio Visual: Projector, screen, laptop.
Square Feet: 670
LaPenta Endzone
Located at the center of campus inside the LaPenta Student Union and overlooking Mazzella Field, the Endzone provides guests with an intimate coffee house environment and is perfect for social functions, receptions and seminars.

Capacity: 115
Audio Visual: Screen, projector, lighting. Microphones available upon request.
Square Feet: 1,378

McGrath
Located inside LaPenta Student Union, McGrath can accommodate your next meeting, seminar or small scale conference. Looking onto Mazzella Field, this space will give your event a beautiful view of Iona’s campus.

Capacity: 118
Audio Visual: Projector, screen, sound system. Microphones available upon request.
Square Feet: 1,560 square feet

Burke Lounge
One of the biggest open spaces on campus, the Spellman Hall Burke Lounge is ideal for receptions, dinners, luncheons or large meetings. The space can accommodate up to 350 people in an open setting or 200 people in a banquet setting. 

Capacity: 350
Audio Visual: Portable system, screen and projector. Microphones available upon request.
Square Feet: 3,850
Faculty Reception Room
Adjacent to the Burke Lounge, the Faculty Dining Room is well suited for small scale meetings, luncheons and social gatherings.

Capacity: 70
Audio Visual: Available upon request
Square Feet: 752
Faculty Dining Room
Adjacent to the Burke Lounge, the Faculty Reception Room is well suited for small scale meetings, luncheons and social gatherings.

Capacity: 20
Audio Visual: Available upon request
Square Feet: 523
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Lecture Halls and Classrooms
Lecture Hall 103
Located inside Iona College’s Performing Arts Center, this lecture hall features tiered seating with long tables. This space is perfect for small seminars, lectures and film shoots of classroom scenes on campus.

Capacity: 40
Audio Visual: Screen, projector.
Square Feet: 1,000

Science Lecture Hall
This lecture hall is one of the biggest on campus and gives guests the feel of being in a traditional lecture hall. Located inside Cornelia Hall in the middle of campus and with seats for up to 52 people, this space is perfect for lectures, seminars and film shoots of classroom scenes.

Capacity: 52
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: 726
Hagan 101
This small scale lecture style classroom features high end tables and a glass enclosure with perfect view of the Iona campus. The room is fully equipped with sound and audio visual and is an ideal room for a small seminar, presentation or test preparation classes.

Capacity: 30
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: 540

Murphy Center classrooms
Capacity: Between 20 – 60
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: Ranging from 620 – 1,245

McSpedon Hall classrooms
Capacity: Up to 50
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: 828

Doorley Hall classrooms
Capacity: Between 20 – 30
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: Ranging from 504 – 693 


Arts Center classrooms
Capacity: 20 – 30
Audio Visual: screen, projector
Square Feet: Ranging from 570 – 720  
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Cafés and Cafeteria
LaPenta Cafeteria
Located in LaPenta Student Union with capacity up to 130, this cafeteria features round table seating, booth seating and a lounge area equipped with a television.

Capacity: 130
Audio Visual: N/A
Square Feet: 2,016
*If your event occurs during the academic year, your guests will go through the same line and eat in the same area as the students.
**Dining Halls are available in the summer for conferences and groups to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Vitanza Commons
This cafeteria is the largest one on campus and can accommodate up to 591 people seated dinner style, in booths or high-bays. The space also comes equipped with a lounge area.

Capacity: 591
Audio Visual: N/A
Square Feet: 5,630
*If your event occurs during the academic year, your guests will go through the same line and eat in the same area as the students.
**Dining Halls are available in the summer for conferences and groups to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner.  
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Athletic Facilities
Mulcahy Gym
Part of the Hynes Athletics Center, the Mulcahy Gym serves as a multi-purpose space for recreational activities such as basketball, indoor soccer and also includes an indoor track for jogging/running. The space can be used for trade shows, team practices and large group retreats.

Capacity: 220 banquet, 695 seated 
Audio Visual: Built in audio visual system, laptop, projector and mixer. Microphones upon request.
Square Feet: 10,878
Rice Oval
Located at the Northeast corner of campus behind the parking garage, Rice Oval is home to Iona College’s Division I softball program. The field is ideal for outdoor recreational activities and sports activities. 

Audio Visual: N/A
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