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About Memorial Chapel

Say "I Do" to a Worry-Free Wedding

Welcome to the Memorial Chapel!

Whether you are planning a large celebration or intimate affair, we are thrilled that you are considering Memorial Chapel for the location of your wedding. Anyone can be married at Memorial Chapel regardless of their affiliation to the University and cultural or faith background. Ceremonies of all sizes and traditions are welcome and can be accommodated in the majestic Main Chapel or quaint Garden Chapel. Our experienced and dedicated staff handles more than 100 weddings a year and is available to assist you every step of the way from your initial reservation to "I Do." 

Anyone is welcome to reserve space in Memorial Chapel regardless of their affiliation to the University. 

Rentable Spaces

Main Chapel: With white interior with burgundy accents the Main Chapel accommodates up to 1,000 guests. There are 4 sections of pews on the ground level, as well as balcony seating on 3 sides. The Main Chapel is equipped with a Moller Pipe Organ, as well as a Baldwin grand piano. There is an assortment of altar pieces (brass and wood) to choose from, as well as a lectern, microphones, and numerous tables

Affiliates: $1075.00      Non-Affiliates: $1475.00

Garden Chapel: A quaint location with red brick walls and rustic wood trusses. The large arched windows allow views of the beautiful Garden of Reflection and Remembrance that surrounds the Garden Chapel on all sides. Maximum occupancy is 100, with about 90 guests seated comfortably. The Garden Chapel is equipped with a Disklavier grand piano with built-in musical options. There is an assortment of altarpieces (brass and wood) to choose from, as well as a lectern and several tables. The space does not require a sound system.

Affiliates: $625.00      Non-Affiliates: $1025.00


Additional Offers:

Garden Wedding -Garden of Reflection and Remembrance : With two fountains and a beautiful patio previewing the Labyrinth and Garden, the Garden Chapel Patio is an intimate and beautiful space to host small wedding of 40 guests or less. This package is by special request, with advanced approval from the Chapel Manager. Contact Chapel Reservation Office for specific information.

Affiliates: $625.00      Non-Affiliates: $1025.00


Small Weddings: Keep it small!  Plan a wedding for up to 15 people, one hour all together, with no altar decorations -- and pay only $200.00!  Some limits in terms of months and times. 

Winter Weddings: Limited to January and February. Main Chapel Only. 

Affiliates: $675.00    Non-Affiliates: $1075.00


Open House Dates- Spring 2018 

Attend one of our many Open Houses, meet the Chapel staff, get a tour of our spaces, and find out more about what we offer. This event is absolutely free but we ask that if you plan on attending, you give us a call at 301-314-9866!


Location: UMD Memorial Chapel

                  7744 Regents Dr., College Park, MD 20742

Time:       4:00pm to 6:00pm 


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Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Washington DC

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I really had the pleasure of working with the entire team. They were all very proffesional and accommodating throughout the entire process. I definitely revvommend the Umd Memorial Chapel!!

Profile Picture Mayumi, 6/30/18, 3 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Indoor, Event Planning, Bridal Suite, Lighting/Sound

Mel made this process a breeze. From the reserving of our date, our walk through, to the actual day. The venue is beautiful as always. I ended up being a true Terrapin bride!

Profile Picture Nadine, 6/28/18, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Altar/Arches, Audio Equipment, Indoor, Parking, Bridal Suite, Lighting/Sound

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Small Weddings

$900.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
We have a deal at the Chapel for those that are interested in having a smaller wedding ceremony! Discount depends on space used. Here are the details: - No more than 15 people (including wedding party) - Limited to no more than an hour - A flat rate of $200 will be charged. This is the hour general public rate for the Main Chapel! - Limited to Garden Chapel and 8PM wedding slot in Main Chapel ONLY from April-November. Both spaces may be used from December to March. - No decorations

Professional Network & Endorsements

Memorial Chapel has been great to connect with as a wedding vendor. They are very attentive and responsive which is an amazing quality when dealing with vendors and engaged couples. Great customer service. Welcoming personalities.

It is always an honor to work with/for you and your clientele. With our ensembles of flute/violin/cello or string quartet, we LOVE what we do and we love working at your venue!

Very friendly and professional staff. An absolute beautiful venue. Highly recommended.

The Memorial Chapel at UMD has all the look, feel and grandeur that you want for a church wedding not intrusive for your beliefs. It is a grand setting, and they make no belief requirements. You have a choice between the main chapel and the small chapel (not SO small), so you can graciously accommodate any size gathering. The organ is beautiful and can really let go with some power and wonderful sounds. Plenty of room for family and friends to gather (and out of the rain, if that is necessary) and for the bride and groom to have room to change without bumping into each other. A perfect set-up for your wedding. When I am asked to officiate a wedding at the Memorial Chapel, I know there will not only be no problem, but that the wedding will also be just beautiful.

Great Place to have your wedding ceremony. I am also a UMCP Alumni nite


7744 Regents Drive, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742   See On Map
301-314-9866 (phone) 301-314-9741 (fax)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Memorial Chapel is a wedding ceremony venue from College Park, MD. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Maryland, Washington, DC, and northern Virginia. Memorial Chapel is a professional wedding ceremony venue that has been part of the regional wedding industry for 62 years. We specialize in wedding ceremonies.