Facility Rental

Missouri Baptist University is pleased to provide facilities to organization looking for space to host events.

You can view the locations of each of these facilities on our Campus Map.

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The Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center

The Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center provides an exceptional performance setting with the Pillsbury Chapel, which seats approximately 960 people. The space is used frequently throughout the academic year for concerts, showcases, theatrical productions and lectures as well as Spartan Preview Days and weekly chapel services. Take a virtual tour of Pillsbury Chapel.  The following spaces in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center are available for your next event:

Mabee Great Hall

The Great Hall serves as an open space for banquets and other special functions. The Hall provides a view of campus through large windows and also operates as an alternative performance venue.

Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall

Housed in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, the Don and Mary Pillsbury Wainwright Performance Hall acts as a multi-purpose area for classes, intimate concerts, voice recitals, ministry team rehearsals and worship meetings. It provides an environment prime for interaction and is acoustically designed to provide natural sound projection and tone.


The Gallery, adjacent to the Recital Hall and Pillsbury Chapel, acts as a small reception area for before and after performances. The space also serves as a meeting area and is set up for featuring showcase pieces.

Rotunda & Patio

The rotunda is a campus visual landmark, surrounded by glass and prominently displayed, highlighting the grand stair. The spacious patio offers a place for students to meet and is also used for outdoor events.


Classrooms contain top of the line technology with room for 35 students in a class. Incorporating tables instead of individual desks gives students an opportunity for more group activity and interaction. Projectors and computers in each room add excellent presentation and teaching elements.

Carl & Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex

The Carl & Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex raises the level of excellence in campus life through enhanced recreation facilities, including a fitness center with strength training and cardiovascular equipment, an indoor track, a group fitness studio equipped to offer a wide variety of classes, student and athletic locker rooms, and much more. Take a virtual tour of the Carl & Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex.


The lounge offers several gathering spaces and an inviting seating area for students to study and interact, complete with a large flat-screen television.

Indoor Track

The floating indoor track allows recreational walkers and runners a birds-eye view of the gymnasium.

Group Fitness Room

The group fitness room, complete with a surround sound system and mirrored walls, offers a beautiful view of the eastern side of the MBU campus.  Students, faculty, and staff can participate in a variety of group fitness offerings designed to exercise the body and mind.

Spartan Hall

Spartan Hall welcomes guests to the Sports and Recreation Complex with its spacious design and ample natural light.  The University seal draws the eye to the center of the Hall’s polished floor, beautifully representing the Missouri Baptist University Spartan tradition of excellence.

J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation Courtyard

A grand archway leads guests to the courtyard adjacent to the Sports & Recreation Complex.  The open outdoor area is a great space to get some fresh air, relax, and admire the growing MBU landscape.

Lacey Gymnasium

The state of the art gymnasium is home to the Missouri Baptist Spartans NAIA Division 1 basketball, volleyball, and wrestling teams. With the ability to seat 1,000 guests, a digital control system, premium flooring, and electric bleachers, the gym adds a top notch collegiate athletics facility to the campus.

Fitness Center

The spacious fitness center offers free weights, weight machines, and cardiovascular machines- everything needed to help improve flexibility, develop strength, tone muscles, and improve overall health and wellness.  State of the art equipment, oversized flat screen televisions, and great music give patrons a workout experience to look forward to again and again.

The Perk

The Perk is MBU’s 3,000 square foot, full-service coffeehouse. Located on the southern edge of the MBU quad. Take a virtual tour of The Perk.

Campus Housing

With modern dormitories, furnished apartments and a community-driven row house, MBU has several housing options to suit your needs.

Explore Spartan Village Apartments, Spartan Row, North Hall and Pillsbury-Huff Dorm.

About MBU

Missouri Baptist University is a Christ-centered university located in Saint Louis. MBU offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees in education, business and religion and its new terminal degree, the Doctor of Education. In addition to its 66-acre West St. Louis County campus, MBU offers degree programs at 10 regional learning centers throughout Saint Louis, in Southern Illinois and online.

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