Danforth Chapel Policies

Danforth Chapel Policies  

Department of Union and Programs, July 2016

A.Danforth Chapel and Chapel Place is frequently used for quiet meditation, religious services & weddings. 

B.The chapel is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Additional hours are available by reservation only (601.266.4399).

C.A fee of $150 per semester will be charged for all on-campus organizations 

          and departments. This will allow the user unlimited reservations during the 


D.A fee of $250 will be charged for all non-university reservations, as well as 

          all weddings.

E.Payment should be made to Event Services within 24 hours of the reservation, or the reservation will be cancelled.

F.A key will be issued at the Event Services office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, for all weekend and after-hours reservations. A $25 key deposit will be charged at the time the key is issued. The key should be returned within 24 hours, or the deposit will be forfeited.

G.Any candle wax damages will result in a cleaning fee assessed according to the damage.

H.Each person/organization using the chapel is responsible for decorating and cleanup of the facility. You are also responsible for selection of photographer, florist, music and securing a minister to perform the service.

I.Persons using the chapel should inspect it one day before usage. To inspect 

          the chapel prior to your event, contact the assistant director for Event 

          Services at 601.266.4399. This will avoid a possible conflict with religious 

          organizations that use the chapel on a daily basis.

J.In case of emergency, contact campus security at 601.266.4986. You should also contact campus security if a problem occurs with electricity, heating/cooling, etc.