Seeking a perfect spot for your next meeting or event? Look no further.
Ripon College is home to an array of inviting meeting facilities with advanced technologies and offers a range of amenities, including but not limited to full-service catering, free parking and housing options to make your guests feel right at home.
The College has experience hosting events of all sizes. For nearly 75 years, Ripon has been the host site of Badger Boys State, a unique week-long public affairs program in June sponsored by the Wisconsin American Legion. More than 800 high-achieving male high school students from across Wisconsin attend. Each year at the end of July, the College welcomes international visitors to the annual EAA Airventure Oshkosh air show, located just 19 miles up Highway 44. Visitors can stay in the residence halls on the Ripon College campus and enjoy a complimentary full breakfast each morning. Our elegant dining spaces offer a variety of options for wedding receptions, no matter the season. Great Hall will accommodate 100-300 people; the main dining room of S.N. Pickard Commons, 300-600 people; and Dahm Heritage Room, 20-100 people. Food and beverage service is provided by Sodexo Inc. exclusively. The wedding cake may be brought in from outside or provided by Sodexo.
Nestled in the heart of the Green Lake region of Wisconsin – a premier year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts – Ripon College’s serene 250 tree-lined acre campus is a perfect destination for your next event, centrally located within one to one-and-a-half hours drive of each of the state’s three largest cities: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay. The nearest airport is located just 45 minutes away in Appleton, Wisconsin, with daily direct flights to/from Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Orlando and Phoenix.