Ann Murphy

Facility Rentals, Conferences & Events Manager
Events and Rentals
(508) 849-3291


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Take Advantage of Our Beautiful Venues

Anna Maria College is located on a scenic campus in Paxton, MA at the center of New England. The campus is minutes from Worcester, MA and an hour from the cities of Providence, Boston, and Hartford. Anna Maria has state-of-the-art classrooms, an auditorium that seats 350, conference rooms, computer labs and multiple overnight accommodation options that make the venue perfect for your conference, meeting, retreat, or social event.

While you stay, take advantage of our serene campus for outside meetings and activities. We offer miles of hiking trails, a pond, picnic tables, softball field, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, and a state-of-the-art turf field and several relaxing areas where you can nestle under shaded trees or bask in the sunshine. Take advantage of all that the Worcester, Massachusetts area has to offer with our beautiful meeting and event venues.




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Anna Maria realizes that those planning an event at the venue may need individualized attention and has on-sight event coordinators that can assist with program coordination and site management before, during and after an event. The venue also offers overnight accommodations such as traditional residential halls with communal amenities to suites with double and single bedrooms.

Anna Maria offers the following:

  • Approximate location to Worcester (8 miles), Boston (50 miles) and Providence (60 miles)
  • In-house full dining and catering services customized to suit your needs
  • 29 individual meeting and event spaces including a 350 seat theatre
  • Free WiFi for your event
  • On-site A/V equipment including video conferencing capabilities
  • On-site technical support
  • Overnight accommodations 

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Max Capacity: 650 Overnight Guests 

St. Anne’s Hall
A state-of-the-art, suite-style setting. The 63,000 square-foot hall is comprised of three floors with two residential halls per wing. Common areas are located in the central core and include lounges, laundry rooms, study rooms, with a computer lab on the second and third floor with 4 computers and printers in each lab. A kitchen, a workroom, lobbies, a central staircase, and an elevator. St. Anne Hall has 35 suites with 63 double rooms and 69 single rooms.

South Hall
Air conditioned residence hall with mostly double rooms with community bathrooms. There is a large main lounge, equipped with computers and a projector is available upon request. A kitchenette and plenty of room for group study or group activities. Accommodates 96.

Coughlin Hall
Contains both double and single rooms with air condition individually controlled by each room with community bathrooms. Accommodates 44.

Alumni Hall
Contains both double and single rooms on two floors, with community bathrooms. There are two computers, lobby and kitchen available. Accommodates 32.

Madonna Hall
A multilevel building with four wings; there are double rooms, triple rooms with a lofted bed, quad rooms, with community bathrooms and suites, which have two rooms with a full bath. There are two computer labs, one with 8 computers and printers and the other with 10 computers. There are lobbies and kitchens available throughout the Residence hall. Accommodates up to 300.

Amenities and Unique Experiences

24-Hour Check-In
ADA Accessible
Custom Lighting
Sport Facilities
A/V Tech Staff
Projector Screen
Food & Beverage on site
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Fitness Center
LCD Projectors
Sound System

Event Spaces

Max Capacities: 750 Overall, 80 Seat Classroom Style

Foundress Hall

Foundress Hall:   This venue has conference rooms, classrooms a 350 seat auditorium and a chapel.

Zecco Auditorium:   The auditorium features technology in acoustics, sound and lighting. The center seats 350 people and contains backstage green/dressing room, cable television capabilities, a projection screen adjacent meeting rooms an upright piano and removable stage. This venue is ideal for presentations, conferences, dance recitals, and theatre productions.

Nolder Room:   Located at the back of the Zecco auditorium this room can be opened and become part of the auditorium or enclosed as its own conference room. Optional technology includes projection and conferencing technology. Seats 15 around the table or 35 additional seats added to the Auditorium capacity.

Helfenbein Room:   Located at the back of the Zecco auditorium this room can be opened and become part of the auditorium seating an additional 20 or enclosed as it’s on conference room seating 8-12. This room has wireless internet access and conferencing capabilities. This room can be utilized as a small attractive comfortable meeting room.

Jacques Boardroom:   This room can be set up boardroom style fitting 24 chairs around the table or auditorium style seating 75-100. This room also may serve as a room to hold a classic style reception. The room is equipped with a computer and projection screen and has conference call capabilities.

Foundress Room:   This room can be set up auditorium style to fit 50 or tables and chairs for 24. The room is equipped with a multimedia cart including a 55” LED screen, computer and video conferencing capabilities.

Madore Chapel:   A beautiful chapel surrounded by stain glass windows seating 167.

Five classrooms:   Classrooms with state of the art technology with a variety of set ups (tables/chairs, seminar style as well as classic classroom set up. The classrooms include SMART Boards, instructor stations and wireless internet. Classrooms can be opened up to make larger spaces.

Lecture Hall:   This room features three 55” LED screens, an instructors station and seats  60 with wireless internet.

Information Commons:   This venue is an attractive spacious open concept meeting space with a fireplace featuring thirty computer terminals computers. This area is surrounded with small conference rooms, media and computer labs and a seminar room.

Seminar Room:   This room features 24 chairs and 10 rolling tables with state of the art technology including two 55” LED screens, instructor stations and wireless internet.

Graphic Design Lab:   A Mac lab featuring fifteen 27” Mac computers with the latest complete Adobe Creative Cloud software.

MIDI Lab:   This MIDI Lab has eleven computer stations.

Computer Training Lab:   This lab features 25 computers,  Arc GIS, MS Office, printing and full internet capabilities. A 55” LED Screen with instructor station.

(2) Media Conference Rooms:   These Media rooms feature 55” LED screens, computer and conference call capabilities as well as white boards. Seats 6-10.

Trinity Hall

Trinity Hall:   This venue features classrooms conference rooms and a Computer Lab.

East Conference Room:   This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats 6.

West Conference Room:   This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats  10.

East N Conference Room:   This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats  8.

Computer Lab:   This lab features 21 computers with wireless internet and printing capabilities.

Six Classrooms:   Featuring Promethean Touchscreen Boards and LED Screens with instructor stations and wireless internet.  Seats 6-22.

Saint Joseph’s Hall

St. Joseph’s Hall:   This venue has  multiple classrooms and science, forensic labs with state of the of the art technology.

Five Classrooms:   Classrooms can be used as break out rooms includes state of the art technology with projection capabilities and instructor stations with a variety of set ups tables/chairs, as well as classic classroom set up. Classrooms seat 20-30.

Miriam Hall

Miriam Hall:   This venue houses the Payer Concert Hall with a full grand and an upright piano seating 80. Also in Miriam Hall there are seven music practice rooms with pianos, one with a drum set and an ear training room. Two classrooms, seating 10-18, one featuring an upright piano and touch screen technology and the second with two impressive baby grand pianos.

The Art Center

The Art Center:   This venue adjoins Miriam Hall and contains an art gallery, two studios and a classroom seating 15-30 with an Epson Bright Link projector.

The Fuller Activities Center

The Fuller Activities Center:   This venue features the  gymnasium in the activities center  which has wireless internet capabilities, and seats 550 in the bleachers 720 with tables and chairs or 1260 standing room only. The Fuller Fitness Center houses a fully equipped fitness facility for aerobics and weight training.  Our exercise equipment includes treadmills, exercycles, lifted elliptical and stair climbers, along with free weights and a multiple universal machines, as well as three squat/bench stations, a complete universal machine as well as several hoist machines. There is also an all-purpose room with a television and DVD player which can be used for exercise or dance classes. Located outside of the Fuller Activities Center is a sand volleyball court.

Food and Beverage

Must Use In-house Catering
Cultural Catering
Venue Hosted Alcohol

Full service dining and catering provided with an understanding that each customer has unique requirements; therefore, AMC offers a wide range of catering/dining services that can be customized to suit your special needs.

Dining Options

The Dining Hall   The main Dining Hall is located in the upper section of the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center and seats between 275-325 banquet sytle.  The dining hall is equipped with televisons, a sound system and wireless internet which can be used for slide shows, and presentations for lunch or dinner meetings and group programs and conferences as well as receptions and dances during the summer months.

The Hub   The Hub is located in the lower level of the Bishop Flanagan Campus Center and provides a more relaxed casual dining experience.  There is a pub, game room, lounge featuring televisions, pool tables, ping pong and a fooseball machine.  This is a great location for free activity, social gatherings or to host an open mic night or a coffee house. Seating is between 65-125.


Nearby Airport
Worcester Regional – 8 minutes

Nearby Cities
Worcester – 8 miles | Boston – 50 miles | Providence – 60

Transportation & Parking



Public Safety
All Public Safety Officers are employed by the Paxton Police Department and are committed to maintaining a safe environment.  All of our guests shall feel safe knowing that our campus is patrolled 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Equipment Available On-Site

Custom Lighting
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors

Anna Maria College near Worcester, MA offers full media/Audio/visual capabilities in all classrooms, auditorium and meetings rooms, Wireless Wi-Fi, and three computer labs.

Anna Maria College’s facilities are equipped with the latest technology. Our classrooms and meeting rooms contain a variety of SMART Boards, LED screens, projectors, screens and instructor stations. Several rooms have conference calling capabilities and the entire campus has complimentary Wireless Internet. We have computer labs of various sizes available. Our Information Technology department will be happy to assist you with all of your technical and media needs.