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How to Reserve
Please contact Diane Miller at the Office of Student Affairs to inquire into reserving Mitchell College facilities.
All reservations require a certificate of liability insurance naming Mitchell College as certificate holder.
Phone: (860) 701-5093
The Clarke Center at Mitchell College is an ideal space for symposiums, lectures, workshops and other large group events. Located within the Center is the Clarke Auditorium, the Robert C. Weller Conference Center, the Milner Dining Hall, a casual cafe, and a private dining space. The Clarke Center is air-conditioned with elevator access to the second floor.
The Yarnall Athletic Center houses the College's Alumni Gym, the College's Fitness Center, and multiple classrooms. Bordering the building are the College's prime athletic fields, outdoor tennis courts, and parking. The Yarnall Athletic Center has elevator access to the second floor.
Mitchell College's classrooms comfortably accommodate 15 - 30 guests. Size of room, furniture and arrangement of the classrooms does vary; however, standard equipment includes an LCD projector, DVD and VHS players, document camera, projector screen, computer as well as seating.
The four computer labs (three PC labs and one Mac lab) can hold up to 24 guests each. Ideal for corporate training and multimedia presentations, the labs offer access to Microsoft Office and the internet. Requests can be submitted to arrange labs for special software.
Located in the historic Mitchell Hall, the Fox Room is ideal for seated meetings of ten to 20 guests, or receptions for up to 60. With its beautiful moldings and impressive fireplace mantle, the Fox Room accommodates small receptions, lectures, presentations and more.
Other Facilities and Amenities
Mitchell College offers on-site catering services through Sodexo Affiliates.
Our private beach offers views of the Thames River all the way to Long Island Sound and Fishers Island, New York. The beach has been the setting for personal enrichment workshops such as Painting on the Beach, Sunset Yoga and Coastal Kayaking, and a living laboratory for science students. It is ideal for spring through fall events, including dynamic professional development training programs. With a grassy lawn leading to sand dunes and the beach itself, there is ample space for tents, grilling, games and celebrations.
Mitchell Green, between the Clarke Center and Mitchell Hall, overlooking the Thames River, has been the site for graduations, antique car shows, fund-raisers, reunions and more. The Green can easily accommodate a 120' x 60' tent.
Nine Residence Halls can house 15-120 guests. Three traditional residence halls and one suite-style residence hall are located near the Yarnall Athletic Center, and four residence houses are located along the Thames River water front.