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Northwest Missouri State University


The Station Conference Center

General Information | Configurations | Pricing | Policies | Reservations | Calendar

General Information

Inside of Station

The Station Conference Center has recently been renovated and contains three meeting rooms and one multipurpose room, which can be used as a dining room or a meeting room. Two meeting rooms and the multipurpose room may be "opened" up to make one large room. One room or all may be reserved to accommodate your event.

While classes are in session the Station is open 24 hours and may accommodate late night and early morning activities.

The Station is home to the 24 hour C-3 store for convenience shopping and DVD-to-Rent.

The Station Center and East Rooms are currently unavailable from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday for classes.

Pictures and Diagrams

Center Meeting Room

Station Center Meeting Room

West Meeting Room

Station West Meeting Room

East Meeting Room

East Meeting Room

Executive Meeting Room

Station Executive Suite

Reservation Rates

Room Hourly Rate
(up to three hours)
Full Day Rate
East Room $25 $75
West Room $25 $75
Center Room $25 $75
All Three Rooms $100 $400
Executive Room $25 $75

Fees (for Student Union and Station)

Reason Fee
Late Reservation $25
Late Cancellation $25
Room Reset $25
Excessive Cleaning or Damage Cost of cleaning or replacement

Exception to Rental Prices

Association or Group Adjusted Rate
University Organization No charge
University Organization After Hours Half price
Groups from Community (Nodaway County) Half price
Personal Use (with University Affiliation) Half price
Community Service No charge

General University Policies

Applicable to all university facilities:

  • Shirts and shoes are required.
  • No skateboards, bikes, inline skates, or pets.
  • Classes have priority in academic buildings.
  • Classroom use may be scheduled after the class schedule has been finalized on the first day of the trimester.
  • Classrooms can be scheduled for exams, meetings, classes, etc.
  • No tobacco or alcohol products are allowed in any university facility.
  • Due to the university's policy, health licensing restrictions, and exclusive contract with the university food service contractor, all foods/beverages utilized in university facilities must be arranged through Northwest Catering at 660.562.1275.
  • Due to fire regulations, use of open candles are not allowed in any campus facility; however, enclosed candles for catered events may be used.
  • All events are subject to a security audit prior to final confirmation. Any and all large events that are requesting a large venue space will be shared with University Police for an audit to best determine how to serve the event and protect the entire Northwest community. As a result of this audit University Police/Security may be required at the event. If security is required a fee may be assessed. It may be determined that the event will not be approved. Not all events are appropriate for a campus community and those requiring personnel must work within the scheduling limits of that staff and other campus needs. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Auxiliary Services Office or University Police at any time.

Additional Station Policies

Scheduling and Usage Policies and Procedures View PDF Updated Dec. 3, 2009
Candle Request Form View PDF
Catering Exemption Form View PDF
Sound System Request Form View PDF Updated Aug. 11, 2008

Hours of Operation

Trimester Days Time
Fall and Spring Monday - Sunday 24 hours a day
Summer Hours* Monday - Friday
Saturday and Sunday
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
noon - 11 p.m.

The Station closes at 5 p.m. when the Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving, Semester, and Spring Breaks. The Station will reopen at noon the day the Residence Halls reopen.

Room Request and Information

Both on AND off campus users can now use Astra Schedule!

 

For Both On and Off Campus Users

  1. Check the availability of your room(s) by viewing the calendar.
  2. Request a room using Astra Schedule.*

Requests are taken on a first come first serve basis when rooms, equipment, and furnishings are available. Every effort to accommodate requests will be made. This may mean moving requested events to different rooms or substituting/adjusting furnishings needs to accommodate the event.

Although it is recommended that all requests be done using Astra Schedule, events may also be requested using the Station Room Request Form View PDF. E-mail or fax (660.562.1093) completed Station Room Request Forms View PDF to the Station Complex Director at mmiller@nwmissouri.edu. Request Forms may be mailed to:  The Station, 900 College Ave, Maryville MO, 64468.

All requests made using Astra Schedule online will be given first priority over those requested using the Station Room Request Form.

* For events occurring in the Station requiring special set-ups, please contact the Station Complex Director one week prior to the event. Contact the Station Complex Director with any questions regarding an event in the Station.