Office of University Events

Summer Conferences

Located in the heart of Indianapolis, Indiana, Butler University provides a welcoming and flexible urban setting for conferences and camps with summertime accommodations on our campus. We offer a variety of spaces for programs and events, including large multi-purpose spaces, conference rooms, lecture halls, and fully mediated classrooms. The Office of University Events team will work with you to plan, customize, and deliver affordable, successful summer conferences and camps.

Butler University offers residence hall housing and meeting space to both on- and off-campus groups for summer conferences and camps from Memorial Day Weekend through the last full weekend in July.

For Summer Conference questions or to reserve Summer Conference accommodations please call 317-940-9352.

For additional information and pictures, please view our Facility Rental Brochure.

Summer Conference Housing Accommodations

Residential College - $60/night/room

Residential College (ResCo) is an air-conditioned suite-style hall consisting of approximately 470 residence hall beds in single or double rooms. Double suites contain two bedrooms, each with two twin beds, and a shared bathroom; single suites contain two bedrooms, each with one twin bed, and a shared bathroom.

Schwitzer Hall - $30/night/room

Schwitzer Hall is a non-air-conditioned hall consisting of approximately 450 residence hall beds in a standard dormitory style set-up with a shared bathroom per wing. 

Linen Rental

Linens are available and should be pre-arranged with the Office of University Events at the time of booking. Linen rental is a one-time additional charge of $15.00 per bundle. Each guest will receive two (2) twin flat sheets, one (1) pillowcase, one (1) mattress pad, one (1) bath towel, one (1) hand towel, one (1) wash cloth, one (1) pillow and one (1) thermal blanket. Linens will be provided in bundles and are not available ala carte.


  • Laundry facilities
  • Lounge space
  • Front desk operations (7 am - 10 pm)
  • Computer access

*Catering and dining hall information can be found here


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Office of University Events

Jordan Hall, Room 18
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone: (317) 940-9352
Toll Free: (800) 368-6852, ext. 9352
Fax: (317) 940-8078