WCU at Biltmore Park serves as a convenient location for area business meetings and events. While our academic courses take priority, our high-tech classrooms and meeting facilities are available for rent at a low cost to businesses and associations in the area.
The WCU at Biltmore Park administrative office in BP 102 is responsible for scheduling and coordinating usage of all space at the Biltmore Park location. Our classroom and conference room space is reserved on a varied fee schedule based on size and configuration. Our staff works closely with faculty and visitors to determine their facility and event needs. We are committed to a high level of excellence in customer service.
Events may be scheduled at Biltmore Park during the following times:
Mondays-Thursdays 8 am - 9 pm.
Fridays and Saturdays when open 8 am - 5 pm
To reserve a room, please contact Suzan Melvin at the Biltmore Park office: 828-654-6531, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use the following information to determine which room you would like to select,
if available. Academic classes have scheduling priority.
|Room||Specialty||Seating Capacity||1-4 hours||5-8 hours|
|BP 330||Conference Room||10||$50||$100|
|BP 342||Classroom; Power & Ethernet access||40||$50||$100|
|BP 343||Classroom; Teleconfernce||24||$50||$100|
|BP 344||Conference Room; Teleconference||14||$100||$200|
|BP 345||Classroom; Teleconfernce||32||$50||$100|
Additional charge - $20 per hour for additional room needed for refreshments or special
*Non-profits (with 501c3) and government agencies will receive a 50% discount for "no charge" events, only.
All classrooms are equipped with:
Podium with computer
Laptop hook-up for PC (MAC laptops require adapters)
All classrooms have movable tables and chairs (exception - Room 342). Biltmore Park does not have room set-up or re-set service available. You are welcome to rearrange the classroom tables and chairs, but all furniture MUST be returned to its original configuration before leaving the facility. No scotch tape, staples, masking tape, thumbtacks or push pins are to be attached to the walls, desks, cabinets or doors. It is preferred that you use charts on easels or large self-adhesive Post-It charts on the whiteboards.
Confirmation of space and an invoice will be sent to you by email. Community groups will receive the Western Carolina University Space-Use Agreement that will need to be completed, signed and returned with payment. Payment is due prior to the event.
Due to insurance and liability restrictions, all children under the age of 18 must be in direct supervision by an adult at all times while on the WCU Biltmore Park premises.
In the event of inclement weather, please call 828-654-6498 or visit weather.wcu.edu for information about closings or delays. No events may be held on campus if the WCU Biltmore Park location is closed due to inclement weather. Please contact the office to reschedule.
To make meetings and events safe and enjoyable for all participants, the University expects all participants to abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws, as well as all University policies. Please see WCU policies.