The Mendel Center for Arts and Technology features a 1,517-seat performing arts auditorium presenting a season of Mainstage entertainment, the 247-seat Hanson Theatre, the Louis and Frederick Upton Telecommunications Center, Executive Training Center, and additional space for meetings, seminars, workshops, tradeshows, and other events.
Special facilities within the complex include lecture halls and banquet seating for 1,200 guests. Catering for all events is provided by Conference and Event Services located on the Napier Avenue Campus. To reserve a facility, contact Conference and Event Services at (269) 927-8604.
For ticket information on Mainstage and student performance events, contact the Mendel Mainstage Box Office at (269) 927-1221.
Student, visitor, and patron parking is available on the north and south side of the Mendel Center. Parking in the north lot is most convenient for those attending events and classes in the Upton Hall, and Dance Drama Room. Those attending events in the Mainstage Theatre, Hanson Theatre, Band Room, North and South Training Rooms and Executive Board Room should use the south parking lot. Handicap parking is available in both parking lots. Parking lots are accessible from the Napier Avenue and Yore Avenue entrances. Special parking permits or stickers are not required.
Beverage vending is available near the two-way classroom (F-152).