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Nichols College

119 Center Road
PO Box 5000
Dudley, Massachusetts 01571 USA

Nichols College

119 Center Road
PO Box 5000

Dudley, Massachusetts 01571

500Largest Group
840Overnight Guests
  • Beautifully LandscapedBeautifully Landscaped
  • Daniels AuditoriumDaniels Auditorium
  • Multipurpose Athletic FacilityMultipurpose Athletic Facility
  • Athletic & Recreation CenterAthletic & Recreation Center
  • NCAA RegulationNCAA Regulation
  • Deluxe Tennis CourtsDeluxe Tennis Courts
  • Turf field with lighting for evening playTurf field with lighting for evening play
  • Davis Hall AuditoriumDavis Hall Auditorium
  • Computer LabComputer Lab
  • Tiered ClassroomTiered Classroom
  • Smart Room TechnologySmart Room Technology
  • Academy Hall ClassroomAcademy Hall Classroom
  • CateringCatering
  • Outdoor VenuesOutdoor Venues
  • Banquet HallBanquet Hall
  • ReceptionsReceptions
  • Apartment Style HousingApartment Style Housing
  • Elegant DiningElegant Dining
  • Additional Dining SpaceAdditional Dining Space
  • Fels Student CenterFels Student Center

  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Catering
  • Accommodations
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
Nichols College is located in a New England village in south-central Massachusetts on 200 acres, in the town of Dudley. The campus boasts a variety of conference meeting space in addition to exceptional residence halls, recreation, and athletic facilities.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Worcester, MA - 18 Boston - 50 Providence, RI - 50
All conference facilities and Residence facilities are available from mid-May through mid-August upon availability.
Room Type(s):
Bath Type(s):
Largest Group:
Largest Classroom Style:
Seating for 144
Largest Theatre Style:
Seating for 320
Number of Overnight Guests:
All classrooms have a Windows 7 PC lectern, which includes VHS/DVD, overhead LCD projector, built in sound system, high speed internet, & white boards or chalk boards.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Onsite A/V Staff:
Food & Beverage:
All food & beverage at Nichols College is provided through Sodexo Campus Catering. Sodexo offers a variety of menu items to meet any groups specific dietary needs, and are coordinated through the Conference & Event Manager's office.
Complete Meeting Package:
Special Rates and Packages:
Summer Conference rates include residence hall accomodations, 3 full meals per day, athletic facilities, meeting space, and staff event support. Rates starting as low as $62.00 per night.
Rental Policies:
All Nichols College buildings are Non-Smoking.

Find us on Unique Venues

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Daniels Auditorium The Daniels Auditorium, is an elegant setting for theater, banquets, or general conference meetings

R. Eaton Foyer The R. Eaton Foyer located in the Auditorium building provides for a small gathering place, perfect for cocktails or showers. This palor style room is an elegant setting for any event

Recreation & Athletic Center This open gym space can be converted to a spacious banquet facility, or open floor plan for a trade show.

Athletic Center Conference Room A perfect venue for showers, and small gatherings. The room has furniture that can be quickly configured to almost any desired set-up.


  • Superb Catering Services
    Nichols College Sodexo Catering
    Sodexo provides catering services at Nichols College. The catering staff will work with your group to make any event memorable. From simple to elegant, our catering manager will ensure that you can rest easy and enjoy your event.
    >>> menu (PDF)


Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Shamie Hall 126 334 Residence Halls Private yes
Remillard Hall 36 214 Residence Halls Shared yes
Olsen Hall 31 65 Residence Halls Communal yes
Copper Beech Apartments I & II 23 124 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Budleigh Hall 46 86 Residence Halls Communal no


  • Lombard Dining Hall
    The Lombard Dining Hall is the campus main dining venue. The Lombard Dining Hall features a large flat screen television, in addition to a variety of different seating configurations.
  • Ingraham Room
    Seating Capacity: 125
    The Ingraham Room adjacent to the Lombard Dining Hall provides an intimate setting for any occasion, from fun to formal this facility can meet most expectations.
    >>> menu (PDF)
  • Daniels Auditorium
    Seating Capacity: 225
    The Daniels Auditorium is a versatile facility that allows for an elegant setting for any banquet. The room can be set in many different configurations to meet your specific needs.
    >>> menu (PDF)
  • R. Eaton Foyer
    Seating Capacity: 50
    The R. Eaton Foyer located in the Auditorium is a small venue, perfect for cocktails and small gatherings. This formal parlor style setting can be set many different ways to meet your groups specific taste.
    >>> menu (PDF)


Conference & Event Support The Department of Facilities Management will provide assistance for events, from set-up to break-down. Facilities Management will help coordinate and execute all the conference logistics.

Audio/Visual Support Our trained AV staff can ensure that your event's audio/visual requirements are met.

Grounds Maintenance Planning a sport clinic or camp, then let our Grounds Maintenance Division take care of everything for you. The Grounds Division will mow, set-up, and line our fields to your unique requirements.

Copy, Fax, Collate In need of a copy or have to send out a fax? No problem, Nichols College can assist you with basic clerical office needs.

Event Support Our Event Support staff will set-up and breakdown function space to meet your specific requirments.


Audio/Visual Lectern Every classroom is standard with an Audio/Visual Lectern. Each lectern has a PC, DVD/VHS player, and a VGA cable Input, all is connected to an overhead LCD projector which can be easily controlled with the touch of one button.

Portable PA System Nichols College has multiple portable PA systems, whether you simply need a microphone, or want to DJ a dance, our AV support can meet most requirements.

Overhead Projector If your conference finds the need to use overhead transparencies, then we can provide a portable overhead projector to meet your need.

Wireless Internet Most of Nichols College facilities have wireless internet so that you can enjoy high speed connections from almost anywhere.

Computer Labs Nichols College has two separate computer labs perfect for training and instruction.

Laptop In need of a laptop for your event, then Nichols College has you covered. Coordinated through our Conference & Event Manager, the College can provide a laptop if needed.

Area Attractions

Old Sturbridge Village "Old Sturbridge Village celebrates early New England life from 1790-1840. One of the country’s largest living history museums, OSV has historians in costume, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm animals, and enjoy hands-on crafts. Open year-round, but hours change seasonally"

Webster/Dudley Golf Club Located within seconds of campus, Webster/Dudley Golf Club is a nine hole par 36.

Raceway Golf Club Located in nearby Thompson CT, Raceway Golf Club is an 18 hole par 72 golf course.