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Event and Conference Planning

Event and Conference Planning

Welcome to Doane University!

The 300-acre campus of Doane University in Crete offers your group up-to-date facilities set within a beautifully landscaped environment. Whether you want to serve 10 or 325, Doane University can provide the right kind of space, delicious meals, recreational facilities and the technology you need. From business meetings or receptions to extended overnight conferences, Doane Event Services staff will work with you to coordinate all the details to make your event a success. 

Event Request Forms:

Student-run Event

Faculty/Staff Internal Event

External Event

Please submit your event request form:

At least 48 hours prior to event start time, if you are reserving a room only or an event that requires limited resources.  Please note that space and resource reservations are approved Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  For events scheduled Saturday through Monday, please make your reservations at least four days prior to ensure approval before the event starts.
If you are planning a major event that requires multiple rooms, special set up, audio visual equipment and/or other resources, please contact the Event Services Office at least 60 days prior to your event start date.
To cancel an event, please contact the Event Services office at (402) 826-8226 or email

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Event Services Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Located in the Martin Building.
(402) 826-8226