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Catering Prices

Please contact the Catering Office to request a current price list or schedule a custom consultation.

Food & Beverages

Food and beverage prices quoted are subject to a 25% Service Charge and a 6% Sales Tax. According to West Virginia law, service charges are taxable.

Customer Note: Service Charge is not intended as a gratuity and is not distributed to employees working the function.

Room Rentals

Room rental includes tables, chairs, flatware, and dishware. If a change from the original room setup is requested on the day of the function, a labor charge may be added to the banquet check depending on the labor required for the change. A labor charge of $35.00 will be added to all functions in which the guaranteed attendance is less than 20 guests.

Learn more about specific audiovisual equipment pricing.


One-half (50%) of your estimated food and beverage bill must be paid 60 days prior to the event. Payment in full will be requested the day before the event unless prior credit has been established. An invoice will be provided after event detailing all purchases and payments. A deposit of one-third the estimated total received during consultation is required at the time of signing confirmation.


If the event is canceled, University of Charleston shall be entitled to retain partial deposit as liquidated damages. If the event is canceled before 6 months, all but $100 will be refunded. If canceled between 3–6 months before event, one-half (50%) of the deposit will be refunded. No amount of the deposit is refundable within 3 months of the event.

Tax Exemptions

If your group is tax-exempt, a State Sales Tax-Exempt Certificate is required to be on file at University of Charleston prior to the function. Tax-Exemption will only be honored if payment of the function is made by check or credit card from the appropriate tax-exempt organization. No tax exemption will be honored with a cash transaction or personal check.