Weddings at Maucker Union

Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom is the place for your special event at the University of Northern Iowa. The Ballroom has a contemporary feel that is best described as a clean canvas with the ability to incorporate high-tech touches. Modern wood-grained flooring and neutral wall colors make this location able to coordinate with any style of décor. The ballroom can accommodate a seating capacity of up to 425 guests for a plated banquet.


Catering for all Maucker Union events is provided by UNI Catering. Cake for weddings may be brought in from outside vendors. Cake cutting can be provided as part of your catering services.

Ballroom Features

  • Seating for 100-425 guests
  • 60" round tables that seat 8 guests
  • New banquet chairs (Fall 2014)
  • Drop down projectors/screens for video
  • Staging for wedding party seating
  • Built-in dance floor


Make your special event even more memorable with decor that the Old Central Ballroom can provide.  
Items available for rental include:

Head Table Backdrop

Headtable Backdrop

A backdrop can help make the headtable stand out.  Available in either white or black. The white backdrop can be backlit with lighting (LED lighting and incandescent lighting can be included)

LED Uplighting

LED Uplighting 

Can be programmed to match your wedding colors.  These lights can be place around the room by the columns on the walls and behind the headtable backdrop.  They really make the room come alive once the room lighting are darkened and you are ready to begin the dance.

Ceiling Draping

Ceiling Draping 

Over 60 feet in width and spans the entire dance floor, our signature piece will make your reception stand out.