Harkness Chapel Rates and Fees

View the responsible party disclaimer and policies in the Harkness Chapel Rules for Use

Below are our facility rates and fees. Pricing is subject to change based on approval from the music office. Costs will be finalized during the reservation process. Payments from CWRU departments/units can be charged to a Speedtype. External individuals or groups can make payments via PayPal after receiving an invoice from the music office.

To plan your event, please submit the Reservation Request

Standard Facility Use Rates

Special Events Fee
Special Event Submit the Reservation Request for a quote
Wedding $1,000
External Events Fee
Parties with no affiliation to CWRU or CIM (requires a plan for review and approval by the Department of Music) $400
Sponsored Events Fee

External organization or event sponsored by CWRU or CIM (non-academic functions)

CIM student or faculty recording session or recital

Student Organizations Fee

CWRU-recognized student organizations or Greek chapters

Academic Activities Fee

CWRU Department of Music students, faculty, or ensembles (includes Joint Music Program faculty): concerts, events, recitals, meetings, or recording sessions (for academic purposes)

CWRU Department of Music Historical Performance Practice degree recitals

Services and Equipment Fee
AV Technician: microphones, audio playback, audio recording $85/hour
AV Technician: video recording, livestream (includes audio above) $100/hour
Tuning: piano or harpsichord (required for May-August events) $150/tuning
Student Operations Staff $20/hour (per student)
Event Security (required for events with more than 50 participants/guests) $50/hour (per officer)
Custodial  $60/hour 
Additional Services (charges may apply)

University Movers: table/chair rental, event set-up

MediaVision: projectors, screens, accessories, technical support

Parking: restricted to after-business hours and is available in university-owned lots

Catering: any event that includes catering requires special consideration (university-preferred caterer required)

Signage: external or digital signage provided by the music office

Submit the Reservation Request for a quote
All fees are subject to change.