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Robert C. Byrd Center for History and Education

The Byrd Center offers a number of different meeting and event spaces which are available for reservation. If you would are interested in determining if the Byrd Center offers an appropriate setting for your event, please contact Conference Services.

Rooms available for Rent are:

Robert C. Byrd Auditorium

Meeting Room 165

Meeting Room 164

Multi-Purpose Room

To request hosting at the Robert C. Byrd Center please fill out our Conference Services Request Form.

*Please note that our rooms are only available for reservations Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. During the spring (January – April) and fall (September – December) semesters, our rooms can book up very quickly, so please contact us several weeks in advance of your event to check the availability of our spaces.

Additional Information:

If you would like to have food served during your event, please notify us when you make your reservation. The Byrd Center is not responsible for coordinating catering, but Shepherd University offers a catering service. You may contact Shepherd Catering at (304) 876-5145. 

Parking may be limited on campus during semesters when classes are in session. You can obtain a temporary parking pass from the campus police by contacting (304) 876-5374. 

​Pets are not allowed in the Byrd Center, with the exception of service animals.