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So many details are part of a wedding! This section of the website gives you information on getting a marriage license and directs you to organists, other musicians, and nearby reception sites.

Photo Gallery

The Photo Gallery offers lovely and informative images to assist you in planning your special day.

Whether you are planning a large celebration or intimate affair, consider choosing the University of Maryland 

Memorial Chapel for the location of your wedding!

Anyone is welcome to reserve space in Memorial Chapel regardless of their affiliation to the University.

WHY Come?​: The Memorial Chapel is a multi-faceted campus facility, and is an ideal location for concerts, lectures, meetings, convocations, commencements and everything in between.

This is the perfect opportunity to see or revisit any of our spaces:

  • Main Chapel
  • Garden Chapel
  • Lounge
  • Conference Room
  • Bridal Suite
  • Garden & Labyrinth

WHO Will Be Here: A member of our staff, will be here to give you a tour, show you where guests will park, and answer any questions relating to set-up/arrival/departure and decor.

​HOW To RSVP​: This event is absolutely free but we ask that if you plan on attending, you give us a call at 301-314-9866 or email (

Please do not hesitate to email back or call the office, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5pm, with any questions. Have a wonderful day!


If you plan to have the historic Moeller pipe organ played for your Main Chapel Wedding, we recommend that you contract with one of the Memorial Chapel's approved organists. The fees range between $100 and $250. See the Organists tab for more info.

Marriage Licenses

According to state law, marriage licenses must be obtained in the county where your wedding ceremony is performed.

The Memorial Chapel is located in Prince George's County. This link will provide you with more information:

Reception Sites

The Memorial Chapel has limited space for receptions; however there are several locations on or near the University of Maryland campus that are popular reception venues. Feel free to contact these venues directly for more information.