Eligibility and Fees

Affiliated Rate Fees

The following guests are eligible for the “affiliated rate” fee:

  • Syracuse University Student or Alum (bride or groom)
  • SUNY ESF and SUNY Upstate Medical University Student or Alum (bride or groom)
  • Syracuse University Trustees and Employees
  • Children of  Syracuse University Trustees and Employees

The fee includes Chapel rental, 1-hour rehearsal time, and 3-hour allotted wedding time.  Please note: chaplain/officiant fees are not included:

  • Main Chapel Rental (with resident Chaplain presiding): $1,200
  • Small Chapel Rental (with resident Chaplain presiding): $500

Standard Rate Fees

Hendricks Chapel also welcomes guests not affiliated with Syracuse University for their wedding ceremony.

The fee includes Chapel rental, 1-hour rehearsal time, 3-hour allotted wedding time.  Please note: chaplain fees are not included:

  • Main Chapel Rental : $2,100.00
  • Small Chapel* Rental with resident Chaplain presiding: $775

*The Small Chapel is located in the lower level of Hendricks Chapel and is a smaller, narrower room that holds 16 comfortably with wooden chairs.  The space includes a small worship center.  Please note, there are no windows in the Small Chapel.

Payment

Checks must be made payable to “Syracuse University.”  Mail to:

Wedding Coordinator
Syracuse University
Hendricks Chapel, Room 003
Syracuse, NY 13244

Full payment and your completed wedding contract are due two months from the date you book your wedding.

Cancellations

Weddings canceled more than six months before the wedding date will receive a full refund.  Weddings canceled between three to six months prior to the wedding date will receive a seventy-five percent 75% refund.  Weddings canceled less than three months will receive  50% refund.  All cancellations must be received in writing.