Weddings

Bride and groom in the chapelCongratulations on your engagement!

The Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers is available to Manhattan College employees and alumni for Catholic weddings from mid-June through mid-August on a first-come, first-serve basis. Your date selection will be reviewed to determine if the facilities are available. Requests for weddings are typically made a year in advance.

Submit Wedding Request Form

Officiant 

Bride and groom outsideYou are responsible for arranging the priest to officiate your wedding, and he must be authorized to officiate within the Archdiocese of New York. Your priest is responsible for coordinating this arrangement with the Archdiocese.  

Step 1: The priest you have arranged to officiate your wedding must reach out to our local parish, St. John's Roman Catholic Church, by emailing our local pastor. Our office will provide you with his contact information. 

Step 2: Once our local pastor replies back with a confirmation, your priest is to forward this email to our office. 

Upon receipt of this email confirmation, our office can verify the availability of the Chapel of De La Salle. If the dates/times requested are open for both the rehearsal and wedding, you will be notified.

Fees

Bride and groom outside on the quadThere is a non-refundable rental fee of $1,000 which covers the use of the Chapel only. There is an additional $200 fee for the sacristan to be paid in cash directly following the ceremony. The Chapel rental fee is due once our office confirms the dates are available for both the wedding and rehearsal. 

Upon receipt of an event invoice from the Office of Conference Services, payment will be required within seven days to reserve the Chapel. Payment can be submitted in the form of mailing a personal check or online via our credit card portal. 

No request should be assumed confirmed without a written confirmation and a paid in full invoice from the Office of Conference Services.

Music

All events taking place in the Chapel of De La Salle with music must be coordinated and approved with our Music Director, including outside musicians bringing in their own equipment. Our office will provide you with his contact information once the date is verified and the rental fee is paid. 

Music Fees

  • Organist (including consultation fee):  $200
  • Cantor/Leader of Song:  $150
  • Additional Instruments (violin, trumpet, flute, etc.):  $150

Campus Enhancements & Renovations

Manhattan College utilizes the summer months and school breaks to schedule renovations, repair, and enhancement projects to our buildings and grounds on campus. When booking your wedding, these schedules for work and projects may not be known. While we cannot anticipate these projects in advance, we do want you to understand the potential exists that some work may impact buildings and grounds aesthetically. Be assured, we will do our best to minimize any inconveniences to you and your guests. We will notify you in advance of any projects, as soon as we learn of them.

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