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Purser Center

Weddings & Social Events

The Perfect Venue for Your Special Day

Located on Logan University’s beautiful 112-acre campus, Purser Center offers a scenic backdrop for celebrations of all kinds. Our professional event planner will work with you to ensure that every detail is covered. When everything has to be perfect, we’ll make it happen.

We look forward to the opportunity to make your one-of-a-kind event a one-of-a-kind success. To schedule a tour or to request additional information, please email PurserCenter@logan.edu or call 636-230-1881.

Lobby of the Purser Center.

Space & Amenities

Featuring glass walls and terrazzo marble flooring, the William D. Purser, DC Center provides a unique venue with a contemporary 10,000 square foot lobby seating up to 400 guests. The 112-acre campus also allows for enjoyment of the outdoors and gorgeous pictures outside The Purser Center or by the fountain.

Rental of Purser Center includes the following amenities:

  • Use of the Purser Center lobby for eight hours (two hours pre-event, five hours for the event and one hour post-event)
  • Access to concessions and coat check
  • Access to queuing room (dressing room)
  • Access to loading dock
  • Access to catering room
  • Building Manager support
  • Janitorial staff
  • Wireless microphone
  • iPod hook up and overhead music
Close up of wedding chair covers.

The following items are not included in your rental:

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Food and beverage
  • Security Guard—A uniformed security guard is required for all events serving alcoholic beverages. The cost for five hours is $150.
  • Liability insurance—A liability and property damage insurance policy is required and typically costs approximately $150. These arrangements can be made through The Purser Center or independently.
Detail image of catered food.


The caterer will coordinate all of your rentals—tables, chairs, linens, silverware, glassware, china, etc.—and also coordinate timing, set up, menu and bar. You may use your own vendors for DJ services, bands, cakes, florists, chair covers, etc., but all vendors must be approved by The Purser Center management.

We recommend these preferred local caters:

  • Callier’s Catering
  • Orlando’s
  • Butler’s Pantry
  • Spiro’s Catering
  • Hollyberry Catering