**Due to COVID-19, Danforth Chapel is not able to be reserved by student organizations or departments.  The chapel is available for small wedding ceremonies to reserve on the weekend.  See below for capacity and diagram restrictions.**

A charming 1950's non-denominational chapel, adjacent to the Iowa Memorial Union and the beautiful Iowa River. 

  • Watch this video about the history of Danforth Chapel
  • During the academic year, the Chapel is open for quiet reflection Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. During the summer, the Chapel is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. (Closed for quiet reflection due to COVID-19.)
  • Click here for additional information on weddings in Danforth Chapel and at the IMU!

Capacity by setup

  • Social Distancing: 21


  • Electric piano


  • UI Student organization events: $0
  • UI departmental events: $50
  • General public events: $300

Social distancing layout:

Room diagram for social distancing
Make a reservation

Due to social distancing guidelines, the meeting room configuration and capacity cannot be changed.