Ceremonies may be scheduled between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.

Danforth Chapel may be reserved for one hour for christenings and memorial services. For weddings or commitment ceremonies, a period of two hours for the ceremony and one hour for the rehearsal (the day before the ceremony) may be reserved. An additional one hour, and one hour ONLY, may be purchased for an additional fee along with the reservation fee at time of reservation.

All reservations must be made through the Student Involvement and Leadership Center. The completed reservation form and full payment must be submitted to the Student Involvement and Leadership Center before the requested time can be scheduled. We do not reserve time, even tentatively, until payment in full is received.

Reservation forms and payments may be mailed to:

Student Involvement and Leadership Center
1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 400 
Lawrence, KS 66045

You must inquire about a specific date and time prior submitting your reservation form as times listed on the website are subject to change. Please call (785) 864-4861 or e-mail us

All activities to take place in Danforth Chapel must be scheduled through the Student Involvement and Leadership Center, (785) 864-4861. Before an event can be scheduled, a completed reservation form and payment must submitted to the Student Involvement and Leadership Center. Reservation forms are available for download or can be picked up at the Student Involvement and Leadership Center office, Room 400 Kansas Union. Reservations for weddings or commitment ceremonies must be made at least 30 days in advance of the date requested. Reservations for christenings must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of the date requested. For memorial services, please contact the office directly. Reservations are not guaranteed until payment is received. If your payment is made by check and it is returned for insufficient funds your reservation will be cancelled.

Tax deductible donations are also welcome and can be made by sending a check payable to KU Endowment Association with a notation in the check memo indicating the donation is for Danforth Chapel. Checks for donations may be sent to the Student Involvement and Leadership Center or directly to KU Endowment Association. Donations are used for improvements and maintenance to the Chapel.

Student Groups

While there is no charge for registered student groups to reserve Danforth, we do require you to fill-out both a University Events Committee (UEC) Form and a Danforth Reservation Form.

The signature you need for the University Events Form is that of the Danforth Chapel Reservationist for the Student Involvement and Leadership Center. Both the UEC Form and the Danforth Reservation Form must be turned into SILC by Tuesday at noon, at least two weeks prior to your event.

The chapel is only available to registered student organizations Monday-Thursday, from 7:30 am-10:00 pm for one hour per day.  The reservations made by registered student organizations are never guaranteed if a paying party wishes to use it for a wedding/commitment or baptism ceremony.  Those reservations will take precedence over all other activities on week days and weekends. 


If you are looking to reserve Danforth Chapel for a memorial service or christening, you need only fill out the Danforth Reservation Form. Once the form is completed, it can be mailed or dropped off at:

1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 400
Lawrence, KS 66045

Download the Reservation Form (doc)

Download the University Events Committee (UEC) form

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