Conferences, Camps & Events

Our campus offers a unique guest experience because of its distinct location in downtown Raleigh. 

We’re just steps away from restaurants, bars, historical sites, parks, and much more.

Classrooms, meeting spaces, athletic facilities and the dining hall are available year-round. Conferences reside in campus residence halls during our summer months, mid-May through late July.

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Residential Conferences

Accommodations at William Peace University include Main Building’s historic ambiance and a view which overlooks the front campus green to downtown Raleigh, other residence halls which offer suite-style room arrangements, and our newest apartment-style accommodations in Bingham Hall.  Bed and bath linen service is also available.

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Experience our campus in stunning 360-degree virtual reality (for optimal experience, wear VR headset; YouTube app required on mobile and tablet)

Summer Camps

William Peace University hosts four-day academic summer camps designed for the high school student (9th-12th grades). Camps feature immersive learning experiences taught by WPU faculty members. Upon completion, students earn one (1) college credit from William Peace University.

Choose From One of Four Immersive Camps
  • Research in Stream Ecology (Biology)
  • Rock the Audition (Musical Theatre)
  • Game Design and Development with Unity (Simulation & Game Design)
  • Design for a Better World (Communication)

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Benefits of Hosting at WPU

  • Affordability
  • Convenient location to downtown Raleigh
  • Beautiful, well-landscaped grounds
  • Exclusive housing for your guests only (one group per residence hall; not shared with other groups)
  • Amply-sized, clean and comfortable bedrooms and restrooms
  • Quiet indoor and outdoor spaces for evening gathering
  • A compact campus which provides quick and easy access between accommodations, meeting spaces and dining

Weddings

You only get one chance at your wedding day. Make it special by booking WPU. Our historic charm, mixed with a modern downtown setting, is perfect for you and your guests.

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“The climate and attitude of the campus staff and employees is wonderful! They are helpful, well informed and made our entire group feel so comfortable and welcome. Kudos to everyone!”

Miss North Carolina Pageant
Continuing Client 

Dining Services

Excellent food, facilities, and service. William Peace University is committed to providing exceptional customer dining experiences for its clients.

We offer catering options, as well as meal plans, to guests. Creating dining experiences centered on fresh ingredients, healthy options and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility is the focal point for the Sodexo team.

Learn About Dining Services at WPU

Immerse yourself in this 360-degree virtual reality experience of Belk Deining Hall (for optimal experience, wear VR headset; YouTube app required on mobile and tablet)

Clients & Partners

  • Raleigh Jaycees
  • Raleigh Women’s Forum
  • Adult Education Financial Services
  • A Positive Aptitude
  • Bare Theatre
  • Honest Pint Theatre
  • Raleigh’s Village Idiots

Residential & Non-Residential Summer Conferences

  • The Renaissance Education Group, Inc
  • Kairos Prison Ministry
  • Esperanto
  • Capital & Orange County Quilters Guild
  • Miss North Carolina Pageant
  • North Carolina Community College System- Student Leadership Development Program
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