Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

The campus at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center is composed of two buildings, constructed in 1994 and 2003. Over 40 rooms are available, including: 25 meeting rooms, 4 Computer Labs, 8 ITV Rooms, 2 Lecture Halls, a Multi-Purpose Room and a Center Hall that seats 500 people and can be divided into 3 sections. The Center was established to provide state-of-the-art technology supported classrooms and meeting spaces for the Southern Maryland Region. The Center's T1 lines canhandle advanced Internet II compressed video. High-speed internet access is available in all rooms. They offer a large selection of audio video equipment at no charge. Videoconferencing is also available. They alsohold indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonieshere at the center, including receptions and parties. They can do a ceremony as large as 175 people, and a reception/party as large as 244 people. The Meeting and Event Coordinator will work with you to coordinate all aspects of your event, including any catering that you may need. From conferences, to off-site meetings, trainings and weddings theyhave the facilities, equipment, and services that you need.

Venue Details

Number of Meeting Rooms: 25
Maximum Event Capacity: 514
Maximum Seating Capacity: 500
  • A/V Equipment
  • Event/Wedding Planning Services
  • Outside Catering Allowed

Banquets & Meetings

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

44219 Airport Road
California, MD 20619

(301) 737-2500

  • Hours:
    Call or visit website for season and hours of operation.
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