Welcome to the Joy Center

The Joy Center houses the University Advancement offices; provides a gathering area before games, concerts, and other University events; showcases the past, present and future of BHSU; provides space for prospective students and their parents; accommodates community events such as weddings, business meetings and receptions.


Your wedding day will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable occasions in your life. Let the Joy Center help make this special day unforgettable! We offer a variety of Wedding Packages to choose from. Plan your wedding, ceremony and reception from start to finish in an exclusive setting featuring an outdoor patio with a fire pit.



The Joy Center helps you bring people together for meetings and events in innovative ways.  Our state-of-the-art meeting space – powered with free Wi-Fi and audiovisual – is perfect for your next business meeting, training class or group gathering.  The Joy Center staff works exclusively with you to help craft anything that you need.


Looking for a unique venue for a corporate holiday party?  The elegant and spacious Joy Center comes decorated for the holidays and ready for your party. The Joy Center features a lobby, dining area that seats as many as 125, five big screen televisions to send your holiday greetings and a full bar and catering service if needed.  Reserve now for your November or December date.