Reid Chapel

Reid Chapel Weddings
Facility Use Policy

Qualifications for Use

Brides or grooms with one or more of the following Samford connections are eligible to book Reid Chapel for their wedding:
  • A Samford graduate of an undergrad or graduate program
  • A son or daughter of a Samford graduate
  • A Samford University student currently enrolled in 8 or more hours of an undergraduate or graduate program
  • A Samford University employee actively employed at time of booking and ceremony

Reid Chapel Fees

The cost for renting Reid Chapel is $1000 plus a $300 damage deposit.  The deposit will be returned if all policies and procedures in the wedding agreement are followed.

You are also required to use a Samford University Wedding Director.  The fee for the Wedding Director is $350 paid directly to the director.  The Wedding Director's services include:

  • 1 hour mandatory meeting 2 months before the wedding
  • 1 hour directed rehearsal in Reid Chapel
  • Day of direction services

Booking Reid Chapel

Your reservation is scheduled for 1 hour on Friday to accommodate your rehearsal time and 12 hours on Saturday for your ceremony.  Only one wedding per weekend is scheduled to accommodate your use of Reid Chapel.

Reid Chapel is available to book up to one year in advance.  In order to book a ceremony in Reid Chapel, you will need to make an appointment with the Wedding Coordinator to pay the deposit and fill out the Wedding Application and Use Agreement.  Once the application and $1300 fee is received your reservation will be secured.

If you qualify to use Reid Chapel for your wedding and would like to learn more about current availability, please contact the Wedding Coordinator, at or (205) 726-2355.

You may also submit the request form for Reid Chapel here.