Our Building, Doolittle Hall is the Alumni House and headquarters of the Association of Graduates (AOG). The 2-story building occupies a 12-acre site just west of the Academy Falcon Club. In addition to housing the AOG offices the 35,000 square foot building is designed to serve a variety of functions.
A large 1st-floor assembly, entertainment and display area has the capability of hosting several hundred people at events such as homecomings, reunions, receptions, recognition functions and conferences. The 6,000 square foot assembly area can accommodate 200 for a sit-down dinner. This area is also spacious enough to accommodate rotating displays, collections and memorabilia.
A library/lounge is adjacent to the assembly area and provides a sophisticated social area for small gatherings. Bartenders can be scheduled and the full-service bar stocks a variety of alcoholic beverages, special order beer and wine. For meetings, coffee and soft drinks can be provided for a nominal fee.
A high-quality boardroom can serve as a meeting facility for groups of less than 30. It is adjacent to the library/lounge which provides a leisurely atmosphere for meeting breaks. Power-point, overhead projector and teleconferencing are available.
The atrium area (in excess of 3500 sq. ft.) will comfortably seat 100 for a luncheon or small dinner, with adequate space for a buffet line and/or a portable bar. Other than a podium and microphone there is no built-in AV equipment in the atrium area. A CD player is available through our sound system.
The Air Force Academy is currently open to all visitors with a valid picture ID (Drivers License) during visitor hours (currently 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. daily). Events scheduled outside of these hours can be accommodated by the use of an Entry Access List, coordinated by our staff.
General Event Space | Maximum Capacity: 500 | 5500 sq ft | 500 sq m
Our 4,700 square foot hall is filled with floor to ceiling windows for a spacious panoramic view of natural surroundings. With an open air atria above, this expansive area provides warm natural light while maintaining an air of intimacy.
Clouds etched in glass encircle the second floor atrium giving a soaring view of the festivities below. Make a grand entry from either of our etched glass open staircases.
Guests may dance the night away on the built in dance floor and will enjoy the relaxing library bar where a favorite drink can be ordered and quiet conversation can be enjoyed.
Our unique setting offers the perfect venue for all types of social gatherings to include wedding celebrations, engagement parties, bridal luncheons and showers, holiday socials, anniversary celebrations, fund raising events and luncheons. Doolittle Hall can accommodate up to 200 for a sit down dinner, or up to 500 for a standing reception. By limiting our building to one event exclusively the Association of Graduates event staff will ensure that you will receive the customized care and attention that your event deserves.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Banquet - 10 per Capacity: 250 People
Banquet - 8 per Capacity: 250 People
Chevron - 18" Capacity: 70 People
Classroom - 18" Capacity: 70 People
Reception Capacity: 500 People
Theater Capacity: 300 People
U-Shape Capacity: 40 People
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Floor to ceiling windows on both the east and west provide breathtaking views of the mountains to the west and the plains to the east.
Built-in AV Equipment
Total Square Feet:
Maximum Capacity: 100 General Event Space
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General Event Space | Maximum Capacity: 100
Whether it’s a retirement ceremony for 100 guests, an intimate
anniversary celebration reception for 50 or a quinceañera for 200
guests with a sit down dinner, Doolittle Hall offers multiple spaces
which all provide a blank canvas upon which you can create an
event masterpiece. With only one large event in our facility at a
time, our staff can ensure that your every need is accommodated
and you receive the specialized care your function deserves. From
a fundraising dinner to a day time luncheon, we can transform your
event vision into a spectacular reality. Spend your special day here
with us at Doolittle Hall.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Reception Capacity: 100 People
Maximum Capacity: 26 Fixed Board Room
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Fixed Board Room | Maximum Capacity: 26 | 800 sq ft | 72 sq m
Great for a meeting of top executives or just an offsite for 26 or less.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Conference Capacity: 26 People
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Large built in U shaped glass top table with high wing back chairs for all 26 attendees.
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