• Friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • Helpful volunteers

Baby changing stations
Baby changing stations are available in restrooms throughout the building.

The Mendel Center has three floors plus the Mainstage lobby. All levels are accessible by stairs and elevator. Elevators are located to the left and right of the Mainstage theatre entrance doors.

Food and beverages
The Mendel Center has a full selection of on-site catering and bar services available. Pre-show and intermission cash bars and concessions sales are available at most Mainstage performances, as well as other select events within the facility. If you are hosting an event with us, we can provide you with a full list of food and beverage options to compliment your party, meeting, or special event.

The Mendel Center souvenir cups
Soft drinks, beer, wine, and other beverages are allowed inside the Mainstage and Hanson theatres in non-spill Mendel Center souvenir cups. The cups are available from your bartender for $3 plus the cost of your drink. You can reuse the cups during your visit, and bring them with you on future visits to The Mendel Center.

Patrons and visitors with special needs
The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College welcomes patrons who may have special needs. If you or any of your companions require special assistance, please ask any of our ushers or staff members.

Accessibility features include:

  • New early seating policy for patrons in need of assistance in the Mainstage and Hanson Theatres
  • Handicap parking on the north and south sides of the building
  • Special seating in the Mainstage theatre includes extra wide seats, slide in seats, and wheelchair accessible areas
  • Hearing assist devices for use in the Mainstage theatre
  • Child booster seats for Mainstage performances
  • Handicap accessible restrooms
  • Special dietary needs accommodation for events catered by our Conference Services team (must make arrangements in advance)

Valet parking
Valet parking is available at select Mainstage events under the canopy in front of the theatre. Fee: $5
Availability of service on GUH side of building for select special events.
Call ahead to verify availability of valet service or look for the Valet Parking signs when arriving at an event.

Complimentary wi-fi access is available within The Mendel Center. As you would with any public wi-fi system, exercise the necessary safeguards to protect your data transmission from your phone, tablet, or laptop.