Weddings and Reservations


The Chapel at Howard University has been the setting for worship services, artistic, scholarly and other significant events that help to prepare a new generation of leaders. Requests to use either Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel or Dunbarton Chapel must be made on a Chapel Request Form
All events scheduled in the Chapel must be approved by the Office of the Dean of the Chapel.

For assistance with reservations please complete and return the Chapel Request Form

Both Chapels are historic sites that must be preserved for future generations. Please review the Guidelines for Chapel Use. Use of either Chapel requires agreement to the established guidelines.

Take a virtual tour of Rankin Chapel by following this link.


Weddings may be scheduled for Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel and Dunbarton Chapel. Policies and fees are published on the Chapel Wedding Request Form
that must be completed and returned to the Office of the Dean of the Chapel.
For assistance with wedding reservations, please complete and return theChapel Wedding Request Form

Once the request form has been completed, a staff representative will contact you. Please note, dates cannot be considered or reviewed without the submittal of a request form.

Contact Information

Howard University
Andrew Rankin
Memorial Chapel

Sixth Street &
Howard Place, N.W.
Washington, DC 20059

Tel: 202-806-7280
Fax: 202-806-4641