Jacksons Mill General



With more than 20 meeting rooms, Jackson’s Mill can accommodate groups of 10 to 400. We offer a full range of audiovisual equipment for all meeting rooms, including TV/VCR combinations, and LCD wall-projection equipment. A 20-station, state-of-the-art computer lab provides the opportunity for hands-on classes. There’s plenty of green space for outdoor activities. Jackson’s Mill also features a chapel, amphitheatre, barn complex, outdoor swimming pool, environmental trail and low ropes course.

Lodging Lodge Exterior

Jackson’s Mill offers four types of lodging:

  • Suites – The top floor of historic Mount Vernon Dining Hall now features three two-bedroom luxury suites and a small conference room. Prices are $190 per night, plus tax.
  • Lodge Rooms – Twenty-two rooms located in Jackson Lodge. These motel-type rooms have two double beds, air conditioning, and cable television. Bed and bath linens are provided. Priced at $75 – $120 per night, plus tax.
  • Private or “Guest” Rooms – in various cottages. Private rooms have two single beds, private entrances, and private bathrooms. Bed and bath linens are provided. Some private rooms are equipped with televisions, and/or air conditioning. Priced at $50 per night, plus tax.
  • Cottages – dormitory-style housing located around the grounds. Our cottages vary from 15 to 56 beds and have community bathrooms. Bed linens are furnished; bath linens and soap are not. Priced at $12.50 per person, per night, plus tax.

In addition, there are designated RV areas with and without hookups.

Dining MtVernon

WVU Jackson’s Mill’s all-you-can-eat meals may be served buffet style or family style (serving dishes placed on the tables). Serving style is determined by the size of the group(s) on the grounds and by the program needs of our guests. (Minimum service of 20.)

We can accommodate a range of dietary requests, including low-fat, low-salt, low-sugar, and vegetarian diets. (Please help us provide you with the best service by letting us know of your requests in advance.)

Banquets (minimum of 50 people) are served modified family style. Banquet menus can vary greatly. Our food service supervisors and conference office staff will be happy to work with you to come up with the perfect meal for your group.

On-site catering for receptions and picnics may be arranged.

Other Facilities Available

The Airstrip across the road from the main Mill property is available for rent.

Multipurpose Building The WVU Jackson’s Mill Multi-Purpose Building is a metal
120’ x 250’ building which could be used for a multitude of purposes such as livestock shows and sales, sports events and practices, dog shows and events, concerts, dances, etc.

There are also three (3) pavilions on the property along with a restroom facility. The airstrip itself is a large, flat open field that lends itself to many different uses as well. The area can be rented in it’s entirety for $1150 per day for the field and $650 per day for the Multi-purpose Building. Let us know your needs and we will work with you to set-up a package that will work for your event!

Other services include:

Photocopying, faxing, messaging service, Historic Area admission and tours (in season), and Gift Shop. We can also arrange pool parties, weddings, reunions, and special programs.


For recreation on the grounds are almost endless. We can provide equipment for use with our volleyball and basketball courts; horseshoe pits; softball diamonds; and camp fire circles.