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Host Your Special Event at UC Riverside

Plan your special event, conference, workshop, meeting, seminar, training or symposium at UC Riverside by exploring our venues, event services and amenities. 

Planning a Special Event

Versatile Meeting Spaces
Our venues offer a wide range of sizes and types of meeting spaces for special events. Meeting spaces may be arranged in a variety of setups.

  • Event Coordinators
    Plan a Special Event luncheon

    Our event coordinators can help you schedule events and plan meetings. Helping you each step of the way, our team will work with your budget, coordinate parking, set up your room, help with AV/media, and provide catering services.

  • Breakout Rooms
    Plan A Special Event conference room

    Some of our venues feature breakout rooms that are attached or close to meeting rooms. Breakout rooms are useful for multi-part events or events that require preparatory space. An additional cost is applied for the use of any breakout rooms. Please inform your event coordinator if breakout rooms are needed.

  • Catering
    Plan A Special Event shrimp on a plate

    UC Riverside Dining Services offers a variety of catering options, from a boxed lunch to a multi-course plated meal. Learn more about catering services.

  • Audio / Visual
    Plan A Special Event blue conference room

    Many of our meeting spaces are equipped with basic audio-visual capabilities, included at no fee. Fees may be applied, if additional equipment is requested.

  • Tables / Chairs
    Plan A Special Event conference room with tables and chairs

    A majority of our meeting spaces come furnished with tables and chairs. Fees may be applied, if additional furniture is requested.

Celebrate Life's Milestones

With affordable venues, amenities, catering options and a professional staff of event coordinators, your celebration will be a success. 

Our specialties include:

  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • Workshops
  • Life milestones
  • Private cocktail receptions
  • Social occasions
  • Banquets

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Additional Information

Meet Our Staff
We host conferences and summer programs for numerous organizations from around the world and we look forward to yours! Meet the people behind the success. 

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Additional UCR Venues
UCR Hospitality Services is only able to complete reservation requests for facilities operated by Housing Services. Hub, general assignment and outside locations are booked through Highlander Event Scheduling, and academic classrooms and facilities are booked through the Facilities Reservation System.

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