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University of Denver

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University of Denver

Conference and Event Services
1745 S High St

Denver, Colorado 80210
303-871-4333

7000Largest Group
80Meeting Rooms
1,600Overnight Guests
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  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Catering
  • Accommodations
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Area Attractions
Located eight miles southeast of downtown, the University of Denver (DU) features a variety of distinct venues for meetings, conferences, and special events. Amenities include light rail access, ample parking, on-site catering, technology support, and wireless internet access. DU’s 125-acre campus also offers modern housing and dining options, a sports facility and a state-of-the-art performing arts center. Lodging amenities include air-conditioning, linens, 24-hr front desk, laundry room, and high speed internet. No matter the occasion, DU’s Conference and Event Services is committed to creating an exceptional experience for your guests—contact us today!

 
Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Colorado Springs - 60
Boulder - 28
Mountains - 80
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Denver International Airport (DIA) / 41
Availability:
Venues for meetings, special events, tradeshows, and weddings are available year-round. Overnight accommodations available during the summer months.
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls
Suite/Apt Style
Bath Type(s):
Private, Semi-Private, Communal
Largest Group:
7000
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
80
Largest Classroom Style:
487
Largest Theatre Style:
6,000
Number of Overnight Guests:
1,600
Technology:
Wireless internet access available throughout most of campus. Most classrooms are equipped with white board and basic AV: screen, LCD projector, DVD player. Smart classrooms available as well. Additional equipment available through DU's on-site Event Media Support and Technology team.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
free
Onsite A/V Staff:
yes
Food & Beverage:
On-site catering from simple menus to upscale dining.
Special Rates and Packages:
Discounted rates for non-profit organizations and university-affiliated clients (e.g. alumni).
Phone:
303-871-4333




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Davis Auditorium Offering stadium-style seating, this venue is great for workshops and presentations. Located in Sturm Hall, numerous classrooms are available nearby for breakout purposes.

Harper Humanities Garden DU's Harper Humanities Garden provides a peaceful background for outdoor wedding ceremonies, as well as picnics, barbecues, and other activities.

Marion Gottesfeld Room Adorned with Italian marble columns, this elegant space is ideal for intimate gatherings and small wedding receptions.

Community Room This multipurpose room features two built-in screens, two LCD projectors, a small stage, and numerous lighting options; ideal for luncheons, corporate meetings, and workshops.

Gates Concert Hall Professional-size stage, orchestra pit, and fly tower. Accommodates operatic, musical, theatre, and dance performances.

Evans Memorial Chapel Built in 1878 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Evans Memorial Chapel is a beautiful sandstone structure surrounded by picturesque flower gardens and graceful ponds. Available for weddings and intimate gatherings.

Catering

  • Sodexo Catering
    Sodexo Catering
    Sodexo, DU’s food service provider, offers catering services for every occasion. From luncheons and barbeques, to weddings and cocktail receptions, Sodexo Catering is pleased to cater events throughout campus year-round.

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Nelson Hall 260 400 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Nagel Hall 250 350 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Centennial Towers 200 300 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes
Centennial Halls Residence Halls Communal no
Johnson McFarlane Hall 200 400 Residence Halls Communal no

Dining

  • Nelson Dining Hall
    Nelson Dining Hall
    Located within Nelson Hall, this dining facility offers an "all-you-can-eat" buffet service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sodexo, DU's food service provider, is also pleased to accommodate special dietary needs.
  • Centennial Halls Cafeteria
    Centennial Halls Cafeteria
    Located within Centennial Halls, this dining facility offers an "all-you-can-eat" buffet service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sodexo, DU's food service provider, is also pleased to accommodate special dietary needs.

Services

ServiceDescription
Event Media Support A qualified team providing equipment and media assistance.

On-site Catering Sodexo, DU’s food service provider, offers catering services for every occasion. From luncheons and barbeques, to weddings and cocktail receptions, Sodexo Catering is pleased to cater events throughout campus year-round.

Guest Network Access For wired and wireless internet connections.

Parking Services With over 5,000 parking spaces campus-wide.

DU Zone Program DU has strong relationships with many local restaurants and businesses that offer discounts to summer conference guests via the DU Zone program. All guests staying in the residence halls receive a DU Zone card, which allows individuals to participate in a variety of local promotions.

Area Attractions

AttractionDescription
Restaurants - Walking Distance from Campus Anthony’s Pizza, Bruegger's Bagels, Chipotle, Einstein's Bagels, Fuhgidabowdit Pizza, Illegal Pete's, Jason’s Thai Bistro, Jerusalem Restaurant, Mustard’s Last Stand II, Pete’s University Park Café, The Pioneer, Spanky’s, Quiznos, Subway, Jordan’s Bistro and Pub, Tokyo Joe's.

Coffee Shops - Walking Distance from Campus Kaladi Brothers Coffee, Starbuck's Coffee (2 locations), Stella's Coffee House

Shopping Malls - Close to Campus Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Southwest Plaza, 16th Street Mall (Downtown)

Movie Theaters - Close to Campus Mann 8 Theater Cherry Creek Mall, Mann Tamarac 6, United Artists Colorado Center, United Artists Continental Theater, IMAX Theater

Parks & Gardens Butterfly Pavilion, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Zoo, Ocean Journey

Amusement Parks & Entertainment Six Flags—Elitch Gardens, Water World, Dave & Busters, Red & Jerry's Entertainment Center, Gates Planetarium

Museums Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Children's Museum of Denver, Colorado History Museum, U.S. Mint.