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California State University San Marcos


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200 E Barham Dr
San Marcos, California 92078

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
  • Aerial Campus Tour
  • Palm Court Palm Court
  • BallroomBallroom
  • Tukwut ClassroomTukwut Classroom
  • Performance Hall Performance Hall
  • Mangrum Track & Field Mangrum Track & Field
  • Hunter GymHunter Gym
  • Quad Bedroom Quad Bedroom
  • Outside view of The Quad from East Barham DriveOutside view of The Quad from East Barham Drive
  • Living Room area in a suiteLiving Room area in a suite
  • Kitchen area equipped with appliancesKitchen area equipped with appliances
  • Double RoomDouble Room
  • Single RoomSingle Room
  • QUAD Pool surrounded with lounge chairs, furniture, tables and chairsQUAD Pool surrounded with lounge chairs, furniture, tables and chairs
  • UVA Pool surrounded with lounge chairs, furniture, tables and chairsUVA Pool surrounded with lounge chairs, furniture, tables and chairs
  • UVA Single BedUVA Single Bed
  • UVA Lofted Double BedsUVA Lofted Double Beds
  • UVA Double BedsUVA Double Beds
  • Lower LoungeLower Lounge
  • Lower LoungeLower Lounge
  • Fitness CenterFitness Center
  • Classroom (set up for a yoga class)Classroom (set up for a yoga class)
  • Lounge areaLounge area
  • On-Site Laundry Facilities On-Site Laundry Facilities
  • Ballroom Ballroom
  • Dining HallDining Hall
  • Lecture Classroom Lecture Classroom
  • QUAD 101 ClassroomQUAD 101 Classroom
  • Lecture HallLecture Hall


About California State University San Marcos

When it comes to meeting and event space in San Marcos, California, there’s no better event venue than the Quad at California State University San Marcos. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the U.S.-Mexico border, making it the ideal venue to host a memorable and fun-filled event in the area. The Quad has a host of amenities that are available to enhance your social event such as fire pits, a grilling area, and a rooftop terrace. Be sure to get a quote today for our great event space!

Oceanside, Carlsbad, Escondido, Vista, San Diego

Buffet Style Dining & Catering Options

Must Use In-House CateringYES

Food and Beverage On-Site

500 Attendees

15 Spaces

Theatre Style 250 | Classroom Style 90

Smart Classrooms & Portable AV/IT Equipment


500 Overnight Guests

Apartment Style: Single, Double, Quad

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Amenities + Unique Experiences


Food and Beverage On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site

Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities

Meeting + Event Spaces
| 1,248 SQ FT
Multipurpose room capable of various layouts as either one large or two smaller spaces. Smart technology equipment includes projector, screen and white boards.
| 702 SQ FT
Professional staff available to answer general questions during normal business hours.
| 675 SQ FT
Includes modern furniture groupings as well as flat screen TV. Large sliding glass doors open to the community courtyard.
| 6,062 SQ FT
Large grass area connected to the Indoor Pavilion. Contains two commercial gas grills, bench seating and movable lounge chairs.
| 3,250 SQ FT
Raised sunbathing deck includes 4 outdoor tables with 8 chairs and a large fire pit.
| 2,926 SQ FT
Outside sitting area equipped with fire pit.
| 552 SQ FT
Cozy smart tech multipurpose room. Sliding glass doors open to the Outdoor Terrace.
| 810 SQ FT
A modern space with tables, sofas and TV screens. Max capacity of 46.
| 725 SQ FT
Open rooftop terrace with grill areas, sink, ice machine, and plenty of sitting areas. Max capacity of 48.
| 294 SQ FT
Room overlooking cougar Cube with TV. Max capacity of 18. 
| 768 SQ FT
State of the art facility which includes a variety of free weights and stationary equipment.
| 509 SQ FT
Two facilities with 26 washers and 28 dryers with notification capabilities and debit card readers.
| 1,596 SQ FT
Modern classroom equipped with innovative chairs to enhance a collaborative learning environment. Smart technology includes dual screen projection from digital desktop and a white board. Max capacity of 71.
| 920 SQ FT
Flexible and collaborative classroom equipped with smart technology and white boards. Max capacity of 42.
| 356 SQ FT


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Nearby Cities
Oceanside, Carlsbad, Escondido, Vista, San Diego

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