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Stewart Center Room 116
128 Memorial Mall

West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2034

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:6500
Meeting
Rooms:40
Maximum
Overnight:7500
  • Elliott Hall of Music - seats 6,000Elliott Hall of Music - seats 6,000
  • Recreational Sports CenterRecreational Sports Center
  • Stewart CenterStewart Center
  • Gourmet Catering ServicesGourmet Catering Services
  • Birck Boilermaker Golf ComplexBirck Boilermaker Golf Complex
  • Modern Classrooms serving 39,000 studentsModern Classrooms serving 39,000 students
  • Union Club HotelUnion Club Hotel
  • Ross Ade StadiumRoss Ade Stadium
  • Award-winning Dining OptionsAward-winning Dining Options
  • Purdue Memorial UnionPurdue Memorial Union
  • Campus Recreation & EntertainmentCampus Recreation & Entertainment
  • Boiler Challenge Ropes CourseBoiler Challenge Ropes Course

About

About Purdue University

As an event venue, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana offers a world-class university-level conference center and coordination services with first-rate lodging, meeting, and dining space available throughout the year. All of these event venue amenities at Purdue University are situated in the comfortable, convenient and diverse community of West Lafayette. Purdue University is centrally located in the middle of the state, middle of the Midwest region and middle of the nation making it an ideal spot for any business or social event! If you are looking for a venue to host a religious, association or fraternal gathering, consider Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Indianapolis - 65
Chicago - 125
Cincinnati - 170

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Purdue University Airport - 15 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes

CATERING
Impress event guests with food options ranging from a casual picnic to a formal dining experience. Dine under the stars or in elegant dining rooms. Full bar service available.


Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedNO


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

6500 Attendees


40 Spaces

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Theatre Style 6000 | Classroom Style 1000

TECHNOLOGY
Purdue University in West Lafayette offers state-of-the-art technology including wireless and high speed internet, on-site audio/visual services, videoconferencing, satellite uplink/downlink.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyNO
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

7500 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls|Apartment/Suite Style|On-Site/Area Hotel(s)


Private / Semi-Private / Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

7500
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Hotel | 192 rooms | n/a beds | image
The Union Club Hotel

A unique blend of classic and modern elegance, the Union Club Hotel offers the service and accommodations you would expect of a world-class university such as Purdue.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 8,000 beds | image
University Residence Halls

A great option for conferences of all ages and sizes, University Residences can house up to 8,000 people
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
6500
Overall
1000
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Stewart Center

Stewart Center is a dedicated meeting center for groups of 10 to 500 in its 23 versatile meeting rooms. To view the meeting rooms and configurations at Stewart Center, visit: https://www.purdue.edu/conferences/event-venues/on-campus/stewart-center.php
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Purdue Memorial Union

Contains 17 different meeting spaces, elegant banquet facilities, exhibition hall, and a variety of restaurants and recreational activities. Go to: https://www.purdue.edu/conferences/event-venues/on-campus/purdue-memorial-union.php
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Elliott Hall of Music

* One of the largest proscenium theatres in the United States * Seats 6,005 on three levels * Two dressing rooms with private baths, plus multiple additional dressing rooms * Perfect for grand musical events, international speaking guests, and large theatrical productions
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Loeb Playhouse

* Located in Stewart Center * Seats 1,011 spanning two levels * Well suited for chamber orchestras, jazz ensembles, string quartets, choral groups, and theatrical performances * Two dressing rooms with private baths and two large chorus dressing rooms
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Fowler Hall

* Seats 388 auditorium-style, on one level * Located in Stewart Center * Ideal for lectures, convention presentations, dance recitals, and film showings * Features surround sound * Equipped with two dressing rooms with private baths.

* An outdoor amphitheatre and Purdue landmark * Seats 20,000 on a gently sloping hillside * Fun for twilight concerts, lawn movies, and outdoor dances

Serving more than 41,000 students annually, Purdue's classrooms offer a wide variety of seating configurations for groups of 10 to 475 people. Most classrooms are equipped with modern technology, including LCD projectors, and public address systems.

* Buchanan Club * Buchanan Mingling * Shively Club * Shively Media

* Prusiecki Banquet Room * Spurgeon Hall of Spirit * Dauch Conference Room

World-class production services make the Elliott Hall of Music a great place to host banquets. Nothing is more unique than enjoying a gourmet meal while bathed in stage lighting, surrounded by custom sets, or simply enjoying live music.

* Formal lounge * Art gallery * Multipurpose room * Library Visit: http://www.purdue.edu/bcc/

A cozy setting behind the Purdue Memorial Union and Stewart Center, Academy Park is fun for outdoor music, games, and picnics.

Wide-open spaces abound in this functional airport hangar on the edge of campus.

Centrally located on campus, with over 40,000 square feet of space, the armory is a great location for displays, tournaments, and dances.

In the Birck Boilermaker Complex, the golf pavilion is a great getaway for your event.

Easily accessible, with its own parking lot, the Turfgrass Research Center can accommodate groups up to 60 people.

Nestled in a wooded setting, this venue is perfect for retreats.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
NO


Catering
Impress event guests with food options ranging from a casual picnic to a formal dining experience. Dine under the stars or in elegant dining rooms. Full bar service available.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 400 | menu | image
North Ballroom

Gothic wood paneling and stained glass windows, stage, sound and lighting system, and grand piano.
| Seating Capacity: 440 | menu | image
South Ballroom

Prestigious wood and stained glass windows accent this beautiful catering venue.
| Seating Capacity: 72 | menu | image
East Faculty Lounge

Tall windows and antique lighting posture this venue. Can be combined with the West Faculty Lounge.
| Seating Capacity: 120 | menu | image
West Faculty Lounge

Tall windows and antique lighting posture this venue. Can be combined with the East Faculty Lounge.
| Seating Capacity: 48 | menu | image
Anniversary Drawing Room

Renovation completed in 2007, a cozy spot for receptions and dinners close to the Union Club Hotel.
| Seating Capacity: 800 | image
Ford Dining Court

The largest dining court on campus, featuring a brick pizza oven and Asian wok station.
| Seating Capacity: 400 | image
Earhart Dining Court

Featuring a variety of food stations with Mongolian barbeque and pasta bar specialties.
| Seating Capacity: 300 | image
Windsor Dining Court

Featuring a variety of food stations speacializing in sizzling salads, vegetarian, and international specialties.
| Seating Capacity: 400 | image
Wiley Dining Court

A more modern setting with a specialty for Brazilian barbeque!
| Seating Capacity: 400 | image
Ross Ade Stadium Pavilion

Overlooking the Boilermaker football stadium, the pavilion features several levels available for meals and special events.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Purdue University Airport - 15 minutes
Nearby Cities
Indianapolis - 65 miles | Chicago - 125 miles | Cincinnati - 170
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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Fitness center, basketball courts, and indoor soccer, as well as Olympic pool and diving well.
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State-of-the-art bowling with rockin' music, laser lights and of course, glow-in-the dark bowling and billiards.
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High and low ropes courses complete with certified teambuilding instructors.
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Columbian Park Zoo is home to over 190 animals representing nearly 90 different species. The zoo offers a variety of education programs throughout the year, inspiring an appreciation for the world's wildlife.
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Kick off your shoes, grab your swimming suit and come experience a taste of the tropics in the heart of Indiana. Only Tropicanoe Cove offers the perfect blend of Hoosier hospitality with the pleasure of a watery paradise. From the spiraling Banana Peel tube slide to the leisurely Cattail Crik, you're sure to find plenty of cool summertime fun for the entire family! Use the related page links at the bottom of the page to explore all the Tropicanoe Cove has to offer!
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Art galleries, antique shops, a local farmers market, historic neighborhoods, walking tours, and plenty of restaurants and night life!
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Home to several packs of gray wolves, plus foxes and bison, featuring nighly howl nights.
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Historic Prophetstown interprets a unique Indiana story that reflects the prairie, Native American Settlement, and 1920s Farmstead.
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Amusement and water park and resort only 30 minutes northwest of Lafayette!
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Symphony, comedy and theatre troupes, ballet company, art museum, and historic theatres.

Services

Services

Services

Purdue University provides the service you need to help you make your meeting a success! With a staff of ten professional event planners, including Certified Meeting Professionals, Purdue Conferences is a one-stop shop for all of your event needs.
Services provided include:
  • Online pre-event registration for participants
  • Conference registration management and name badges
  • On-site check-in and registration
  • Step-by-step planning sessions
  • Marketing and media solutions
  • On-site event coordination
  • Budget development and bill-paying
  • Storage and distribution of exhibits and documents
  • Community resources and recreational activities


Hall of Music Productions offers a full range of video, multimedia, audio, lighting, staging, and effects services to meet your event needs. Professional theatrical carpenters and lighting, audio, and video technicians State-of-the-art equipment Design services to bring all of these elements together into one successful event.

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
Purdue University in West Lafayette offers state-of-the-art technology including wireless and high speed internet, on-site audio/visual services, videoconferencing, satellite uplink/downlink.
Technology

As a top-ranking university technology program, Purdue has plenty of in-house options for your event! Most meeting spaces are equipped with LCD projectors, instructor computer terminals, microphones, as well as other common meeting equipment.

Offering video, multimedia, audio, lighting, staging, and effects services to meet your event needs. * Professional theatrical carpenters and lighting, audio, and video technicians * State-of-the-art equipment * Design services to bring all of these elements together into one successful event

Over 2300 computers are available at over 60 labs.

Testimonials

Testimonials


“Congratulations on an exceptional NACTA Conference! You put our very best foot forward, and I am very confident the attendees left campus impressed with what we are trying to do here and the hospitality you extended.”

“The behind-the-scenes coordination and support are invaluable in making everything run so smoothly during the sessions. I appreciate working with you each year because you pay close attention to the details and can rely on the past experiences with this group to have a great feel for what they want. I appreciate your contribution to the success of the program.”



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