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University of North Carolina Asheville

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One University Heights
CPO 9000

Asheville, North Carolina 28804

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Event Types Welcomed

Expo/Competitions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1000
Meeting
Rooms:Over 100
Maximum
Overnight:1000
  • UNC Asheville Main QuadUNC Asheville Main Quad
  • Highsmith Student UnionHighsmith Student Union
  • Blue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student UnionBlue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student Union
  • A waterfall in Western North CarolinaA waterfall in Western North Carolina
  • Ball fields at UNC AshevilleBall fields at UNC Asheville
  • Kimmel ArenaKimmel Arena
  • Sherrill CenterSherrill Center
  • Afternoon on the QuadAfternoon on the Quad
  • A conference in Highsmith Student UnionA conference in Highsmith Student Union
  • A view from the Blue Ridge ParkwayA view from the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Ponder Residence HallPonder Residence Hall
  • Brown Dining HallBrown Dining Hall

About

About University of North Carolina Asheville

At a location conveniently near both downtown Asheville and Southern Appalachian attractions, visitors to UNC Asheville will enjoy a pleasant experience in the natural surroundings of our campus. We offer state-of-the-art classrooms, multi-purpose spaces, lecture halls, performance venues, residence halls, dining, outdoor venues, and recreation options all within easy proximity for most visitors. Our campus is a perfect setting for small and medium-sized groups of 500 to 1,000 participants. We offer one-stop conference services through our Conferences and Camps Office.

UNC Asheville has spaces to suit many conference and camp needs. Our office will help you select the perfect combination for your event.

  • Classrooms – Over 100 technology-enhanced classrooms and labs. (Capacity = 25-35)
  • Lecture Halls – Auditorium-style classrooms with smart technology. (Capacity = 75-170)
  • Mullen & James Humanities Hall – A 310-seat lecture hall with audio-visual.
  • Lipinsky Auditorium – A 580-seat auditorium/performance venue with audio-visual and theatrical lighting.
  • Highsmith University Union – Board rooms, small meeting rooms, and large multipurpose rooms customizable for a variety of set-up options. (Capacity = up to 500)
  • Wilma Sherrill Center – Conference rooms, classrooms, dance studios, and other flexible space customizable for a variety of set-up options. (Capacity = 50-250).
  • Kimmel Arena – Basketball arena and concourse customizable for large events and banquets.
  • (Capacity = up to 3,800)
  • Outdoor Spaces – University Quad, Reynolds Green, Mullen Park, ball fields, and more that are suitable for a wide variety of events.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION
:
Asheville Regional (AVL) - 25 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
Our campus is serviced by an exclusive third-party vendor which manages our main dining hall and provides full-service catering. As a university, we are accustomed to providing food service to meet any dietary requirements and we are known for our sustainable practices campus wide. We are the first campus in North Carolina to be designated a Fair Trade Campus and we have earned 3 stars from the Green Restaurant Association. Much of our food is locally and regionally sourced, and we recycle and compost about 81% of our waste.


Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedYES


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Television
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Meditation
Running
Sports Facilities
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
ADA Accessible
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Car Charging Stations
Food and Beverage On-Site
Wi-Fi
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1000 Attendees


Over 100 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 580 in Lipinsky Auditorium, 3800 in Kimmel Arena | Classroom Style 100 | Standing Reception 1500 | Seated Reception 1000

TECHNOLOGY
All event spaces and classrooms are smart-equipped with LCD projection and computer. Sound support is available in our largest spaces. Lipinsky Auditorium offers performance level lighting and sound. Campus-wide complimentary wifi. Computer labs for groups of up to 20. Printing and computing access in Ramsey Library.

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1000 Overnight Guests


Suite-style and apartment-style

Yes
Free YES


Shared, semi-private

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