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University of California, Riverside

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3637 Canyon Crest Drive
H108

Riverside, California 92507

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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:2000
Meeting
Rooms:100
Maximum
Overnight:4000
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  • Residence Hall roomResidence Hall room
  • Aberdeen-Inverness Residence HallAberdeen-Inverness Residence Hall
  • Alumni & Visitors Center eventAlumni & Visitors Center event
  • Redmond Dining Room - Alumni & Visitors CenterRedmond Dining Room - Alumni & Visitors Center
  • Johnson Board Room - Alumni & Visitors CenterJohnson Board Room - Alumni & Visitors Center
  • Alumni & Visitors Center PatioAlumni & Visitors Center Patio
  • Culver Center of the Arts - main hallCulver Center of the Arts - main hall
  • Gourmet on-site catering at UC RiversideGourmet on-site catering at UC Riverside
  • Lothian Residential RestaurantLothian Residential Restaurant
  • Aberdeen-Inverness Residential RestaurantAberdeen-Inverness Residential Restaurant
  • We can easily handle large eventsWe can easily handle large events
  • Meeting and workshop spaceMeeting and workshop space
  • Extra-large meeting venues availableExtra-large meeting venues available

About

About University of California, Riverside

The University of California Riverside is centrally located in beautiful Southern California, a relatively short drive away from mountains, beaches, theme parks, resorts, casinos and world-class golf. Our Conference, Event & Catering Services team provides one-stop-shopping for groups of any size, and every budget. Please call us today to schedule a site tour of our remarkable campus. University of California, Riverside looks forward to the opportunity of hosting your next Riverside event.  Watch the video above to see some of the attributes that make the University of California, Riverside the premier event venue in all of Riverside.

 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Ontario - 20
Los Angeles - 50
Anaheim- 60
Palm Springs - 50
Big Bear - 50

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John Wayne/Orange County (SNA) - 60 minutes

CATERING
UCR campus offers a wide range of dining services, from all-you-care-to-eat residential restaurants to an on-site professional catering operation. The campus also includes a range of retail dining, including national chains (Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Panda Express), to ethnic specialty outlets, and convenience stores.

AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
Overnight Accommodations
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

2000 Attendees


100 Spaces

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Theatre Style 500 | Classroom Style 250

TECHNOLOGY
Facilities feature a host of high-tech features, including: LCD projection/panels, video conferencing, teleconferencing, WiFi in meeting spaces, high-speed Internet in guest rooms, AV equipment and multi-platform computer labs.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

4000 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls/Suite/Apt Style|Hotel-like|Nearby Hotel(s)


Private, Semi-Private and Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

4000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | Hotel-Like | Suite/Apartment Style | Nearby Hotels | see below rooms | see below beds | image
Three Tiered Pricing Structure Package

The University offers a three tiered structure package for overnight groups that includes housing, linen and meals.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 1,000 rooms | 2,000 beds | floorplan
Aberdeen Inverness
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Standard Housing Package

Lothian and Aberdeen Inverness halls are typical residential type rooms, with communal hallway restrooms.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 600 rooms | 1,200 beds | floorplan
Pentland Hills
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Deluxe Housing Package

Our deluxe package includes our Pentland Hills location, providing suite bath accommodations.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 125 rooms | 500 beds | floorplan
Glen Mor Apartments
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Apartment Housing Package

Glen Mor Apartments provide an apartment style living experience. The apartments have 4 single rooms, two baths, with a small kitchen and living area.
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Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
2000
Overall
250
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
| 3,000 SQ FT | image

The Alumni & Vistors Center is our premier wedding and event location, and is excellent for workshops, conferences and other types of special events. The facility also includes break-out meeting spaces, with an high-tech executive board room for more private meetings. The building is also equiped with the latest in media and technical devices, and can accommodate your every event need.
| 700 SQ FT | image

The Alumni & Visitors Center Dining Room at our Alumni & Visitors Center is situated on the lower level of the building, which provides easy accessiblity, and allows adquate privacy for your event. The location can provide seating for up to 120 people (depending on configuration), and is equipped with two screens, projector and sound capabilities. 

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The AVC Patio and Veranda is a picturesque outdoor venue, adjacent to the Redmond Dining Room.  Great for wedding ceremonies, receptions and other functions, it has the best of what Southern California has to offer for outside venues. 
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Johnson Board Room - Alumni & Visitors Center

The Johnson Board Room is a high-tech, media-savvy room. It's fully equipped with a large screen, projector, table and laptop computer connections, high-speed Internet access and is equipped with microphones and electric connections built into the boardroom tables themselves.

Meeting rooms 1 and 2 are smaller break-out rooms in conjunction with the Redmond Dining Room.  Room dividers provide two seperate areas for workshops or additional meeting space
| 1,800 SQ FT | image

The Bear Cave is a multi-purpose room available for set-up in many styles. Conveniently located within Pentland Hills residential housing area and close to other residential housing facilities for easy access, with parking close by.
| 1,800 SQ FT | image
Pentland Fox Hole

The Pentland Hills Fox Hole is a multi-purpose room available for set-up in many styles. Located within the Pentland Hills residential community, and steps away from other residential housing facilities.  It is a very functional space for many types of meetings.  It is similar to the Bear Cave, but has a small kitchen attached for easy clean up of events.
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There are a number of classroom-style meeting areas for conference group use, conveniently located within the Pentland Hills housing community, and just steps away from other residential facilities.
| 550 SQ FT | image
Glen Mor C-001 Meeting Room

C-001 is a media ready room with a small open foyer for catering needs, and is conveniently located within our Glen Mor Apartments community. Equipped with a large screen, white board and projector, it is a pre-set, ready-to-go meeting space for groups of 20 to 40 people. 
| 3000 SQ FT | image
Lothian Residential Restaurant

(Available summers only) Large facility features several eating areas, including a small stage area, allowing easy set-up for mixed uses. Located within the Lothian Residence Hall.
| 3,000 SQ FT | image
Aberdeen Inverness Residential Restaurant

(Available summers only) Massive open room can be set up in a variety of ways, including a mixture of meeting and dining areas. Room features 25-foot ceilings for large booths and/or product displays. Located within the Aberdeen-Inverness Residence Hall.
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Hinderaker Lawn

The University has several outdoor areas, patios and lawns that can accommodate meetings, meals and special events.  Outdoor facility reservation may have specific restrictions depending upon the location and time of day.  Citrus Grove Catering can accommodate all of your catering needs inside or outside, and provides the same excellent service!
 

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability


Catering
UCR campus offers a wide range of dining services, from all-you-care-to-eat residential restaurants to an on-site professional catering operation. The campus also includes a range of retail dining, including national chains (Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Panda Express), to ethnic specialty outlets, and convenience stores.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 350 | image
Lothian Restaurant

The Lothian dining center has an Italian atmosphere with bistro-style tables, a wonderful outdoor patio area, and great menu options including grilled favorites
| Seating Capacity: 580 | image
A-I Residential Restaurant

The A-I dining center is an all-you-care-to-eat venue, designed for maximum throughput. The kitchen features a rotating menu of all-American favorites and specialty ethnic cuisines that will satisfy everyone in your group.
| Seating Capacity: 300 | image
Retail Dining at The HUB

Located in the center of campus, this modern food court features quick and easy meals from local favorites and national chains such as Panda Express and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. A huge patio area allows for alfresco dining.
| Seating Capacity: 125 | image
The Barn

The Barn is one of our most historical locations.  Originally a barn when the campus was in its beginning stages, it has been remodeled into a quaint restaurant, providing an entertainment stage venue, with a wonderful outdoor patio. 

| Seating Capacity: N/A | menu | image
Culinary Chameleon

The Culinary Chameleon </a>is our very own food truck. Operated by Dining Services, it offers a Latin-themed menu in unique locations around the UCR campus. Also available for private functions.

Website: http://foodtrucks.ucr.edu
| Seating Capacity: N/A | image
One of several campus "C-stores"

These small, general-purpose markets offer packaged goods and freshly prepared sandwiches, soups, salads and gourmet treats. Several markets feature hot foods. Every residential housing community features its own "C-store." In addition, there's a C-Store at The HUB.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
John Wayne/Orange County (SNA) - 60 minutes
Nearby Cities
Ontario - 20 miles | Los Angeles - 50 miles | Anaheim- 60 miles | Palm Springs - 50 miles | Big Bear - 50

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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This desert oasis is a short drive away. Features luxury golf courses, hot springs, world-class shopping and a stunning tram ride to the top of Mount San Jacinto.
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Built in 1902, with additions made in 1932, the Mission Inn is a unique and inspiring hotel. It is a National historic landmark and tours are available.
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Many Southern California beaches — including Newport Beach and Huntington Beach (the original Surf City) — are only a short drive away
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This 1928 Mission Revival masterpiece was the center of Riverside entertainment for generations. It re-opened in 2009 after a three-year restoration and is currently home to major concerts and touring Broadway productions.
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Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead are both four-season resorts, with great skiing in the winter, and hiking, boating and fishing in the summer.
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Disneyland, Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Legoland and Knott's Berry Farm are all within convenient driving range. Discount tickets may be available for groups.
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Pechanga, San Manuel, Pala, Agua Caliente and Morongo are some of the largest of the Vegas-style Indian casinos located in Southern California.
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UC Riverside and the City of Riverside have formed the "UCR Arts Block," a series of art galleries in downtown in the heart of the pedestrian mall.
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Located on the west edge of campus, this little village is full of restaurants, cafes, banks and a movie theatre for your enjoyment.
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Oak Glen is one of SoCal's coolest sites...literally. This mile-high valleyn is known for its you-pick-em apple orchards and pumpkin patches and as a great family-friendly destination.
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Nestled on the campus in the Box Spring Mountains, the gardens cover nearly 40 beautiful acres. Guided tours are available.

Services

Services

Services

Our Conference, Events & Catering Services department offers "One-Stop Shop" services for your event planning.  Call one number, to one office, and complete ALL of your event planning needs! (951) 827-5471



The following conference management services are offered to clients: budget creation, check-in and check-out services, name tags, folders, note pads, pens, fax and copy services, among others. Our Conference and Event staff are here to serve you and your conference needs.

The Conference and Event Services Office can also accommodate all your business service needs and requirements, including copies, sending and receiving faxes, message service and more.

Tickets are made avaialble for local attractions and amusement parks at the University Box Office

UCR offers several different team building options, including a ropes course program located steps away from our residential communities, along with the latest in health and wellness equipment at our Student Recereation Center.

Technology

Technology

Description
Facilities feature a host of high-tech features, including: LCD projection/panels, video conferencing, teleconferencing, WiFi in meeting spaces, high-speed Internet in guest rooms, AV equipment and multi-platform computer labs.
Technology

The University offers computer technology available classrooms for meeting or conference purposes.

The University has an extensive Media Services Department to handle your technology requirements.

Internet access is available in all Residential rooms as an option with overnight stays. Wireless Internet access is available in most university meeting rooms, dining facilities and other public venues.

Testimonials

Testimonials


It was another great summer session at UCR (2012).  Thank you for all you do for us, your housing, meals and facilities are great.
Kristen Darlington, Academy Coordinator

Thank you for your help, and your staff for this year's conference planning.  We had a good time and everything went well.  The food was great!

Thank you and more thank yous.  It was wonderful working with you, you helped us in trying to keep us within a budget.  Your staff was there for us for whatever we needed, the food was fantastic, and our compliments to the chef.

I greatly appreciate all the measures you've taken in working with this event for our upcoming KLOS event.  You are all amazing!  I owe you big time!  Geri Ostil Hernandez / Special Projects Manager



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