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University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

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1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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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 Party | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:800
Meeting
Rooms:35
Maximum
Overnight:1500
  • El Pomar Plaza El Pomar Plaza
  • View of Alpine Field with Pikes Peak in the BackgroundView of Alpine Field with Pikes Peak in the Background
  • View of Campus from the BluffsView of Campus from the Bluffs
  • Roaring Fork Dining Hall at Alpine Valley Night ViewRoaring Fork Dining Hall at Alpine Valley Night View
  • University Center Upper Plaza EventsUniversity Center Upper Plaza Events
  • Berger Hall Expo Set-Up Berger Hall Expo Set-Up
  • Back-to-Back Basketball Courts Back-to-Back Basketball Courts
  • Residence Hall SuiteResidence Hall Suite
  • Dorm Suite BedroomDorm Suite Bedroom
  • Upper Lodge - Social EventUpper Lodge - Social Event
  • Recreation Center PoolRecreation Center Pool
  • Upper Lodge Patio with View of Pikes Peak Upper Lodge Patio with View of Pikes Peak
  • Heller Center Upper LawnHeller Center Upper Lawn
  • Heller Center Main RoomHeller Center Main Room
  • Outside view of San Juan House Outside view of San Juan House
  • Full China set-up Full China set-up
  • Catering set-up Catering set-up
  • Night view of Telly-Vail Quad Night view of Telly-Vail Quad
  • Cucharas Large Breakout Room Cucharas Large Breakout Room
  • Gallogly Event Center - Converted GymGallogly Event Center - Converted Gym
  • Gallogly Event Center - Max Seating 1500Gallogly Event Center - Max Seating 1500
  • West LawnWest Lawn
  • Tiered Smart ClassroomTiered Smart Classroom
  • Berger Hall Berger Hall
  • University Center AtriumUniversity Center Atrium
  • Heller Center Lower and Upper LawnHeller Center Lower and Upper Lawn
  • Kettle CreekKettle Creek
  • Cucharas Breakout RoomCucharas Breakout Room
  • Pre-set SaladsPre-set Salads

About

About University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

Get together. Come together. Stay together.
Take Your Event to New Heights at UCCS.

Take Your Event to New Heights at the University of Colorado in beautiful Colorado Springs!

People gather for many reasons—to explore common interests, exchange ideas, solve problems, nurture camaraderie, or to celebrate milestones. The most successful among them know that memorable events begin with a memorable venue. A memorable venue like the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs is sure to set you up for success!

Here, on a gently rolling, 500-acre campus near the foot of the Rocky Mountains, you’ll find everything you need to set the stage for the biggest event in your life. Whether it’s a corporate convention or business retreat, a one-of-a-kind wedding or an intimate family gathering, the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs houses flexible meeting spaces, comfortable lodging, on-campus dining, and state-of-the-art presentation technology.

Are you ready to plan your next event at The University of Colorado? Great! Then aim high and let us show you our second-to-none services from a first-class management staff. 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Pueblo - 30; Denver - 60; Boulder - 100

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Colorado Springs - 15 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee
Fee: Included

CATERING
UCCS in house Dining and Hospitality Services provides retail, dining and catering services for all events and conferences on campus. We do not require any f&b minimums, the choice is yours. From a formal dinner to meeting break refreshments, we offer creative menus, elegant presentations, and thoughtful service to provide guests with a positive and memorable dining experience.


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

Self-Service Alcohol PermittedYES


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

800 Attendees


35 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 1500 | Classroom Style 298 | Standing Reception 600 | Seated Reception 500

TECHNOLOGY
The University of Colorado offers free Wi-Fi; Built-In AV Racks in each Meeting Rooms; Smart Podiums in each classroom; Portable, outdoor sound systems. UCCS facilities are fully equipped and supported to make your conference or event successful.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES
Cannabis Industry-FriendlyNO
Cannabis ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

1500 Overnight Guests


Suite Style Dorms/Apartments

Yes
Free NO
Cost: 0.00


Private - 1 per suite/apt

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Accommodations

Accommodations

1500
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 615 beds | image

Closest to the dining hall and the rest of campus and offers the greatest conveniences for summer conferences. Within the suites there is a combination of single and double bedrooms with extra long twin beds and a maximum of four people per suite. We also have a small amount of single private suites. All of our floor plans offer either private bathrooms or baths shared by suite-mates only.

| Residence Halls | 515 beds | image
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Village at Alpine Valley

Our newly-constructed residence hall community sits at the foot of the sceninc Austin Bluffs hillside with easy access to hiking and the new campus Recreation Center and Alpine Field and Parking Garage. 
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 190 beds
Our apartment complex with full kitchens, just a short walk from the rest of campus.

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Washer/Dryer
Washer/Dryer
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
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
800
Overall
298
Classroom
Style
600
Standing
Reception
500
Seated
Catered Event


Meeting + Event Spaces

Cucharas Meeting Rooms offer 5 different meeting spaces in Alpine Valley. 
| 16,500 SQ FT | image
University of Colorado Colorado Springs University Center

The Student Union is centrally located on campus and houses the majority of the meeting facilities on our campus including: 10 meeting rooms; Berger Hall (ballroom); and Cafeteria.
| 8132 SQ FT | image
Berger Hall with a banquet style set-up

Berger Hall is our largest ballroom, centrally located in the University Center. Equipped with top-of-the-line technology and flexible room set-ups, you are surely able to take your event to new heights with us. 
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Kettle Creek is a meeting space located in newly built Roaring Fork.

Kettle Creek, a newly built meeting space, located on the North end of main campus. Located right next to the Roaring Fork, our largest dining facility, and Alpine Garage. The location of Kettle Creek makes it one of the most favored meeting spaces on campus. In addition, Kettle Creek is equipped with the most advanced technology; facilitating your experience in this meeting space.  
| 4,000 SQ FT | image

The Student Union is centrally located on campus and houses the majority of the meeting facilities with new AV projection systems.
| 2904 SQ FT | image
The Upper Lodge serves as an ideal meeting space for all events.

This ballroom is located above the dining hall in the Summit Housing Village and offers spectacular views and a large external patio.  This room can also break into three smaller rooms, great for breakouts.
| 3,600 SQ FT | image

The Student Union is centrally located on campus and houses the majority of the meeting facilities with new AV projection systems.
| 21,000 SQ FT | image

The Gallogly Events Center was formally dedicated in 2010. In addition to being home to the NCAA Division II and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference-member UCCS Mountain Lions, the Gallogly Events Center serves as a multi-purpose venue for all-campus events. The 1,200-seat center features high-tech sound, lighting and high-speed data capability. The events center was named in honor of Tommy Gallogly who earned degrees from UCCS in 1970 and 1973.

| 2,000 SQ FT | image
Breckenridge Meeting Room; available for all sorts of events

These meeting rooms are located in the Summit Housing Village on the first floor of one of the residence halls. If you are looking for a meeting room with a high number of student traffic, this may be the room for you. 

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
YES
YES


Catering
UCCS in house Dining and Hospitality Services provides retail, dining and catering services for all events and conferences on campus. We do not require any f&b minimums, the choice is yours. From a formal dinner to meeting break refreshments, we offer creative menus, elegant presentations, and thoughtful service to provide guests with a positive and memorable dining experience.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 200 | image

The Lodge
For Those Who Want More from Their Menu.

Hosting a camp? Professional conference? Special event with a large number of banquet guests? Ask about the Lodge Dining Hall, in Summit Village, where you'll enjoy first class fare, buffet-style, at an incredibly palatable price! If you're staying with us overnight, let us show you how we can make this extraordinary dining service part of your meal plan.

Get Your Fill Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat, Buffet-Style Dining. 
| Seating Capacity: 200 | image

Cafe '65
A Whole Different Perspective in Dining

Think food court. A comfortable indoor plaza with vendor booths and service counters where you can pick and choose from a delightful menu of mouthwatering cuisines. Like all great food-courts Cafe '65 is a cash-and-carry operation, so when your order's in hand, you're good to go-even if you decide to stick around!

Cafe '65 is a great place to pick up everything from wood-fired pizzas, salads, global cuisine and gourmet sandwiches.
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Clyde's Pub
Something Fun's Always Brewing at Clyde's.

You know those cozy little pubs you find on cobblestone streets with hanging terraces and ivy-covered redstones? The ones where the feel of good friends and good food tugs at your sleeve, and you know, without giving it a second thought, that if you don't stop in you'll be missing something special? Well, that's Clyde's. And it's the place to be when you want to leave campus life behind without actually leaving the campus.

Clyde's is beer, bar food, and (by our way of thinking) the best place in town to kick back and relax-before your day's event or after. Now, we don't take reservations at Clyde's-that just wouldn't be us-but we do welcome groups with open arms. So if you're fleet-footed, famished, and lucky enough to catch us at a good time, who knows? A party might break out!

Clyde's. It's a warm, relaxing place to spend quality time with quality friends. But, hey, if you can't drop by during the evening, ask about our catered breakfasts. They make greeting the day a whole lot nicer.

Tap into Something Special Relax with Friends in the Cozy Comfort of an Old-style Tavern.


Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Colorado Springs - 15 minutes
Nearby Cities
Pueblo - 30; Denver - 60; Boulder - 100
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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The Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark in Colorado Springs. The Garden of the Gods Park is popular for hiking, technical rock climbing, road and mountain biking and horseback riding. It attracts more than two million visitors a year, making it the city’s most visited park. There are more than 15 miles of trails with a 1.5-mile trail running through the heart of the park that is paved and wheelchair accessible.
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Discovered in 1881, Cave of the Winds has been a must-see Colorado Springs attraction for travelers for more than a century. Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, Cave of the Winds overlooks Manitou Springs and scenic Williams Canyon.
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At 14,115 feet, Pikes Peak Mountain is America’s Mountain. Take the 19-mile highway to the clouds to explore Colorado’s most famous peak. The Pikes Peak Highway entrance is conveniently located 15 minutes west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24. The beauty of being so close to the city is that you can spend your time enjoying the mountain instead of getting to the mountains. Plan for your round trip journey to the summit to take 2-3 hours.
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Travel on the World's Highest cog train, ascending Pikes Peak in all seasons. Since 1891, the world’s highest cog railway ascends Pikes Peak, 14,115 feet. The train winds past waterfalls, through aspen and pine forest. Open year round.
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America’s ONLY mountain zoo and home to one of the largest giraffe herds in the world! Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has amazing views, a large collection of incredible animals, hands-on learning activities and much more. Your family will love this adventure!
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A rare historical treasure, the authentic Manitou cliff dwellings of the Anasazi Indians were built more than 700 years ago. Preserved under a protective red sandstone overhang, you and your family can explore inside each dwelling, touch the sandstone and roam free through these architectural remnants of American Indian culture that roamed the Four Corners of Colorado.
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Old Colorado City is a great destination for your family. Explore over 100 fine galleries, specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants and more. Looking for a unique gift? Look no further. Shops in Old Colorado City offer everything from handmade soaps, spices, and decor to gourmet cupcakes.

Services

Services

Services

Coordinate on-campus parking and transportation needs for your event.  Transport your group to and from events in a safe and stress-free manner.  UCCS shuttle buses are available for charter.

Technology

Technology

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

Description
The University of Colorado offers free Wi-Fi; Built-In AV Racks in each Meeting Rooms; Smart Podiums in each classroom; Portable, outdoor sound systems. UCCS facilities are fully equipped and supported to make your conference or event successful.
Technology

Virtually Perfect
Enjoy On-campus Technology that’s Out of this World.

As a university, we work with some pretty bright people. Which means we have to be pretty bright people ourselves—especially when it comes to technology. Here at UCCS, you’ll find we have everything you need to make your meeting, conference, or get-together an electrifying event. But the “wow” factor doesn’t just come from having an extensive inventory of high-tech equipment at your disposal. It comes from working with a staff of exceedingly knowledgeable individuals who understand your vision and have the discipline to help you see it to a successful conclusion.

Special technology requests? No problem! Not to brag, but our meeting rooms, training facilities, and campus accommodations are some of the best-equipped in the region. Which means you’ll not only find wireless Internet in every room on campus, you’ll also see that we offer the last word in audio/visual equipment, and the services of a dedicated on-site tech team who’ll help you launch your event and see that you come home a hero. Mission Control Means Mission Accomplished Get the Ideal Technical Connection.

Testimonials

Testimonials


"It is truly an honor and pleasure to have your team assist as well as accommodate all of the pre-colleiate and concurent programs accordingly. Although most importantly , thank you for assisting the SoColo REACH institute/program throughout this summer. We look forward in working with you soon!"

"I know we've said this a thousand times, but thank you so much for helping us through setting up a fun and beautiful wedding reception room!  You were a huge help in organizing everything and making sure things flowed.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

"Thank you so much for your smiles and positive attitudes during our World Youth Goalball Championships in late July. Thank you for you going out of your way to make sure our athletes and coaches were comfortable and happy. It was a pleasure working with you!"



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