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University of Minnesota Conference and Event Services

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210 Delaware St S.E.
Comstock Hall

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:2000
Meeting
Rooms:100+
Maximum
Overnight:4000
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  • University of MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota
  • University DiningUniversity Dining
  • Minneapolis SkylineMinneapolis Skyline
  • Continuing Education & Conference Center, capacity 440Continuing Education & Conference Center, capacity 440
  • Coffman Memorial Union Theatre, seating capacity 402Coffman Memorial Union Theatre, seating capacity 402
  • 3M Arena at Mariucci3M Arena at Mariucci
  • Northrop Auditorium, seating capacity 2,800Northrop Auditorium, seating capacity 2,800
  • Campus ClubCampus Club
  • Goldy the Gopher, University MascotGoldy the Gopher, University Mascot
  • Coffman Memorial UnionCoffman Memorial Union
  • Carlson School of ManagementCarlson School of Management
  • St. Paul CampusSt. Paul Campus
  • TCF Bank StadiumTCF Bank Stadium
  • 3M Arena at Mariucci3M Arena at Mariucci
  • RecWell Aquatic CenterRecWell Aquatic Center
  • Campus ClubCampus Club
  • Campus ClubCampus Club
  • Pioneer HallPioneer Hall
  • Weisman Art MuseumWeisman Art Museum
  • Campus ShuttleCampus Shuttle
  • Light Rail TransitLight Rail Transit
  • St. Paul Union DepotSt. Paul Union Depot
  • Bruininks HallBruininks Hall
  • Northrop MallNorthrop Mall

About

About University of Minnesota Conference and Event Services

The University of Minnesota offers the perfect event venue in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area. Home to 3 unique campuses and 2 great cities, situated along the banks of the Mississippi River, this venue has it all! Whether you are booking a business conference, training, expo, or retreat or you have a wedding or social event to plan, The University of Minnesota will exceed your expectations. Guests will not only enjoy the beauty of campus, they will also appreciate the convenience of being just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and less than 20 minutes from the Mall of America and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Minneapolis - 1-2 miles to downtown
St Paul - 3 miles to downtown

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Minneapolis/St. Paul International - 20 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Metro | Train | Lyft | Uber


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
The campus has on-site catering and 25 retail venues open year-round. Multiple residential dining centers are also open throughout the summer.


Cultural CateringYES


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
ADA Accessible
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

2000 Attendees


100+ Spaces

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Theatre Style 2700 theatre/up to 50,000 arena | Classroom Style 1000

TECHNOLOGY
Conference & Event Services offers online registration forms for guests staying in on-campus accommodations. We offer wired and/or wireless services in all University of Minnesota venues, as well as access to housing and campus computer labs. The University has completely FREE guest wireless on campus.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

4000 Overnight Guests


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


Private, Semi-Private, Communal

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Accommodations

Accommodations

4000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 600 beds | image

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 481 beds | image
Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall is nestled in a quaint neighborhood on the outskirts of St. Paul, Minnesota.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 690 beds | image
Centennial Hall

Located in the Superblock, Centennial is situated in the heart of Stadium Village.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 561 beds | image
Comstock Hall

Comstock is located a few steps from Coffman Memorial Union and the Weisman Art Museum.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 733 beds | image
Frontier Hall

Located in the Superblock, Frontier is situated in the heart of Stadium Village.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 772 beds | image
Radius Apartments

Radius is an apartment complex located north of Dinkytown near UMN Althetic Facilities.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 756 beds
Located in the Superblock, Pioneer is situated in the heart of Stadium Village.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 692 beds | image
Territorial Hall

Located in the Superblock, Territorial is situated in the heart of Stadium Village.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 142 beds | image
Roy Wilkins Hall

Roy Wilkins is an apartment complex outside of Dinkytown with convenient access to transit ways.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Suite/Apartment Style | 452 beds | image
Mark G. Yudof Hall

Yudof is a beautiful apartment complex overlooking the Mississippi River.
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site
Food and Beverage On-Site


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
2000
Overall
1000
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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TCF Stadium

TCF Bank Stadium isn’t just a football venue. It's a monumental contribution to University of Minnesota heritage as well as a living, breathing icon for the whole community to enjoy. There are multiple meeting spaces contained within, including: DQ Club Room, Indoor Club, Presidents Dining Room, and Event Meeting Room seating anywhere from 25-1,000.
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Mariucci Arena

Mariucci Arena seats 9,700, has the capacity for an ice sheet 100 ft. by 200 ft., has a club room for up to 350 people, meeting space for up to 100, locker rooms, and concessions and catering available.
| 13,000 SQ FT | image
Campus Club

The Campus Club offers elegant spaces for any type of event, whether it be corporate, social, private, wedding or university. We have 11 flexible event spaces, over 13,000 square feet, that can accommodate a variety of events ranging from 2 to 250. This unique venue has floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning panoramic views of downtown Minneapolis and the Mississippi River, and a terrace perfect for an outdoor wedding ceremony or reception. With an in-house Executive Chef, guests will enjoy locally sourced and organic food.
| 9,194 SQ FT | image
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

Known for its art-deco decor and historic design, the Great Hall is the largest facility in Coffman Memorial Union. This extraordinary event space is equipped with its own prep kitchen, restrooms, ticket booth, tech booth and a spacious annex great for pre-event registration or reception area.
| 12,000 SQ FT | image
Memorial Hall

Consistently rated 5 of 5 stars by event and meeting planners, the McNamara Alumni Center is a top Minneapolis venue for conferences, galas, holiday parties and wedding receptions. McNamara’s architecture is bold and beautiful, inspired by the Minnesota landscape of wood, water and copper. With ten unique meeting rooms, all on the first floor, McNamara offers event planners and attendees many conveniences, including tunnel connections to an adjacent 500-car parking ramp and the Graduate Hotel, quick highway access and award-winning D’Amico Catering onsite.
| 4,636 SQ FT | image
Theater, Coffman Memorial Union

With a vast stage, ticket booth, tech booth and Green Room, the Theater is truly one of Coffman's gems. This gorgeous space has the capabilities for films, theatrical performances, panel discussions, lectures and more. The Theater also includes an elegant lobby overlooking the Fountain Terrace that can be used for pre- or post-event gatherings.
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Cowells Auditorium and Atrium, Hubert H. Humphrey Conference Center

Cowles Auditorium, carpeted with tiered theater-style seating, provides an intimate feeling while accommodating a large group. The wall at the back of the stage doubles as a projection screen. A large three-story, sky-lit space, the atrium is ideal for receptions, meetings, dinners, and luncheons.
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MacMillian Auditorium, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The MacMillan Auditorium features state-of-the-art multimedia technology and accommodates groups up to 375 theatre-style for meetings and 300 for banquets. The space can be divided into as many as four smaller meeting rooms-each with its own lighting and multimedia controls.
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McQuinn Great Hall, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The most dramatic space within the new Oswald Visitor Center is the McQuinn Great Hall, with its soaring 40-foot ceilings, massive Douglas fir timber trusses, and expansive windows that showcase six outdoor gardens and terraces. Perfect for an after-hours hors d oeuvres reception, the space accommodates up to 150.
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Northrop Auditorium

Considered the Carnegie Hall of the Midwest, Northrop Auditorium is the largest space on campus. There is an adjustable orchestra pit which can accommodate up to 80 additional seating spaces.
| 5,103 SQ FT | image
Northstar Ballroom,  St Paul Student Center

The North Star Ballroom is a vast, versatile space with parquet flooring suitable for banquets, career fairs, and performances. In addition, the Ballroom features a stage, grand piano, special lighting capabilities and a mirror ball to add elegance to your event ambiance.
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Theater, St. Paul Student Center

With ample seating and full audio/visual capabilities, the Theater is truly one of the Student Center's gems. The stage has been host to films, theatrical performances, dance recitals, panel discussions, lectures and much more.
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Ted Mann Concert Hall

With a breathtaking view of the riverbank through 3-story, glass walled lobby which is for rent separately or combined with the main stage. European Shoebox designed theater with 2 tiers and raised mezzanine.
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University Recreation Center

Located on the University of Minnesotas East Bank Campus, the facility serves between 3,000 and 5,000 patrons on an average weekday during the academic year.
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St. Paul Gymnasium

Located on the University of Minnesotas St. Paul Campus, the facility serves approximately 1,000 patrons on an average weekday during the academic year. In 2002, the St. Paul Gymnasium was named an Outstanding Facility by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
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Weisman Art Museum

Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River and the Minneapolis skyline, Frank Gehry's imaginative design of stainless steel and brick has made the Weisman Art Museum a prominent architectural landmark. Inside, pale wood and cascading light come together in what The New York Times called "five of the most gorgeous galleries on earth." There are a number of spaces available for rent.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES


Catering
The campus has on-site catering and 25 retail venues open year-round. Multiple residential dining centers are also open throughout the summer.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: Varies | image

Residential Dining provides buffet style dining with a variety of menu options.
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Our primary food court houses Chick-fil-A, Cranberry Farms, Bana Sol, Greens to Go, Grille Works, Kettle Classics, Bene Pizzeria, Panda Express, Einstein Bros Bagels, M Deli, Jamba Juice and Starbucks Coffee.
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The East Bank Campus offers several dining locations: River Road Cafe, Java City at Moos, Nolte Restaurant, Outside In, Northrop Grill and Wise Owl Cafe.
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The West Bank Campus offers several dining locations: 1300 South Cafe, Academic Blend Cafe, Bistro West, Bleecker Street, Essentials Market, Grille Works, Left Bank Cafe, Metropol, Starbucks, Sullivan Cafe, Zoca, CityKid Java Cafe.
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The St Paul dining offers Hay Loft Cafe, Java City @ St Paul, Subway, and Terrace Cafe.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Minneapolis/St. Paul International - 20 minutes
Nearby Cities
Minneapolis - 1-2 miles to downtown miles | St Paul - 3 miles to downtown
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Train
Lyft
Uber
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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Established in 1974, The Raptor Center specializes in the medical care, rehabilitation, and conservation of eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. In additional to treating approximately 800 birds a year, the internationally known program reaches more than 200,000 people each year through public education programs and events.
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The Bell Museum's exhibits encourage exploration and convey the wonder of nature, the excitement of science, and the importance of research and conservation of the natural world.
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The Weisman Art Museum offers an educational and friendly museum experience. The museum's collection features early 20th century American artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe and Marsden Hartley, as well as a diverse selection of contemporary art. A teaching museum for the University of Minnesota and the community, the Weisman provides a fresh, engaging arts experience through an array of programs and a changing schedule of exhibitions.
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Guthrie Theatre is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.
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America's largest mall with more than 520 stores and restaurants. Attractions inside the mall include Nickelodeon Universe, Underwater Adventures Aquarium, LEGO Imagination Center, Dinosaur Walk Museum, and Nascar Silicon Motor Speedway.
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The Science Museum is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. The Science Museum's programs combine research and collection facilities, a public science education center, extensive teacher education and school outreach programs, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater to provide science education to our audience of more than a million people per year.

Services

Services

Services

Printing Services has the resources, personnel, and knowledge required to successfully solve any communications challenge. From on-demand, variable data printing to web design and economical offset printing, our team of communications professionals will work within your budget to tailor an effective plan for communicating your message.

For added security, our Security monitors may be hired 24 hours a day as needed.

UMPD is a professional police force, dedicated to protecting the people and property of the University of Minnesota.

Specializes in providing registration resources and conference planning services for University of Minnesota sponsored programs.

Parking and Transportation Services specializes in the transit needs of guests, from parking permits and bus passes, to car rental and bike paths.

Let Facility Management's Signs and Graphics Unit fulfill all your sign and graphic needs!

The Office of Classroom Management is the central point of contact, and single point of responsibility and accountability for all general purpose classroom space.

Technology

Technology

Description
Conference & Event Services offers online registration forms for guests staying in on-campus accommodations. We offer wired and/or wireless services in all University of Minnesota venues, as well as access to housing and campus computer labs. The University has completely FREE guest wireless on campus.
Technology

Provides a variety of technical services for guests, including set-up and operations support for the duration of your event.

LCD Projectors, Video Monitors (27" & 32"), Video Conversion.

Wired and Wireless Microphones, Speakers, Digital Audio Recorders, Audio Conversion

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110