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University of New Mexico

MSC03 2200, 1 UNM
Bldg 60, Ste 1094

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

2000Largest Group
21Meeting Rooms
1800Overnight Guests
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Looking for the perfect event venue in Albuquerque, NM? University of New Mexico facilities are perfect for events such as conferences, meetings, presentations, weddings, concerts, summer camps, and more. Great year-round weather and beautiful architecture provide the perfect setting for a variety of occasions.

University of New Mexico is located in the heart of Albuquerque, minutes from the Albuquerque International Airport, Downtown, Old Town, museums, and athletic venues. Take the afternoon to enjoy the world's longest tram ride to the top of the beautiful Sandia Mountains, hop on the Rail Runner Express for a day trip to Santa Fe, or just sit back and enjoy the natural beauty of the New Mexico landscape.

Meetings in the Desert Oasis of Albuquerque:

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Albuquerque - 0 Miles, Santa Fe - 60 Miles, Taos - 130 Miles,
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Albuquerque International / 5
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Within walking distance
University of New Mexico in Albuquerque offers year-round availability. Housing and overnight accommodations are available June-August.
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Residence Halls
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Semi-Private, Private, Communal
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University of New Mexico in Albuquerque has free wireless internet and data ports in meeting rooms. Teleconferencing and videoconferencing capabilities are offered with an on-site audio visual team. Also available is a 180 seat, state-of-the-art theater for special presentations of films.
Food & Beverage:
University of New Mexico in Albuquerque offers full service catering, including bar service, cafeteria style, and take-away style dining options. There are 7 dining venues in the Student Union Building including, Satellite Coffee, Blake's Lotaburger and Chick-fil-a as well as several local options within walking distance.
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Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
The Pavilion - Championship Golf Course The Pavilion at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course is a great space for a banquet, reception, or meeting. The openness of the building, with its large windows, is relaxing and enjoyable. The outside patio can also be used for seating or for a dance. The patio overlooks the course and has a beautiful view of the horizon.

Student Union Grand Ballroom The Student Union Grand Ballroom is the perfect location for banquets, presentations, receptions and more. Designed for versatility, the ballroom consists of three sections, ballrooms A, B, and C, which can be divided according to your event needs. Capacities range from 200 to 1300 theater style, with state of the art audio visual systems including built-in sound system, electric screen, ceiling mounted data projectors, and a great view of the campus.  The Student Union Ballrooms have hosted events as varied as concerts, award ceremonies, talent shows, movie showings, weddings, wedding receptions, and keynote speakers.

Cherry / Silver Our premiere conference room, named for the school colors. Permanent conference style.

Santa Ana The mid-size Santa Ana room is perfect for meetings, conferences, informal presentations, and even small intimate dinners utilizing the SUB's catering service. The Santa Ana room comes outfitted with two projection screens and a beautiful view of the UNM campus from the third floor of the SUB.

Mirage The Mirage room allows your small business, organization, or group an ideal atmosphere for collaboration or brainstorming while still suitable for smaller presentations and meetings: a very versatile room.



Lobo One of our larger meeting rooms, this room offers convenient access to nearby breakout rooms and can seat up to 120.  Complete with a ceiling mounted projector and electric screen, the Lobo room for small presentations, brainstorms, conferences, and more.



Sandia Named for its great view of the Sandia Mountains.








Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Redondo Village Apartments 397 397 Residence Halls Shared yes
Alvarado 170 Residence Halls Communal yes
Santa Clara 170 Residence Halls Communal yes
Laguna/DeVargas 340 Residence Halls Shared yes
Coronado 432 Residence Halls Communal yes


  • UNM Catering Service
    The University of New Mexico Event Planning and Scheduling professionals can assist you in planning your meeting, banquet or reception. They can cater on or off the University campus; offering everything from coffee breaks to elegant banquets. For more information and a listing of menu items, see attached menu.
    >>> menu (PDF)


  • Chick-fil-a
    Chicken sandwiches, nuggets, salads and their famous waffle fries.
  • Times Square Deli Express
    Offers the highest quality hot and cold sub sandwiches, salads, signature sides, and distinctive, warm chips.
  • Sahara
    Middle Eastern, food including vegetarian selections. Menu items include sandwiches, combo platters, soups, salads, and more.
  • Garcia's Kitchen
    Authentic Northern New Mexican style cuisine including burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and spicy red and green chilies prepared daily with the freshest ingredients available.
  • Sonic
    America's Favorite Drive In, offering burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of fountain drinks.
  • Mandalay Express
    Authentic Asian food and sushi prepared fresh daily.
  • Outtakes Mercado
    Outtakes features a number of grab and go items, soft drinks, snacks, and even gourmet to go.
  • Satellite Coffee
    Locally owned and operated. Sit, relax and savor fresh brewed coffee, tea, cappuccino, cocoa, etc. Also enjoy pastries, breakfast, or sandwich items.
  • Saggios
    Family-owned and operated pizzeria with an upbeat atmosphere. Saggios serves up some of the biggest pizza slices in Albuquerque. Menu includes: pizza, salads, calzones, focaccia sandwiches, desserts, and fruit smoothies.


Online Registration UNM offers the convenience of creating a custom registration website for your conference or event. We will handle registration, collecting payment, and generating reports. Allow guests to purchase different paths of registration as well as optional items.

On-Site Audio Visual Team Offering A/V equipment rental including teleconferencing and video conferencing. Bringing your Own equipment? We'll help set it up, and make sure everything is working.

UNM Catering Service Professional in house catering service to meet all your needs. Please see Dining/Catering tab for more info.


Video-Conferencing Meet face-to-face with colleagues from all over the world with our Video-Conferencing services.

Teleconferencing Bring all parties to the table with this convenient option.

Wireless Internet Available throughout the Student Union, and in many areas of campus for no charge. Data ports also available throughout the SUB.

Multi-Purpose Theater Utilize our hi-tech theater for presentations, films or even Karaoke! Featuring 190 elegant seats and professional theater capabilities.

Area Attractions

Historic Old Town

"Historic Old Town has been the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded here in 1706. Today, historic Old Town Albuquerque is the city's cultural center, with five museums and more than 100 shops, galleries and restaurants. More than 300 years after it was founded, Old Town remains a center for culture, architecture, shopping, art and cuisine."

Historic Nob Hill Nob Hill is just a short walk away from UNM's main campus. This historic route 66 community features the very best in dining and shopping. Whether it is art, music, or dancing that you're interested in, Nob Hill is the perfect getaway during your conference or event. Experience all that the heart of Albuquerque has to offer!

Downtown Albuquerque Located just minutes from the venues at University of New Mexico is Downtown Albuquerque. Downtown provides an experience like none other when it comes to art and entertainment. Whether you want to catch a movie or try some of the best food New Mexico has to offer, Downtown is easy to navigate by foot and can provide hours of fun and relaxation.

ABQ Uptown "ABQ Uptown is your ultimate destination for upscale shopping, home furnishings, entertainment and dining.You'll find it all in a pedestrian-friendly, open-air lifestyle center. When you see the big blue, yellow, and red “Q” at the intersection of Uptown Boulevard and Q Street, you know you are in the right place. It’s ABQ Uptown, the ultimate destination in New Mexico for upscale fashion, home furnishings, entertainment and dining and the perfect place to shop, walk, and eat in a just-right, outdoor environment. With approximately 220,000 square feet of retail shops, restaurants, and New Mexico's premier day spa, ABQ Uptown has a unique mix of stores that create a completely new and refreshing shopping experience for the community and its citizens."

Isotopes Park Get out and watch a great game of baseball! Isotopes Park is just minutes from UNM and is the perfect activity for your group!

ABQ Ride "Whatever the case may be, ABQ RIDE can provide hassle free transportation to and from some of Albuquerque's top destinations. ABQ RIDE provides bus service every half hour from the Albuquerque International Sunport. We also provide service to many of the cultural and entertainment destinations Albuquerque has to offer."

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta "For nine days in October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of Mass Ascension on crisp early mornings as these graceful giants leave the ground to take their place in the cerulean desert sky. For ballooning fans worldwide, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a pilgrimage. There's something for everyone to enjoy . . . whimsical special shapes filled with equal parts of hot air and wonder, and Balloon Glows that create a magical night landscape for spectators to wander. No matter who you are, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta will leave you awestruck and wanting more."

ABQ BioPark Zoo "Located next to the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the 64-acre Zoo has been offering guests close encounters with exotic and native animals since 1927."

Sandia Peak Tramway "A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature’s more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of color, and your vantage point from the observation deck atop 10,378 foot Sandia Peak in the Cibola National Forest affords an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment. Located on the eastern edge of Albuquerque in the Sandia Foothills at the end of Tramway Road."

New Mexico RailRunner Express The RailRunner is a fun and inexpensive way to travel from Albuquerque to Santa Fe for an outing!

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