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Colorado College

14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903-3298

1100Largest Group
40Meeting Rooms
800Overnight Guests
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  •  Campus located at the foot of Pikes Peak Campus located at the foot of Pikes Peak

  • Residence hall accommodationsResidence hall accommodations

  • Tutt LibraryTutt Library

  • multi-level apartment bedroommulti-level apartment bedroom

  • Residence hall room accommodationsResidence hall room accommodations

  • Rastall Dining HallRastall Dining Hall

  • CateringCatering

  • multi-level apartment living areamulti-level apartment living area

  • Worner Campus Center within walking distance of any meeting roomWorner Campus Center within walking distance of any meeting room

  • Adam F. Press Fitness Center is available for conference guests over 16Adam F. Press Fitness Center is available for conference guests over 16

  • Schlessman Pool is available for conference guest usageSchlessman Pool is available for conference guest usage

  • Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center-Celeste TheatreEdith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center-Celeste Theatre

  • Blanca Apartment Building and a beautiful view of Pike's PeakBlanca Apartment Building and a beautiful view of Pike's Peak

  • Bemis Hall- Home of the Conference Services OfficeBemis Hall- Home of the Conference Services Office

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is 20 minutes from the campusCheyenne Mountain Zoo is 20 minutes from the campus

  • Garden of the Gods is 15 minues from the campusGarden of the Gods is 15 minues from the campus

  • East Campus Small HousesEast Campus Small Houses

Colorado CollegeVisit WebsitePhone
  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Accommodations
  • Catering
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
  • Testimonials
Located just a few blocks north of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado College is nestled near the foot of Pikes Peak and the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Our 90-acre, pedestrian-friendly campus is home to more than 1,665 trees and 20 separate gardens, providing a sense of place reflective of the larger Colorado landscape. Guests to our campus will work with experienced Colorado event planners to design a Colorado College conference experience that makes the most of our state-of-the-art athletics facilities, smart classrooms, lecture halls, and theatres, as well as a variety of historical and uniquely designed spaces for banquets, private parties, and other special events.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Denver - 1.25 hours north
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Colorado Springs Airport / 15
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking Onsite:
Yes
Parking:
Free
Availability:
Overnight accommodations are available June 1 through mid-July, with Colorado meeting, banquet and classroom spaces available year round.
Room Type(s):
Single, Double and Quad Apartments; Small houses accommodating from 10-60 lodgers; Residence Halls
Bath Type(s):
Private, Semi-private, Compartmentalized, and Communal
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
1100
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
40
Number of Overnight Guests:
800
Technology:
The college has classrooms with full computer project capabilities. The library & residence halls have computer labs. Residence halls are on our campus network and have technology capability in each room.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Must Use In-house Catering:
No
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Cannabis Industry Friendly:
No
Cannabis consumption permitted (outside):
No
Special Rates and Packages:
Special rates are available based on availability.
Rental Policies:
Conferences must be educational in nature.
Phone:
719-389-6619
Event Space Available:
June
July
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Youth Retreat/Camp




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Armstrong Hall Armstrong Hall contains over 25 rooms available to conferences.

390 - 530
Kathryn Mohrman Theatre The largest theater location on campus.

6219
Max Kade Theater A smaller theater setting in Armstrong Hall.

1671
Barnes Hall Three classrooms, one PC lab and one Mac lab available.

average 600-1300
Bemis Great Hall Built in 1908, Bemis Great Hall provides an elegant location for banquets or lectures.

2625
McHugh Commons McHugh Commons provides a modern space for meeting, lecture, and banquet events.

1716
Loomis Lounge A large lounge in Loomis Hall, ideal for groups staying in the dorm.

2440
Olin Lecture Hall A lecture hall in the Olin Science Building.

1725
Gates Common Room A unique venue for banquets, lectures, and meetings in historic Palmer Hall.

4085
Shove Chapel This beautiful, gothic-style chapel was inspired by the Winchester Cathedral in England.

29,000
Slocum Commons An ideal space for meetings or lectures in Slocum Hall.

2244
Kresge Lecture Hall A lecture space in the Tutt Science Center.

1190
WES Room A meeting room with theater-style seating, tables, and a large projection system.

1283
Gaylord Hall In the campus student center, this location is ideal for meetings, lectures, and banquets.

2924
Worner Center Meeting Rooms 8 meeting rooms are available in the campus student center.

215
Packard Hall Packard Hall provides a more intimate theater experience.

2715
Cornerstone Arts Center Theatre Newest building at CC, the Cornerstone Arts Center provides a perfect theater venue.

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Traditional Residence Halls 499 736 Residence Halls Communal no
Apartments 364 393 Suite/Apartment Style Shared no
Small Houses 225 265 Residence Halls Communal no

Catering

  • Bon Appetit Catering
    Whether you’re ordering lunch for a meeting, planning a reception for 200, or stressing out about a five-course dinner for a visiting VIP, we offer the complete range of services to ensure your event is a stellar success. Our chefs are culinary all-stars, and they love making custom menus, as well as classic comforts, that are not just healthy and delicious, they’re locally and humanely sourced. Our experienced staff can execute your vision with unparalleled service and taste. Dive into our sustainability standards and diverse menu offerings to discover what makes us uniquely Bon Appétit.
    >>> menu (PDF)

Dining

  • Rastall Dining Hall
    Rastall Dining Hall
    Seating Capacity: 500
    Head to Rastall Café in the Worner Campus Center for an all-you-can eat buffet-style smorgasbord. A gathering place for our entire community, Rastall offers a wide range of meal options from "traditional" comfort foods to international delicacies to nutritious vegetarian and vegan options. In addition to a grill station, which offers made-to-order all-natural beef and antiobiotic-free chicken, Rastall houses kiosks for the flavors of Southeast Asia; hand-made pizzas and pastas; massive salad and sandwich bars with local, seasonal produce; made-from-scratch soups; and an omelette bar on lazy weekend mornings. All stations rotate menus on a daily basis, supplying a wide variety of options for all members of the CC community.
  • Colorado Coffee Cafe
    Colorado Coffee and Susie B's
    Seating Capacity: 50
    Get your caffeine fix at two must-know locations, Colorado Coffee and Susie B's, located in the Worner Campus Center and Tutt Library, respectively. Both offer coffee and espresso favorites, house-made snacks, and tons of bottled beverages. Colorado Coffee also serves fresh fruit, smoothies, breakfast items, and grab-and-go salads and sandwiches.

Services

ServiceDescription
IT Technical Support The conference office provides its own technical support, including wireless set-up.

Audio Visual Assistance AV technicians are available to provide technical support and equipment.

Baca Campus CC's campus at the base of the Sangre de Christo Mountain Range is available to conferences.

Athletic Facilities Full weight room, ice rink, and swimming pool are available to conferences.

Voicemail Voicemail can be set up for individual conferences.

Tutt Library The campus library is available to all conferences without special arrangements.

Transportation Services If you are arranging off-campus experiences, we can arrange transportation in both vans and buses.

Technology

TypeDescription
Barnes PC Lab 26 computers, built-in projection system, Smart Board interactive whiteboard

Keck Mac Lab 26 computers, built-in projection system.

Palmer 2 Computer Lab 22 computers, built-in projection system.

TLC 1 19 computers, built-in projection system.

Smart Classrooms Some classrooms available are "Smart Rooms" containing built-in projection and sound systems.

Area Attractions

AttractionDescription
Pikes Peak Pikes Peak towers over Colorado Springs and inspired Katharine Lee Bates' "America the Beautiful".

Garden of the Gods Beautiful red sandstone formations that rest at the base of Pikes Peak.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo The only mountain zoo, built at 6,800 feet.

Cave of the Winds One of America's most important show caves, a true "Geo-Venture".

Seven Falls A mile-long series of stunning water falls.

Royal Gorge Home to the world's highest suspension bridge.

Air Force Academy Located on the north side of Colorado Springs.

Olympic Training Center Tour the Hall of Fame Rotunda, athlete eating and training facilities, and see Olympic memorabilia.

Old Colorado City Historic district offers an old-west atmosphere with cafes, galleries, and specialty shops.

Testimonials

  • "We continually come back to Colorado College because we know that our program will always run smoothly and be successful. Their staff has always been more than willing to work with us, is flexible, and committed to excellence. I would highly recommend any conference to the Colorado Conference Program."
    Katie Terrill, SuperCamp

  • "The best I have ever worked with anywhere. Though they werent a part of our group, they felt like they were. Nothing but teamwork all around."
    Pastor Marcus Zill, Higher Things

  • "Thanks to all of you, this years ANA Summer Seminar was a most exciting, educational and FUN experience. I really enjoy working with you all!"
    Gail Baker, American Numismatic Association

  • "There is nowhere else that we could have the excellent facilities, the outstanding catering, and first-class planning support all at a very reasonable price - that we get from the Colorado College Summer Programs. Brenda Soto and her team do an excellent job!"
    Jeff Rhodes, ToolBook Users Conference

  • "Out of the dozen Universities that I have worked with, Colorado College (Summer Conferences) is the most outstanding! Knowledgeable, professional, and flexible are the first words that come to mind. They are really on the ball! My job would be a dream if everyone was like Brenda."
    Craig Mounts, iD Tech Camps

  • "Brenda is always a pleasure to work with. Her staff is professional and very attentive to our needs. Colorado College is our favorite college location!"
    Rick Sang, Ray Guy Prokicker.com Academy

  • "Thanks to your organization, thoroughness and attention to detail, the 20th year of the program was just about perfect!"
    Kim Taylor, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

  • "The entire experience at Colorado College was simply excellent. Everything was just so well done and first class. Thank you for your and your staffs help with making the CLAG conference a success."
    Taylor E. Mack, CLAG

  • "The best conference staff that the NSLC has ever experienced."
    Kathryn Ward-Mytinger, National Student Leadership Conference

  • "Across the board, Colorado Colleges staff was most helpful, cooperative, and flexible in rather adverse weather conditions. Thank you!"
    Chandler Smith, MS Bike

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