Adelphi University

Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events
Family Reunions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Youth Retreat/Camps


Adelphi University is conveniently located in beautiful Garden City, New York. Host your next conference, meeting or special event just 25 miles west of New York City, 10 miles from the Long Island beaches, 12-16 miles from both major airports and within walking distance to the shops and restaurants that give the area its distinct sense of character.

Adelphi University has recently completed a massive renovation of the main venue space, the Ruth S. Harley University Center. In this state of the art facility there is a full ballroom and meeting rooms able to accomodate up to 500 guests (depending upon room setup), a dining hall with 6 popular choices, unique stations, and a full service Starbucks! The space was designed to be modern, sustainable and eco friendly and has the latest technology.

Hybrid Meetings

  • Ceiling Microphones in ballrooms, meeting rooms, etc.
  • 145 Classrooms with hybrid meetings capabilities

Food & Beverage Options

The University Center Dining Hall

The brand new University Center Dining Hall is home to 6 different stations with food cooked and prepared right before your eyes to your exact specifications. The Market is a grab and go stations for prepackaged soups and sandwiches, baked pastas and in the morning an omlet station. The Back Bar Grill is home to grilled items, fresh meat and fish as well as rotisserie-cooked meats. Carved & Crafted prepares Boar's Head product sandwiches, wraps and paninis exactly how you want along with soups and chips. Our Innovation Kitchen is always changing! Every week the menue will change to offer different themed food making our options never ending! 500 Degrees makes pizza your way. Customize your individual pie or order calzones and rolls. Asian Fusion is a fresh sushi and hot buffet offering Asian inspired dishes. 

Our team also works with all kinds of dietary preferences, needs and restrictions. Items on menus also have symbols identifying whether meals are allergy friendly. Whatever your craving is that day, our University Center Dining Hall is bound to have exactly what you are looking for!
Seating Capacity: 300

Starbucks in the University Center

Adelphi's newly renovated University Center is now home to a full service Starbucks! Come inside to grab a latte before your meeting or a mocha to sit in read in our stunning new lounge areas. Our Starbucks offers all your favorite menu items as any other store but with the comforts and convience of being at Adelphi University!

The Eatery at Post Hall

This cafeteria style dining establishment offers express mobile ordering. With multiple food options and changing menu, this locations is a comfortable space for guests to grab food from the south side of campus.

Paws Cafe

Paws Cafe is located inside the Nexus building. Grab pastries, a cup of coffee or pre packaged sandwiches on the go!

Catering Options

Adelphi Dining Services

Whether planning a simple breakfast or an upscale executive luncheon, you will find all of our most popular menu selections on line. We can also custom design a menu for any special occasion.


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 430
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

Residence Hall A

The newest of Adelphi's residence halls, Resident Hall A is located right between the baseball and softball fields. Each of the rooms in this 180 bed, 6,000 square foot residence hall features private bathrooms and individual climate control systems including air conditioning. Each floor also has it's own spacious lounge. This home away-from-home suite style resident hall takes on campus housing to a whole new level. 
180 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Floorplan Layout

Resident Hall B

Like Resident Hall A, Res Hall B offers suite style accomodations each with their own bathrooms and climate control settings, including air conditioning! Right next to the baseball field, the perfect view to watch the Panthers hit some home runs is right inside your room, or maybe you're looking to watch with friends from one of the many lounges in the front of the building. Rooms can accomodate up to 3 guests or may offer the privacy you're looking for after a long day at the conference and be a single occupancy room. This new location offers the comforts of home with the added bonus of being right on campus for you to attend your program. 

This accommodation has A/C

Floorplan Layout

Earle Hall

Located right by the Performing Arts Center and field, Earle Hall has four floors, offering single and double occupancy accomodations with communal bathrooms. Earle is also home to the honors college suites. These rooms have a shared bathroom between two bedrooms and a common living area. Air conditioning is located on specific floors. 

This accommodation has A/C

Eddy Hall

Eddy Hall is a residential hall located next to Resident Hall B and the baseball field. This communal hall is airconditioned and has lounges throughtout the building. 

This accommodation has A/C

Waldo Hall

Waldo Hall faces the quad, a beautiful grass field perfect for relaxing and taking advantage of Adelphi's gorgeous green campus. The Hall has 4 floors, with air conditioning offered on the 4th floor. The bathrooms are communal in this residential hall. 

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Car Charging Station
In-House Catering
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


1 South Ave,

Garden City Garden City, 11530



Nearby Airport

John F. Kennedy - 15 minutes

Nearby International Airport

John F. Kennedy - 15 minutes


Parking on Site: Yes

Car charging stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

New York City – 25

Things to Know


In-house catering available

Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: No

Can Bring In Own Food: No

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: Yes

Cannabis Consumption: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes


Adelphi University in Garden City, NY has the following technology available: internet access, audio/visual production & presentation.

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Microphones
  • Sound System