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University of Central Oklahoma

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Parties
Youth Retreat/Camps

Unique Venue Feature

Located in the central United states, UCO is a historical campus which was the first institution of higher learning to offer classes on the Oklahoma Territory in 1890.  Home to the historic classroom building Old North which is on the Register of National Historical Places which now houses the President's Office and has calssroom and faculty office space. UCO is also home to one of the states oldest operating residenace halls which opened in 1937 and still in operation today. 

About

The University of Central Oklahoma, located just outside of Oklahoma City in Edmond, OK, offers an affordable world-class conference center, as well as great coordination services with first-rate summer lodging, meeting, event, wedding, holiday parties and dining space available throughout the year. All of this is situated in a comfortable, convenient, and diverse community, while also being centrally located to Oklahoma’s popular attractions!

Our experienced Events Management team has more than 25 years of experience coordinating conferences and special events and will assist you in developing a great experience for you and your guests. We will find the most suitable venue on campus for your event and arrange the components necessary for a successful program including catering for your function, audio/visual support, housing and parking. The University of Central Oklahoma’s partnership with UCO Campus Dining Services allows for a wide range of catering services that include everything from boxed lunches to sit-down meal service and a full-service bar for up to 500 attendees.

Food & Beverage Options

Ayers Kitchen

UCO's centrally located dining center features meals that are self-serve; all you can eat, featuring 13 serving stations. 
Seating Capacity: 300

Nigh University Center Food Court

Conveniently located in the Nigh University Center, the Food Court offers Chick-Fil-A Express, Flat Tire Burger, Sushi with Gusto, Second Street Subs & Tu Taco .
Seating Capacity: 350

Starbucks

Starbucks provides customers with a personalized coffee experience. Much like the popular stand-alone locations, the UCO Starbucks offers hot and iced espresso beverages, teas, and non-caffeinated beverages like Refreshers customized to order. An assortment of hand-selected food items, coffee bean varieties, reusable eco-friendly cups, and decorative mugs and are available for purchase at the register.  Located on the second floor of the Nigh University Center.
Seating Capacity: 20

Market in the Library

Market in the Library offers a variety of food and beverage options to fit any schedule. With a plethora of snacks that range from fresh fruit to beef jerky to candy, there is something for every customer. These locations feature meal options like freshly rolled sushi and salads and sandwiches that are ready-made with fresh ingredients to provide optimal lunching in a hurry, or make your own coffee or tea on the go. Located on the ground floor of the Max Chambers Library.

Market in the Nigh

Market in the Nigh offers a variety of food and beverage options to fit any schedule. With a plethora of snacks that range from fresh fruit to beef jerky to candy, there is something for every customer. These locations feature meal options like freshly rolled sushi and salads and sandwiches that are ready-made with fresh ingredients to provide optimal lunching in a hurry, or make your own coffee or tea on the go.  Located in the second floor of the Nigh University Center. 

1890

A nod to the founding of the university, 1890 Metropolitan Cafe features a menu of tasty sandwiches, packed salads, loaded fries, and sweet desserts in a modern industrial space. Visit this space for lunch each day and enjoy the fast-casual atmosphere before your next class or meeting.Located on the second floor of the Nigh University Center,
Seating Capacity: 70

Catering Options

UCO Catering

Central Catering at the University of Central Oklahoma understands how important meals and refreshment breaks are to your program. Our friendly, professional staff is always ready to assist you in planning food details for your special event. We would be proud to have you as our honored guest and we look forward to extending to you the superior service and excellent cuisine Central Catering can provide. Our catering staff is at your disposal to help you choose from a wide array of menu selections or to create a custom menu to make your event unique. Our full-service catering is available, whether an intimate meal for 10, or a large group of 400, with a variety of service styles to include everything from refreshment breaks and outdoor barbecues to receptions and elegantly served dinners.
Menu

Full Menu

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Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1300
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Business Services
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

Suites

Our suite-style residence halls offer guests upscale sleeping accommodations. Pick your furnished floor plan from either a double-occupancy room with a private bath, quad-occupancy unit (two rooms with a connecting bath), or four-bedroom apartment with a kitchenette and two bathrooms. We offer single and double rooms and can accommodate up to 300 guests. There is a free on-site laundry facilities as well as a fully lit outdoor courtyard equipped with volleyball court, basketball court, a grill and picnic tables.
300 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Murdaugh Hall

This historical residence hall offers double-occupancy rooms and is fully furnished. All guest rooms are equipped with a vanity and in-room heat and air controls, with centrally located semi-private, communal bathrooms.
290 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

West Hall

The traditional residence hall offers double-occupancy rooms and is fully furnished, with a central location on campus. All guest rooms are air-conditioned with centrally located semi-private, communal bathrooms.
453 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

The Quad

The Quad is a pod-style living space equipped with 22 study rooms, as well as 12 social lounges.  Other amenities unique to The Quad include a community kitchen, complete with cook top and oven, a movie screening room, and exercise room.
440 Beds

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Bus
Business Center
Car Charging Station
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Laundry
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Taxi
Theater Seating
WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

100 North University Drive,

Box 214,

Edmond Edmond, 73034

Transportation

Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber

Nearby Airport

Will Rogers Airport - 30 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International - 220 minutes

Parking

Parking on Site: Yes

Car charging stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

Oklahoma City – 15 miles, Tulsa – 100 miles, Lawton – 100 miles

Things to Know

Catering

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: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Technology

UCO offers state-of-the-art technology including wireless and high speed internet, on-site audio/visual services, videoconferencing, and satellite uplink/downlink.

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

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