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University of Minnesota Conference and Event Services

Event Types Welcomed

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

About

The University of Minnesota offers the perfect event venue in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area. Home to 3 pristine campuses and 2 vibrant cities and 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 natural beauty of the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, as the venue is close to many local nature attractions such as Minnehaha Falls, Lake of the Isles, and Chain of Lakes. University of Minnesota also has the convenience of being located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and all that the area has to offer. Minnesota’s art and culture scene are very close by, as the venue is walking distance to Weisman Art Museum, local breweries and restaurants. For those that are traveling, University of Minnesota is less than 20 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

For more information about our event space, visit our website at uces.umn.edu.

Food & Beverage Options

Residential Dining

Residential Dining provides buffet style dining with a variety of menu options.
Seating Capacity: Varies

Coffman Memorial Union Dining

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.

East Bank Campus Dining

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.

West Bank Dining

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.

St. Paul Dining

The St Paul dining offers Hay Loft Cafe, Java City @ St Paul, Subway, and Terrace Cafe.

Catering Options

Sky Lakes Catering Co.

We want to ensure that we are providing you with the very best options for you to select from, so please let us know if there is something you do not see in our order guide. We will be happy to assist you at any time with placing your food and beverage orders and can walk you through the on-line process. Choose from the featured menus or contact us to customize your event.

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 5000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 5,000
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall is nestled in a quaint neighborhood on the outskirts of St. Paul, Minnesota. For more information about Yudof Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/bailey.
481 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Centennial Hall

Located in the Superblock, Centennial Hall is situated in the heart of Stadium Village. For more information about Centennial Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/centennial.
690 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Comstock Hall

Comstock Hall is located a few steps from Coffman Memorial Union and the Weisman Art Museum. For more information about Comstock Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/comstock.
561 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Frontier Hall

Located in the Superblock, Frontier Hall is situated in the heart of Stadium Village. For more information about Frontier Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/frontier.
733 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Mark G. Yudof Hall

Yudof is a beautiful apartment complex overlooking the Mississippi River. For more information about Yudof Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/yudof.
452 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Territorial Hall

Located in the Superblock, Territorial Hall is situated in the heart of Stadium Village. For more information about Territorial Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/territorial.
692 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Roy Wilkins Hall

Roy Wilkins is an apartment complex outside of Dinkytown with convenient access to transit ways. For more information about Wilkins Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/wilkins.
142 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

17th Avenue Residence Hall

17th Avenue Residence Hall is located near Dinkytown, home to delicious and historic restaurants. For more information about 17th Avenue Residence Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/17th.
600 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Pioneer Hall

Located in the Superblock, Pioneer Hall is situated in the heart of Stadium Village. For more information about Pioneer Hall, please visit uces.umn.edu/pioneer.
756 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Radius Apartments

Radius is an apartment complex located north of Dinkytown near UMN Althetic Facilities. For more information about Radius Apartments, please visit uces.umn.edu/radius.
772 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Bus
Fitness Center
Laundry
Linens
Near Public Transit
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Sports Facilities
Taxi
Theater Seating
WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

210 Delaware St S.E.,

Comstock Hall,

Minneapolis Minneapolis, 55455

Transportation

Taxi
Bus
Metro
Train
Lyft
Uber

Nearby Airport

Minneapolis/St. Paul International - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Minneapolis/St. Paul International - 20 minutes

Parking

Parking on Site: Yes

Nearby Cities

Minneapolis – 1-2 miles to downtown
St Paul – 3 miles to downtown
Saint Louis Park – 9 miles

Things to Know

Catering

External Catering Allowed: Yes

Can Bring In Own Food: Yes

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

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.

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes