University Of Denver In Denver CO | Unique Venues
University of Denver

University of Denver

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 Denver's (DU) 125-acre campus offers a variety of distinct venues for meetings, conferences, and special events with modern housing and dining options, a sports facility and a state-of-the-art performing arts center. Lodging amenities include air-conditioning, linens, 24-hr front desk, laundry room, and high speed internet. Our Denver event venue is located eight miles southeast of downtown with convenient light rail access, ample parking, on-site catering, technology support, and wireless internet access. No matter the occasion, University of Denver’s Conference and Event Services is committed to creating an exceptional experience for your guests—contact us today!

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 500 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 476
  • Largest Theatre Style: 500
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 500
  • Largest Seated Reception: 168
  • Largest Standing Reception: 350
  • Academic Year Largest Group: yes
  • Rooftop Capacity: 30
Davis Auditorium
Offering stadium-style seating, this venue is great for workshops and presentations. Located in Sturm Hall, numerous classrooms are available nearby for breakout purposes.
  • 487 Classroom Style
  • 487 Theatre Style
Marion Gottesfeld Room
Adorned with Italian marble columns, this elegant space is ideal for intimate gatherings and small wedding receptions.
  • 100 Banquet Style
  • 60 Classroom Style
  • 150 Theatre Style
Community Room
This multipurpose room features two built-in screens, two LCD projectors, a small stage, and numerous lighting options; ideal for luncheons, corporate meetings, and workshops.
  • 152 Banquet Style
  • 80 Classroom Style
  • 200 Theatre Style
Evans Memorial Chapel
Built in 1878 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Evans Memorial Chapel is a beautiful sandstone structure surrounded by picturesque flower gardens and graceful ponds. Available for weddings and intimate gatherings.
  • 85 Theatre Style
Harper Humanities Garden
DU's Harper Humanities Garden provides a peaceful background for outdoor wedding ceremonies, as well as picnics, barbecues, and other activities.
  • 125 Theatre Style
ECS 510
Beautiful room on the fifth floor of the new Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science building. Seats 60 at tables of 6 and up to 125 theater style.
  • 60 Banquet Style
  • 125 Theatre Style

Food & Beverage Options

Nelson Dining Hall
Located within Nelson Hall, this dining facility offers an "all-you-can-eat" buffet service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sodexo, DU's food service provider, is also pleased to accommodate special dietary needs.
Centennial Halls Cafeteria
Located within Centennial Halls, this dining facility offers an "all-you-can-eat" buffet service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sodexo, DU's food service provider, is also pleased to accommodate special dietary needs.

Catering options

Sodexo Catering
Sodexo, DU’s food service provider, offers catering services for every occasion. From luncheons and barbeques, to weddings and cocktail receptions, Sodexo Catering is pleased to cater events throughout campus year-round.

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1,600
Nelson Hall
Amenities include: 24-hr front desk service, laundry room, high-speed internet, underground parking, meeting rooms, and dining hall.
  • 260 Rooms
  • 400 Beds
Nagel Hall
Amenities include: 24-hr front desk service, laundry room, high-speed internet, nearby parking, meeting rooms, and nearby dining hall. This building is also LEED-certified.
  • 250 Rooms
  • 350 Beds
Centennial Towers
Amenities include: 24-hr front desk service, laundry room, high-speed internet, nearby parking, main lounge, and nearby dining hall. Located paces away from the light rail station, with routes to Downtown Denver and the Tech Center.
  • 200 Rooms
  • 300 Beds
Centennial Halls
Amenities include: 24-hr front desk service, laundry room, high-speed internet, dining hall, nearby parking, and main lounge. Located paces away from the light rail station, with routes to Downtown Denver and the Tech Center.
Johnson McFarlane Hall
Amenities include: 24-hr front desk service, laundry room, high-speed internet, nearby parking, main lounge, and nearby dining hall.
  • 200 Rooms
  • 400 Beds

Featured Amenities

  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fitness Center Fitness Center
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Laundry
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

 
Conference and Event Services,
1745 S High St,
Denver, Colorado 80210

Transportation

  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Denver International Airport (DIA) - 40 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Denver International Airport (DIA) - 40 minutes

Parking

  • Onsite Parking: Yes

Nearby Cities

Colorado Springs – 60 | Boulder – 28 | Mountains – 80

Things to Know

Catering

  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes

Technology

Wireless internet access is available throughout most of our Denver campus. Most classrooms are equipped with white board and basic tech: screen and LCD projector. Smart classrooms are available as well. Additional equipment is available through University of Denver’s on-site Event Media Support and Technology team.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: No
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes

Services

On-site Catering
Sodexo, DU’s food service provider, offers catering services for every occasion. From luncheons and barbeques, to weddings and cocktail receptions, Sodexo Catering is pleased to cater events throughout campus year-round.