University Of New Mexico In Albuquerque, NM | Unique Venues For Weddings & Events
University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Event Types Welcomed

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

About

Are you planning an event in Albuquerque, NM? University of New Mexico facilities offer the perfect venue for conferences, meetings, presentations, weddings, concerts, summer camps, and more. Great year-round weather and beautiful architecture provide the perfect setting for a variety of occasions.

University of New Mexico is in the heart of Albuquerque, minutes from the Albuquerque International Airport, Downtown, Old Town, museums, and athletic venues. Take the afternoon to enjoy the world’s longest tram ride to the top of the beautiful Sandia Mountains, hop on the Rail Runner Express for a day trip to Santa Fe, or just sit back and enjoy the natural beauty of the New Mexico landscape. Impress your guests and let us provide a stress-free planning experience at our spectacular Albuquerque, New Mexico event venue!

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 2000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 720
  • Largest Theatre Style: 1880
Student Union Grand Ballroom
The Student Union Grand Ballroom is the perfect location for banquets, presentations, receptions and more. Designed for versatility, the ballroom consists of three sections, ballrooms A, B, and C, which can be divided according to your event needs. Capacities range from 200 to 1300 theater style, with state of the art audio visual systems including built-in sound system, electric screen, ceiling mounted data projectors, and a great view of the campus.  The Student Union Ballrooms have hosted events as varied as concerts, award ceremonies, talent shows, movie showings, weddings, wedding receptions, and keynote speakers.
  • 11,197 Sq. Ft.
  • 800 Banquet Style
  • 1,300 Theatre Style
Lobo
One of our larger meeting rooms, this room offers convenient access to nearby breakout rooms and can seat up to 120.  Complete with a ceiling mounted projector and electric screen, the Lobo room for small presentations, brainstorms, conferences, and more.
  • 1,736 Sq. Ft.
  • 120 Banquet Style
  • 60 Classroom Style
  • 132 Theatre Style
  • 40 Conference Style
Acoma
  • 1,140 Sq. Ft.
  • 120 Banquet Style
  • 60 Classroom Style
  • 132 Theatre Style
  • 40 Conference Style
Santa Ana
The mid-size Santa Ana room is perfect for meetings, conferences, informal presentations, and even small intimate dinners utilizing the SUB's catering service. The Santa Ana room comes outfitted with two projection screens and a beautiful view of the UNM campus from the third floor of the SUB.
  • 1,155 Sq. Ft.
  • 64 Banquet Style
  • 50 Classroom Style
  • 88 Theatre Style
  • 40 Conference Style
Mirage
The Mirage room allows your small business, organization, or group an ideal atmosphere for collaboration or brainstorming while still suitable for smaller presentations and meetings: a very versatile room.
  • 366 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Banquet Style
  • 18 Classroom Style
  • 30 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Thunderbird
  • 318 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Banquet Style
  • 15 Classroom Style
  • 25 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Alumni
  • 310 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Banquet Style
  • 15 Classroom Style
  • 25 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Spirit
  • 330 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Banquet Style
  • 15 Classroom Style
  • 25 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Trailblazer
  • 287 Sq. Ft.
  • 16 Banquet Style
  • 12 Classroom Style
  • 20 Theatre Style
  • 10 Conference Style
Sandia
Named for its great view of the Sandia Mountains.
  • 415 Sq. Ft.
  • 16 Banquet Style
  • 24 Classroom Style
  • 34 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Isleta
  • 568 Sq. Ft.
  • 32 Banquet Style
  • 21 Classroom Style
  • 38 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Luminaria
  • 494 Sq. Ft.
  • 32 Banquet Style
  • 21 Classroom Style
  • 42 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Scholars
  • 554 Sq. Ft.
  • 32 Banquet Style
  • 15 Classroom Style
  • 45 Theatre Style
  • 16 Conference Style
Cherry / Silver
Our premiere conference room, named for the school colors. Permanent conference style.
  • 598 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Conference Style
Amigo
  • 399 Sq. Ft.
  • 24 Banquet Style
  • 25 Theatre Style
  • 10 Conference Style
The Pavilion - Championship Golf Course
The Pavilion at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course is a great space for a banquet, reception, or meeting. The openness of the building, with its large windows, is relaxing and enjoyable. The outside patio can also be used for seating or for a dance. The patio overlooks the course and has a beautiful view of the horizon.
  • 150 Banquet Style

Food & Beverage Options

Outtakes Mercado
Outtakes features a number of grab and go items, soft drinks, snacks, and even gourmet to go.
    Garcia's Kitchen
    Authentic Northern New Mexican style cuisine including burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and spicy red and green chilies prepared daily with the freshest ingredients available.
      Sonic
      America's Favorite Drive In, offering burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of fountain drinks.
        Chick-fil-a
        Chicken sandwiches, nuggets, salads and their famous waffle fries.
          Satellite Coffee
          Locally owned and operated. Sit, relax and savor fresh brewed coffee, tea, cappuccino, cocoa, etc. Also enjoy pastries, breakfast, or sandwich items.
            Mandalay Express
            Authentic Asian food and sushi prepared fresh daily.
              Saggios
              Family-owned and operated pizzeria with an upbeat atmosphere. Saggios serves up some of the biggest pizza slices in Albuquerque. Menu includes: pizza, salads, calzones, focaccia sandwiches, desserts, and fruit smoothies.
                Times Square Deli Express
                Offers the highest quality hot and cold sub sandwiches, salads, signature sides, and distinctive, warm chips.
                  Sahara
                  Middle Eastern, food including vegetarian selections. Menu items include sandwiches, combo platters, soups, salads, and more.

                    Catering options

                    UNM Catering Service
                    The University of New Mexico Event Planning and Scheduling professionals can assist you in planning your meeting, banquet or reception. They can cater on or off the University campus; offering everything from coffee breaks to elegant banquets. For more information and a listing of menu items, see attached menu.

                    Accommodations

                    • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1800
                    Redondo Village Apartments
                    Redondo Village (RVA), which houses 397, is an apartment-style hall located just east of Johnson Field. It has three stories, an elevator and interior apartment entrances. Each 4-bedroom/1-bath furnished apartment includes a full kitchen, bar-style eating, and a living area complete with a sofa, easy chair, a coffee table and two end tables. Bedrooms include a loftable bed, a chest of drawers, a desk and chair, and a closet space. Large windows in the living areas have great views and let in lots of natural light.
                    • 397 Rooms
                    • 397 Beds
                    Laguna/DeVargas
                    The Laguna/ DeVargas Complex (LDV), co-ed halls, offers suite-style living accommodations. Each building, Laguna and DeVargas, contains a full kitchen, two laundry facilities, and a group study area/lounge on each of the upper floors and in the basements. Each suite includes a combination of single and double rooms, and a bathroom. With amenities like solid wood closets, shared private bathrooms, and a beautifully landscaped courtyard complete with grills and shaded seating, LDV is a popular alternative to the traditional halls. All common areas including bathrooms and lounge areas are maintained by the RLSH housekeeping staff.
                    • 340 Beds
                    Coronado
                    Coronado Features

                    Capacity: 432
                    Double and single rooms
                    A sink in every room
                    Rooms furnished with one extra-long twin bed, desk, & chair (per person)
                    A storage closet (per person)
                    Free basic cable TV
                    Free Internet connection/Wifi
                    Air conditioning
                    Kitchenettes
                    Free (coinless) laundry facilities
                    Community bathrooms
                    Non-smoking
                    On-campus parking (optional)
                    • 432 Beds
                    Alvarado
                    Traditional Style Residence Hall Double Occupancy rooms
                    Rooms furnished with one extra-long twin bed, desk, & chair (per person)
                    2 Closets and ample storage space
                    Free cable TV
                    Free Internet connection
                    Air conditioning
                    Free laundry facilities
                    Full kitchen facilities
                    Community bathrooms
                    Non-smoking
                    • 170 Beds
                    Santa Clara
                    Santa Clara Features

                    Capacity: 170
                    Traditional Style Residence Hall Double Occupancy rooms
                    Rooms furnished with one extra-long twin bed, desk, & chair (per person)
                    2 Closets and ample storage space
                    Free cable TV
                    Free Internet connection
                    Air conditioning
                    Free laundry facilities
                    Full kitchen facilities
                    Community bathrooms
                    Non-smoking
                    • 170 Beds

                    Featured Amenities

                    • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
                    • In-House Catering
                    • Near Public Transit
                    • Overnight Rooms
                    • Taxi
                    • Theater Seating

                    Venue Location + Transportation

                    Address

                     
                    MSC03 2200, 1 UNM,
                    Bldg 60, Ste 1094,
                    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

                    Transportation

                    • BusBus
                    • LyftLyft
                    • TaxiTaxi
                    • UberUber

                    Nearby Airport

                    • Albuquerque International - 5 minutes

                    Nearby International Airport

                    • Albuquerque International - 5 minutes

                    Nearby Cities

                    Albuquerque – 0 Miles,
                    Santa Fe – 60 Miles,
                    Taos – 130 Miles,

                    Things to Know

                    Catering

                    • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
                    • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes

                    Technology

                    University of New Mexico in Albuquerque has free wireless internet and data ports in meeting rooms. Teleconferencing and videoconferencing capabilities are offered with an on-site audio visual team. Also available is a 180 seat, state-of-the-art theater for special presentations of films.

                      Venue Policies

                      • Alcohol Consumption: Yes

                      Services

                      On-Site Audio Visual Team
                      Offering A/V equipment rental including teleconferencing and video conferencing. Bringing your Own equipment? We'll help set it up, and make sure everything is working.
                      UNM Catering Service
                      Professional in house catering service to meet all your needs. Please see Dining/Catering tab for more info.
                      Online Registration
                      UNM offers the convenience of creating a custom registration website for your conference or event. We will handle registration, collecting payment, and generating reports. Allow guests to purchase different paths of registration as well as optional items.

                      Technology

                      Video-Conferencing
                      Meet face-to-face with colleagues from all over the world with our Video-Conferencing services.
                      Teleconferencing
                      Bring all parties to the table with this convenient option.
                      Wireless Internet
                      Available throughout the Student Union, and in many areas of campus for no charge. Data ports also available throughout the SUB.
                      Multi-Purpose Theater
                      Utilize our hi-tech theater for presentations, films or even Karaoke! Featuring 190 elegant seats and professional theater capabilities.