Plan an Event

The University of Colorado Boulder offers many wonderful venues for you to host an event. The majority of our scheduling is done through the UMC Scheduling office, at 303-492-8833. Larger conferences and events should contact Conference Services, 303-492-5151.

Events with Alcohol

If you represent a non-University organization or are a private individual planning an event with alcohol on the CU Boulder campus, please contact the Campus Alcohol Agent at 303-492-3269 or  The Campus Alcohol Agent will assist you in choosing a venue and scheduling your event and answer any questions you have about alcohol service on campus.

Information for University employees on scheduling an event with alcohol .

Events with Alcohol

Space on Campus

From ballrooms to boardrooms, the University of Colorado Boulder has a wide variety of meeting and event space that can be rented by the public. We have several on-site caterers, and many of our venues allow outside catering. For the location of the venues listed below, visit the online campus map.

  • Athletic Facilities - Balch Field House, Dal Ward, Potts Field, Prentup Field, South Campus Tennis Courts.
    Contact: John Galvin  303-492-1994
  • Recreation Facilities - Student Rec Center Conference Rooms, Gymnasium. Competitive play fields, Pools, and Ice Rink.
    Contact: Patty McConnell  303-492-8900
  • ATLAS Building - 150-seat distance learning equipped auditorium, 75-seat film screening room, executive boardroom, performance and exhibit spaces, and video conference room.
    Contact: ATLAS Scheduling  303-735-4577
  • British Studies - A signature meeting room atop Norlin Library.
    Contact: Lucy Zellar 303-492-3990
  • Center for Community (C4C) - Dynamic and flexible meeting spaces are anchored by a top-flight dining facility.
    Contact: Marc Roth  303-492-2837
  • CIRES - Auditorium and atrium.
    Contact: Rob Schubert  303-492-5579
  • Coors Events Center - 
    Contact: Steve Pizzi  303-492-5579
  • CU Art Museum - Centrally located in the artistic and cultural heart of the campus, the CU Art Museum has fine exhibition spaces for hosting your event.
    Contact: Veronica Bush  303-492-2716
  • CU Heritage Center Museum - Third floor of Old Main. The museum highlights the history of the University of Colorado at Boulder.
    Contact: Allyson Smith  303-492-6329
  • CU Museum of Natural History - Galleries including a Dinosaur Fossil Hall and other rotating exhibits. Dinosaur Hall is available for rental
    Contact: Kory T. Katsimpalis  303-492-6892
  • Discovery Learning Center - The Bechtel Collaboratory, seats up to 108 people and can be divided into three smaller rooms if desired. Videoconferencing. Murray Reading Room and DLC Atrium Lobby can be reserved separately or in conjunction.
    Contact: Bernadette Garcia  303-492-3141
  • Engineering Lobby - Ground floor lobby area with gallery space, coffee bar and seating.
    Contact: Ian Cunningham  303-492-5071
  • Fiske Planetarium - Planetarium, lobby and classrooms available for reservation. Multimedia services available.
    Contact: Francisco Salas  303-492-5002
  • Folsom Field & Premium Spaces - Club Level, Rooftop Terrace, Touchdown Club.
    Contact: Caitlin Owens  303-492-9790
  • Gamow Tower Commons Room - Graduate study lounge on the 11th floor of the Gamow Tower in the Duane Physics Building. Spectacular 360-degree view of the Boulder area.
    Contact: Physics Information Desk  303-492-6952
  • JILA Auditorium - An auditorium located in the JILA building.
    Contact:  Kim Monteleone  303-492-5749
  • Koenig Alumni Center - Beautifully restored residence with catering kitchen and surrounding gardens with gazebo shelter.
    Contact: Carolyn Paul  303-735-2382
  • Leeds School of Business - Classrooms and meeting facilities. 
    Contact: Kay Shepherd  303-735-1665
  • Macky Auditorium - One of the premiere concert halls on the front range, Macky Auditorium seats 2,047. Full technical support available.
    Contact: Rudy Betancourt  303-492-8423
  • Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre - With seating for up to 1007 and views of the Flatirons, the Mary Rippon Theatre is a beautiful location for large and small scale events.
    Contact: Jarid Sumner  303-492-3168
  • Muenzinger Courtyard - A large outdoor space located centrally to the Porter Biosciences, Muenzinger and MCDB Buildings.
    Contact: Kate Bell  303-492-8092
  • Old Main Chapel - A beautifully refurbished multi-level theatre space in the campus' oldest building.
    Contact: Jon Bennett  303-492-6165
  • University Club Room 106 - Large meeting room.
    Contact: UMC Scheduling 303-492-8833
  • University Memorial Center and the non-academic uses of the majority of campus academic buildings - Ballroom, conference facilities and on-site technical service and catering. To book academic space on campus, your group must be non-profit, educational, or leadership oriented.
    Contact: UMC Scheduling  303-492-8833
  • University Theatre - The venues are typically scheduled with classes. Theatres and rehearsal spaces may occasionally be available.
    Contact: Stacy Witt  303-492-2294
  • Wolf Law Building - Many rooms available for rent and can accommodate almost any size event. Wittemeyer Courtroom capacity of 255, with smaller seminar rooms for groups of 20 or less. Student Commons and outdoor deck also available.
    Contact: Law Front Desk  303-492-8047

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