Events Planning & Catering

UMC Events Planning & Catering is your full-service event planning resource for CU and the Boulder area. From our beautiful outdoor locations with spectacular views of the Flatirons to a spacious and versatile ballroom, we have the perfect space for your event. Our highly qualified event planners will help you produce your ideal event from the planning stage to the finishing touches. Call us today at 303-492-8833.

The University Memorial Center (UMC), in the heart of CU Boulder campus, features a five-story atrium, the largest ballroom facility within Boulder proper and technologically advanced “smart rooms.” A copy center, food court, bank, ATMs and book store round out the building’s amenities. When you hold your gathering at CU Boulder, you’re getting affordable, LEED Silver-certified sustainable facilities with a focus on flexibility and guest experience.

We offer a wide variety of event services, including

  • Elegant dinners
  • Lunch meetings
  • Receptions
  • Weddings
  • BBQs
  • Holiday parties
  • Graduation events

We’ll work with you to plan the perfect event for 10 to 1,000 guests. You can choose from our popular menu items, or we can make your favorite recipes; we offer some truly delicious international cuisine. Whatever your needs – intimate meetings, lavish receptions, conferences, lectures or social events – we offer your group an opportunity to experience a truly memorable event.

All event space reservations include:

  • Customizable room configurations
  • Professional in-house audio/visual equipment rentals
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Dedicated event planner to help you produce your ideal event from the planning stage to the finishing touches

Events with Alcohol
If you desire to have alcohol served at your event, we will assist you with the process. CU’s Campus Alcohol Agent is located in our office.
Information about having alcohol at your event and the Alcohol Authorization Form

Internet Access for Guests
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the UMC.
Requirements for wireless access at CU

Events at Your Location of Choice in the Boulder Area
We can fulfill your off-campus event planning and catering needs as well! Whether you’re having a picnic, coffee break, wedding, reception, elegant home event or full-service catering at your corporate headquarters, we’re ready to serve you. Or you can utilize our UMC Catering to go!

Simply call us at 303-492-8833. We look forward to serving you!

For CU Departments and Student Groups
We can help you schedule rooms in the UMC and elsewhere on the CU campus. Call or visit us in UMC room 140, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the Fall and Spring semesters (7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during summer). Use this chart to learn how to request space in other locations on campus.

As of January 1, 2017, we will no longer accept A-cards as payment by internal CU Boulder departments. Payment must be made by IN or Speedtype only. Please contact us with any questions at 303-492-8833.

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