The University of Colorado Boulder offers many wonderful venues for you to host an event. The majority of our scheduling is done through the CU Events Planning & Catering office, 303-492-8833. Larger conferences and multiple day events should contact CU 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 campusalcoholagent@colorado.edu.  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.

Multiple Venues Across Campus

Additional Campus Venues

    • ATLAS Building - 150-seat auditorium, small seminar rooms, 25-seat and 40-seat classrooms and performance and exhibit spaces.
      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: College of Engineering & Applied Science Dean’s Office 303-492-5071
    • Engineering Lobby - Ground floor lobby area with gallery space, coffee bar and seating.
      Contact: College of Engineering & Applied Science Dean’s Office 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
    • Idea Forge (Fleming Building) - Several spaces serve as versatile event spaces for groups, specifically the Commons and Project-Based Learning Studio.
      Contact: Victoria Lanaghan  303-735-1117
    • 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 Theatre - The venues are typically scheduled with classes. Theatres and rehearsal spaces may occasionally be available.
      Contact: Connie Lane  303-492-3037
    • 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

    On-Campus Catering

    • CU Events Planning & Catering - Based in the University Memorial Center representing Campus Dining Services, caters across campus.
      Contact: CU Events Planning & Catering  303-492-8833
    • Levy Restaurants - Based in Folsom Field, caters Folsom Field and Coors Event Center
      Contact: Brianne Staley 303-735-5210​

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