Conferences & Meetings

Having a conference or meeting and need a place to host it? Northwestern has several rooms available for rent. We also feature lodging, catering, transportation and more. Learn more about how to reserve a space today.
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University of Northwestern is an ideal location for various events:

Multi-day conferences (available June—August), one-day, weekend and evening events (available year-round) Your attendees will have access to our exceptional meeting and conference facilities plus the amenities of a modern conference center.

Event Services personnel are available year-round to discuss proposals, plan events and offer on-site assistance.

Contact Rental Services

E-mail: events@unwsp.edu
Phone: 651-631-5217
Fax: 651-631-5162

Services Available for Your Conference

Meeting facilities

From small classroom settings to major auditorium seating, you'll find a variety of spaces for your events.

Lodging

On-campus accommodations are available from June to early August in one of our four comfortable residence halls. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, kitchen/kitchenette, living area and air-conditioning. If you are unable to find suitable lodging at University of Northwestern, we may be able to negotiate a hotel room block for you at one of the area hotels.

Catering

Your conference guests will enjoy healthful, delicious meals and snacks through Bon Appetit's on-site catering services.

Registration

Our experienced Event Services staff can assist you in processing registrations with efficient ticketing software, building a customized database, collecting, processing, receipting and accounting for registration revenue and preparing a financial summary and balance of revenue.

Transportation

Event Services can accommodate a shuttle loop around campus, an excursion to the Mall of America or a shuttle to the airport.

Recreation

Located on the shores of Lake Johanna, Northwestern offers a wide variety of recreational activities:

  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Half-mile of private beach
  • Baseball, softball, soccer and football fields
  • Spacious lawn for group activities

Indoor facilities include:

  • Weight room
  • Running track
  • Gymnasium
  • Racquetball courts
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