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Situated at the heart of the newest University of California campus on the banks of Little Lake, UC Merced’s conference center features world-class environmental design and is eligible for LEED certification.

The conference center includes the Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom, two conference rooms, and four classrooms.

The Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom features more than 5,700 square feet of space and can seat up to 600 guests in a theater layout and 220 people in an event layout.

Two adjacent, approximately 1,600 square-foot conference rooms seat approximately 60 people each, while four upstairs, approximately 560 square-foot classrooms seat approximately 24 people. Each room can be configured to meet your event needs.

All rooms feature integrated audio-video technology, including native Zoom integration to allow convenient livestreaming inside and outside of the conference center.

The Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom includes two 30-foot diagonal Direct View LED video walls that support 4K videos.

The conference rooms include dual projectors that support 4K video on 132-inch screens. The classrooms include projectors that support 4K video on 110-inch screens.

Wi-fi is available throughout the conference center.


Contact our team to schedule a tour and start planning your next event!

Debbie Henderson, CMP
Director, UC Merced Hospitality Services