Whether its a critical meeting where big decisions will be made or a casual gathering to break out of the usual routine or anything in between, the spectacular UC Merced campus offers an option to make your event a success. In addition to the variety of spaces offered in our conference center, Hospitality Services provides event space across campus in a variety of shapes and sizes. Please take a look at some of our most popular options below, and contact us for additional options.
The conference center includes the Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom, two conference rooms, and four breakout rooms.
- 2 – 30’ dvLED Video Walls (1000 nits brightness) located in Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom
- 2 - 132" Projection screens located in Rooms 105 and 110
- 1 - 120" Diagonal Projection Screen in Rooms 205,210,215 and 225
- Lapel and wireless microphones located in each room
- All Conference Center Rooms are Fully Zoom enabled
- HDMI compatible
Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom
The Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy Grand Ballroom is a 5,700 square-foot meeting and event space located adjacent to the Administration Building and can seat up to 520 guests theatre style or up to 250 guests banquet style. Sample Layouts (Coming Soon)
Conference Center Rooms 105 and 110
Rooms 105 and 110 are apprioximately 1600 is a 5,700 square-foot meeting and event space located adjacent to the Administration Building and can seat up to 100 guests theatre style or up to 72 guests banquet style. Sample Layouts (Coming Soon)
Conference Center Rooms 205,210,215 and 225
Each of these rooms are located on the second floor of the conference center, and each room is approximately 560 square feet and can each seat up to 24 guests in mutiple configurations. Sample Layouts (Coming Soon)
The California Room is a 2,400 square-foot meeting and event space located in the heart of the Valley Terraces residential community and adjacent to the Cat Quad, a green space reserved for student and residential life events. The California Room has an attached kitchenette and features three walls of windows and wood ceiling beams. Click Here for California Room Sample Layouts.
- Large LCD Projector with audio
- Lapel and wireless microphones
- HDMI compatible
- Attached kitchenette
Crescent Arch Room
Crescent Arch is a 1,755 square-foot meeting space located in the Half Dome residence hall. The space features beautiful paintings of iconic Yosemite landmarks, including Half Dome itself.
- LCD projector with audio
- Microphone ready
- CD and DVD players
- HDMI / VGA compatible
Private Dining Room Reservation
To reserve Elizabeth's Garden in the Yablokoff-Wallace Dining Center, please use the UC Merced Room Reservation System (EMS). Please note that Elizabeth's Garden does not have built in Audio/Visual Systems and is not intended to be meeting space. It is available for a maximum of 4 hours for meal service and programming. A catering order from Lakeside Catering must accompany this reservation request.
Contact us to plan your next event!
We are located in the Summits Office 190.