Event & Conference Services

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Whether you’re planning a simple meeting or a large-scale event, we are your one-stop shop for event planning success.


We provide a professional customer service experience by offering dedicated advising, experts in the field, and necessary resources for successful meetings, events, and conferences.

Joel DeWyer

Associate Director for Event & Conference Services
410-455-1446
dewyerj@umbc.edu

Drema Wentz

Manager for Event & Conference Services
410-455-3621
dwentz@umbc.edu

William Archer

Coordinator for Student Organization Events
410-455-1438
warcher1@umbc.edu

Simon Reilly

Operations Manager for Event Production
410-455-6794
sreill3@umbc.edu

Pat Kleespies

Multi-Media Technician
patk1@umbc.edu

Sam Zuckerman

Multi-Media Technician
samzuck1@umbc.edu

Hanna Jardel

Graduate Assistant for Scheduling
410-455-3615
schedule@umbc.edu

Whether you’re looking for buffet-style, a la carte concepts, or a fully catered dining experience, you’ll find that UMBC has a lot to offer.

True Grits

A popular option for our summer conference groups. Our campus dining hall offers a comfortable sit-down dining experience with three different wings of culinary options for guests


Skylight Room

Casual, buffet-style, sit-down dining experience. An excellent venue for sit-down banquets.


The Commons

A wide variety of a la carte dining concepts for every palette.

For a complete listing of options,
visit our Dine On Campus Guide


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University Center

Meeting in or near the University Center? UMBC is proud to have these popular retail options located on the 1st floor.

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We have a wide range and variety of meeting spaces, classrooms, lecture halls, and performance spaces across campus that give us the flexibility to meet your diverse needs.

Traditional Meeting & Event Options

The Commons, 3rd Floor

The Commons maintains six traditional meeting rooms that can accommodate various setups and sizes.

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Commons 327

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Commons 331

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Commons 332

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Residential Life Community Center

In the midst of our apartment communities, the community center includes a board room and dividable multi-purpose room with an accompanying kitchenette.

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The University Center, 3rd Floor

A popular choice for large-scale events that need additional breakout spaces.

Ballroom

Ballroom Lounge

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Performance Spaces & Lecture Halls

Proscenium Theater

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Concert Hall

Concert Hall

Lecture Hall

Lecture Hall

UMBC Residential Life serves thousands of guests each summer. We are pleased to offer several housing options for conferences including: Traditional-style residence halls like Chesapeake, Patapsco, Potomac and Susquehanna; Suite-style units like Erickson and Harbor Halls; and our recently renovated apartment communities.

Campus Life

Conference Housing

Please feel free to download our floor plans and list of amenities.

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Commons Technical Services has the expertise, imagination, and inventory to provide quality technical support for events of all sizes. Whether you are planning a small meeting, professional conference, fashion show, or concert, we can provide equipment and staff to meet your needs.

Equipment and services available:

  • audio reinforcement
  • stage lighting
  • decorative room lighting
  • video projection
  • laptops
  • draperies and rigging

Large-scale/ceremonies

Large-scale/ceremonies

Average Meeting

Average Meeting
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UMBC’s own student marketing & design center.

For a list of their basic marketing options, view our Marketing Guide

Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Contact Us

410-455-3615

schedule@umbc.edu

1000 Hilltop Cir
The Commons 335
Baltimore, MD 21250