Meeting and Event Spaces



All reservations are handled through Conference and Event Services. For university related events, please call 530-747-3830. For non-university events (e.g. weddings, private parties, corporate events) call 530-747-3851. You can also make reservations and check availability at the CES website.


The Alumni Center staff is responsible for the setting up of tables, chairs and audio/visual equipment for each event in the building. After making your reservation, please contact the facility manager to discuss your set-up needs. 

Optional amenities available   

In addition to the amenities listed with each space in the space descriptions below, the follow options are available:

  • Projector rental
  • Conference phone rental
  • Laptop rental
  • Linen rentals
  • Outdoor sound system rental
  • A-frame easels (complimentary)
  • Flip chart (complimentary)

All rooms are equipped with active data lines for the use of wired internet and wireless internet. 

AGR Hall

A large, multi-functional room that is perfect for medium to large events. 

  • Capacities
  • Lecture Style Seating: 200
    Dining/Banquet Style Seating: 152
    Classroom Style Seating: 80
  • Amenities
  • Podium with a variety of microphones available, variable lighting, electronically retractable screen, mounted projector, HDMI/VGA, audio hookup, powered blinds, 200 indoor chairs, twenty 60-inch round tables, twenty 18”x 6' tables and ten 18”x 8' tables.

Allewelt Conference Room*

520 square feet

Conference, classroom, lecture, rounds and reception style. Adjacent to the Founders Board Room, the Allewelt Conference Room is perfect for your next meeting or breakout session.

  • Capacity
  • 14: conference style (standard)
    32: rounds
    21: classroom
    32: lecture
    *Additional staffing fees may apply for custom setup
  • Amenities
  • White Board
    Phone Lines
    Four 30”x6’ conference tables
    14 plush conference chairs
    Mounted white board
    Built-in credenza

Founders Board Room

1,075 square feet

This spacious and impressive room is perfect for executive meetings or board meetings. 

  • Capacity
  • 48 (28 conference table, 20 perimeter)
  • Amenities
  • 28 leather conference chairs
    20 armchairs
    Tabletop microphone system
    Electronically retractable screen
    Mounted white board
    Built-in credenza
    Please notify the facility manager if you would like additional rectangular tables for registration or catering. 


405 square feet

This is a great spot for your caterers to set up either a plated or buffet meal. We do not allow self-catering or potluck events.

  • Amenities
  • Counter and cupboard space
    Ice machine

Lester Library

334 square feet

The library is perfect for serving a double-sided buffet, displaying materials or storing supplies. Best of all, it’s free with your reservation of any other room in the building. Request it by name when setting up your reservation. 

Moss Patio

9,348 square feet

The mature landscaping surrounding the Moss Patio lends privacy and a sense of the outdoors to this beautiful space. The patio accommodates a variety of events, including: receptions, dinners, vendor fairs and wedding ceremonies. It is adjacent to the AGR Hall and the Tower Lobby, allowing guests to move freely between the three spaces.

  • Capacity
  • 350 dining
  • Amenities
  • Twenty-eight 60" round tables are available for use in the AGR Hall or on the patio 
    The rectangular tables may be used outside(we can accommodate up to twenty 18" x 6' tables and twenty 18" x 8' tables)
    260 outdoor chairs
    If you would like to use additional tables/chairs, tent, space heaters, stage or lighting, please make separate arrangements with an outside vendor and notify the facility in advance of your event.

Tower Lobby

1,560 square feet

The high ceilings, elegant architectural design and open feel of the Tower Lobby make it an ideal choice for receptions, event registration, poster session or small vendor fair. It can be reserved in conjunction with another space or by itself.

  • Capacity
  • 72
  • Amenities
  • Twenty 18” x 6’ tables
    Twenty 18” x 8’ tables

West Conference Room

405 square feet

The room’s location next to the kitchen and the AGR Hall also makes it a convenient space for staging a plated dinner or for event preparation.

  • Capacity
  • 28 (14 conference table, optional 14 perimeter)
  • Amenities
  • 14 plush conference chairs
    Mounted white board
    Built-in credenza
    We can add 14 chairs around the perimeter of the room in addition to the 14 chairs around the fixed conference table.
    We can also add rectangular tables to the exterior of the room for registration or catering.