University Center North Conference Center

Welcome to Valdosta State University’s Conference Center! The VSU North Conference Center is located in the north end of the University Center, which is only .2 miles from the main campus of Valdosta State University. The VSU University Conference Center is designed to accommodate educationally-oriented events in a state-of-the-art meeting and training environment. There are two large conference rooms and numerous meeting spaces to meet your needs. Each room is equipped to meet your facility and technology requirements. Our facilities can accommodate groups as large as 500.

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  • UC Front Lobby

    The University Center Lobby is the first view that people get into our building. It is set with couches and chairs, but with permission from Event Services, the lobby can be set up with buffet lines, interest tables, or display tables.

    Lobby of the University Center with couches and chairs

  • Magnolia Room

    The UC Magnolia Room is the largest room in the University Center. It is a carpeted room with no windows and 2 retractable screens for projectors. It can be used as one large space or divided up into Magnolia Room 1 or 2.
    Maximum setups of the Magnolia Room:
    • Classroom style: 252 with 84 testing tables of 3 (Magnolia 1 and 2)
    • Auditorium style: 500 chairs with space at the front of the room.
    • Banquet style:
      • 30 round tables of 8 = 240 capacity with 2 buffet lines, podium, and double gun power point set up, no stage
      • 32 round tables of 8 = 256 capacity with 2 buffet lines, podium, no stage, no double gun power point set up
      • 38 rounds of 8 = 304 capacity with podium only, buffet lines in lobby or hallway

    * Room may be divided for smaller banquets

    Diagram of Magnolia Room

    UC Magnolia Room Specifications:
    • Square Footage: 5683
    • Dimensions: 100' x 56.83'
    • Outlets: 16 sets
    • Network Jacks: 2
  • Cypress Room

    The Cypress Room is a carpeted room with four windows allowing for natural light. The room also includes a retractable screen with a ceiling mount projector. 

    Maximum setups of the Cypress Room:

    • Banquet Style:
      • 15 round tables of 8 with two buffet lines = 120 capacity
      • 18 round tables of 8 with one buffet line = 144 capacity
    • Auditorium Style:
      • 120 capacity facing the front screen
      • 144 capacity if facing the curved right wall of the Cypress Room when entering through the main doors
    •  Classroom Style:
      • 18 testing tables of 3 = 54 capacity with a buffet line
      • 23 testing tables of 3 = 66 capacity with no buffet line in room
    • Square Style 
      • 12 testing tables = 36 capacity
    • U-Shape Style 
      • 8 testing tables = 24-28 capacity

    Diagram of Cypress Room

    Cypress Room with 120 chairs in auditorium style

    UC Cypress Room Specifications:

    • Square Footage: 2414
    • Dimensions: 34' x 71'
    • Outlets: 18 sets
    • Network Jacks: 2
  • Executive Dining Room

    The Executive Dining Room has carpet with 4 high vaulted windows to complement the beautiful rotunda shape of the room. This room has a retractable screen and conference phone cable. Upon request additional audiovisual, and setup styles may be available. 


    Maximum setups of the Executive Dining Room:

    • Classroom Style:
      • 9 testing tables of 3 = 27 capacity
    • U-Shape Style:
      • 7 testing tables of ~3 = ~21-24 capacity
    • Banquet Style: 
      • 7 rounds of 8 = 56 capacity

    Executive Dining Room Diagram

    Executive Dining Room with 5 round tables with 6 chairs at each

    UC Executive Dining Room Specifications:

    • Square Footage: 911.36
    • Dimensions: ~25.6' x 35.6' (Octagonal Shape)
    • Outlets: 6 sets
    • Network Jacks: 2
  • Rose Room

    The UC Rose Room is carpeted and has no windows. The room may also contain additional audio and visual equipment upon request. There are banquet, auditorium, and classroom styles available for this room. 

    Rose Room Diagram

    Rose Room with 6 tables and 24 chairs in classroom style

    UC Rose Room Specifications:

    • Outlets: 9
    • Network Jacks: 1
  • Dogwood Room

    The UC Dogwood Room contains carpeted floors and no windows. There is a retractable screen and a ceiling mounted projector. Additional furnishings and audio visual equipment may be available upon request.  This room is set in auditorium style for 40 people unless permission is given for another set up.

    Dogwood Room Diagram

    UC Dogwood Room Specifications:

    • Square Footage: 619.88
    • Dimensions: 21.75' x 28.5'
    • Outlets: 4 sets
    • Network Jack: 1
  • Theatre

    The Theatre has carpet and no windows. The Theatre has fixed plush theater seats. Additional audio visual equipment may be available upon request.

    Theatre Diagram

    University Center Theater with 82 fixed seats

    UC Theatre Specifications:

    • Outlets: 9
    • Network Jacks: 4
  • Live Oak Conference Room

    The Live Oak Conference Room is beautifully carpeted with no windows. It has a dry erase/flip chart in the room for your convenience. The room also contains a stationary credenza, and additional audio visual equipment may be available upon request. The Live Oak Conference Room comfortably seats 10 people, but there is additional seating. 

    Live Oak Conference Room Diagram

    Live Oak conference room with a stationary table and 10 chairs

    UC Live Oak Conference Room Specifications:

    • Dimensions: 15' x 28'
    • Outlets: 6 sets
    • Network Jacks: 2
  • Willow Conference Room

    The Willow Conference Room is beautifully carpeted with no windows. It has a dry erase/flip chart in the room for your convenience. The room also contains a stationary credenza, and additional audio visual equipment may be available upon request. The Willow Conference Room comfortably seats 8 people.

    Willow Conference Room Diagram

    UC Willow Conference Room Specifications:

    • Outlets: 6 sets
  • Event Pricing

    ROOM RENTAL FEES FOR

    AFFILIATED AND NON-AFFILIATED GROUPS

    Affiliated

    Non-Affiliated

     

     Half Day 

      Full Day 

     Half Day 

     Full Day

    Cypress Room

    $75.00

    $150.00

    $150.00

    $300.00

    Dogwood Room

    $20.00

    $40.00

    $40.00

    $75.00

    Executive Dining Room

    $65.00

    $125.00

    $125.00

    $300.00

    Live Oak Conference Room

    $20.00

    $40.00

    $40.00

    $75.00

    Magnolia Room (1/2)

    $75.00

    $150.00

    $150.00

    $300.00

    Magnolia Room (1&2)

    $150.00

    $300.00

    $300.00

    $600.00

    Rose Room

    $50.00

    $100.00

    $100.00

    $200.00

    Theatre

    $40.00

    $75.00

    $75.00

    $150.00

    Willow Conference Room

    $15.00

    $25.00

    $25.00

    $50.00

     FURNISHING FEES FOR

    AFFILIATED AND NON-AFFILIATED GROUPS

    Rental

    Price

    Chairs

    .50

    *Table

    $10.00

    *Table w/ tablecloth

    $15.00

    Partial Stage

    $50.00

    Full Stage

    $100.00

    Dance Floor

    $100.00

    Piano

    $50.00

     * The University Center-North will provide tables with tablecloths outside of an event room if requested for registration, display, etc.

    *University Center tablecloths are for University Center events only. To rent tablecloths for another event on campus please call the VSU Catering office.  If special arrangements need to be made, please contact the University Center- North Operations Manager.

     

    AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT FEES FOR

    AFFILIATED AND NON-AFFILIATED GROUPS

    Equipment

    Price Per Day

    Flip Chart

    $8.00

    Hand-Held Microphone

    $25.00

    Cordless Microphone

    $40.00

    Lapel Microphone

    $40.00

    Laptop Computer

    $50.00

    Overhead Projector

    $25.00

    Screen

    $5.00

    Portable Screen

    $20.00

    Floor Podium

    $25.00

    Tabletop Podium

    $10.00

    PA System (includes 1 mike)

    $50.00

    LCD Projector

    $75.00

    Dry Erase Board

    $15.00

    Mike Floor Stand

    $5.00

    Mike Tabletop Stand

    $5.00

    Tripod (easel)

    $5.00

    TV/VCR

    $30.00

    Power Lectern

    $40.00

    Remote Presenter

    $20.00

               SPECIAL SERVICE FEES FOR

    UNIVERSITY, AFFILIATED, AND NON-AFFILIATED GROUPS

    Fee Type

    Price

    Late Closing Fee/Hour

    $35.00

    Early Opening Fee/Hour

    $35.00

    No Show Fee Meeting Rooms

    $25.00

    No Show Fee Auditoriums

    $100.00

    No Show Fee Magnolia Room

    $200.00

    No Show Fee Cypress Room

    $100.00

    No Show Fee for Rentals

    100% fee

    Late Cancellation Fee (Minimum)

    $25.00

    Cleanup Fee (Minimum)

    $25.00

    Deposit

    $50.00

    Security Fee/Hour

    $30.00

    Custodial Fee/Hour

    $25.00

    Maintenance Fee/Hour

    $20.00

    Setup Fee/Hour

    $20.00

    UC Setup Fee/Hour

    $20.00

    Info Tech Fee/Hour

    $15.00

    Electrician/Hour

    $40.00

    UC Building Manager Fee/Hour

    $10.00

    All groups are subject to special service fees requiring extended hours, extra personnel expenses, or no show/late fees. Valdosta State University will determine the number of personnel needed for the event.