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Meeting Facilities

The Drexel Conference Center at the University Club at 33rd & Chestnut Streets

Located on the top of MacAlister Hall, the University Club is an excellent location for a staff retreat, business meeting or social event. The Drexel Conference Center at the University Club offers city-skyline views, a roof-top patio, state-of-the-art audio/visual systems and can accommodate groups of up to 100 people.

Please download the meeting matrix below for more information on capacity and floor plans.

In addition to the University Club, Drexel University offers a variety of non-traditional meeting space, such as lecture halls and classrooms. For more information on meeting spaces, capacities and rates, see the chart below.

University Space Rental Rates

Space/Location Capacity Standard Set Up Departmental Daily Rates Co-Sponsored Daily Rates External Daily Rates Availability Who manages space
Behrakis Grand Hall 500 Auditorium, 300 banquet Open & Clear No rental fee $675 total ($225 per section) per day $900 ($300/section) per day Open year-round Event Services
Main Building Auditorium 840 Auditorium with Stage No rental fee $450 $600 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
Main Building Great Court Varied Open & Clear No rental fee $450 $600 Open year-round Event Services
Nesbitt Hall/ Stein Auditorium 328 Auditorium with Stage No rental fee $350 $450 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
Nesbitt Hall/Ruth Auditorium 150 Auditorium with Stage No rental fee $350 $450 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
Large Lecture Halls (like Patten Auditorium, CAT061, Geary A, Disque 103 and 108) Varied Theater/Auditorium Seating No rental fee $270 $360 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
General Pool Classrooms/Conference Rooms Varied Varied No rental fee $100 $120 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
Bossone - Mitchell Auditorium 300 Auditorium with Stage No rental fee $300 $300 Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms CoE/Event Services
Bossone - 3rd Fl. Atrium 200 Auditorium, 150 Banquet, 250 Reception Open & Clear No rental fee $300 $300 Open year-round CoE/Event Services
Mandell Theater 425 Fully equipped auditorium Varied Varied Varied Open year-round Performing Arts/Nan Gilbert
University Club - City View 100 banquet 100 banquet $50/Hour $75/Hour $500/Day Open year-round Event Services
University Club - Liberty View 16-20 16-20 board room $50/Hour $75/Hour $500/Day Open year-round Event Services
University Club - Sky View 48 (rounds) 6 rounds/8 people at each $50/Hour $75/Hour $500/Day Open year-round Event Services
University Club -Lounge Varied Open & Clear $50/Hour $75/Hour $500/Day Open year-round Event Services
University Club - Terrace Varied Open & Clear $50/Hour $75/Hour $500/Day
MacAlister Hall 2019 30 Lecture style No rental fee $120/Day $120/Day Open year-round Event Services
MacAlister Hall 2020 13-20 13 boardroom, extra chairs around perimeter of room No rental fee $120/Day $120/Day Open year-round Event Services
The Armory Open & Clear No rental fee $1,500 $1,500 Based on availability, as per Athletics events Athletics/Event Services
Ross Commons - 2nd Fl Lounge 50 Lounge seating No rental fee $150/Day $150/Day Open year-round Event Services
Ross Commons - room 316 10-Aug board room No rental fee $100/Day $100/Day Open year-round Event Services
Ross Commons - room 302 11 table/chairs No rental fee $100/Day $100/Day Open year-round Event Services
PISB Atrium 100-200 Open & Clear No rental fee $500/Day $500/Day Open year-round Event Services
PISB 120 240 Theater/Auditorium Seating No rental fee $250/Day $250/Day Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
PISB 105, 07, 09 25-30 classroom style No rental fee $100/Day $100/Day Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
PISB 104, 06, 08 90 classroom style No rental fee $150/Day $150/Day Open year-round, however because the space is used for classes, the registrar must approve reservations during academic terms Registrar/Event Services
Residential Hall Multi Purpose Rooms (Myers Tutor Lounge, TV Lounge, Race MPR, Van Ren Ballroom Varied Varied $100-150 (12% off) $100-150 (12% off) $100-150 Summer Only Event Services
Additional costs are applied for set up/break down, furniture rental, DUST, catering, public safety, etc for all locations listed above