Auditorium set up for formal dinner event

Photo by Aimee Nicole Photography

With lecture-style seating for 200 or banquet-style seating for 120, the Auditorium can be transformed to customize your next conference, trade show, company retreat, workshop, training session, or seasonal celebration.


  • 3675 sq. ft
  • Table & Chair Set-up Configurations: Theatre/Lecture style: 200, Reception: 150, U-Shape: 30, Dinner/Dance: 120, Classroom: 70
  • Day Rental (8:30 am - 5 pm) and Evening Rental (5 pm - 1 am)
  • Regular Day Rental Rate: $600+HST; Evening Rental Rate: $430+HST (non-profit rates provided upon request) *the rental rate does not include set up or tear down of the room
  • A stage
  • Full Service and Casual Catering service options available
  • Round & rectangular tables and chairs
  • Outdoor patio (not licensed)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking, washroom facility, and an accessible ramp leading from the main reception to the Auditorium
  • Tobacco and Smoke-free facility, read more here: Smoke-Free U of G | (
  • Guided tours of The Arboretum available upon request
  • Free parking

Audio Visual Equipment Includes:

  • Sound system with a podium, microphone, and auxiliary input jack
  • Data Projector with virtual meeting capabilities
  • Screen (87” high X 139” wide) & one flip chart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and wired internet access
  • Additional AV equipment may be easily arranged through University of Guelph Classroom Technical Support (519-824-4120 ext. 52778 or

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For more information about availability and pricing, please contact the Bookings Coordinator at 519-824-4120 ext. 54110 or