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: Theater/Lecture style: 200, Reception: 150, U-Shape: 30, Dinner/Dance: 120, Classroom: 70
  • Day and evening rentals
  • A stage
  • Full Service and Casual Catering services, including Wine & Bar service provided by University of Guelph Hospitality Services (519-824-4120 ext. 53350 or
  • Round & rectangular tables and chairs
  • Outdoor patio (not licensed)
  • Wheelchair accessible parking and washroom facility
  • 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 podium, microphone, and auxiliary input jack
  • Infra-Red Hearing Enhancement System
  • 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