Conferences & meetings
University of Northwestern is an ideal location for various events:
Multi-day conferences (available June–August)
One-day, weekend and evening events (available year-round)
Your attendees will have access to our exceptional meeting and conference facilities plus the amenities of a modern conference center.
Event Services personnel are available year-round to discuss proposals, plan events and offer on-site assistance.
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Services available for your conference
From small classroom settings to major auditorium seating, you'll find a variety of spaces for your events.
On-campus accommodations are available from June to early August in one of our four comfortable residence halls. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, kitchen/kitchenette, living area and air-conditioning. If you are unable to find suitable lodging at University of Northwestern, we may be able to negotiate a hotel room block for you at one of the area hotels.
Your conference guests will enjoy healthy, delicious meals and snacks through Bon Appetit's on-site catering services.
Processing registrations with efficient ticketing software
Building a customized database
Collecting, processing, receipting and accounting for registration revenue
Preparing a financial summary and provide balance of revenue
Event Services can accommodate a shuttle loop around campus, an excursion to the Mall of America or a shuttle to the airport.
Located on the shores of Lake Johanna, Northwestern offers a wide variety of recreational activities:
Sand volleyball courts
Half-mile of private beach
Baseball, softball, soccer and football fields
Spacious lawn for group activities
Indoor facilities include: