Auditorium set up for formal dinner event

With lecture style seating for 200 or banquet style seating for 140, the Auditorium can be transformed to customize your next conference, trade show, company retreat, workshop, training session or seasonal celebration.


  • Day and evening rentals
  • A maximum capacity of 200 lecture style or 140 banquet style
  • A stage
  • Catering and coffee services, including the LLBO licence are provided by the University of Guelph Hospitality Services (519-824-4120 ext. 53350)
  • Round & rectangular tables and chairs
  • Outdoor patio (not licenced)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free facility (Smoking is not permited anywhere on the grounds as the University of Guelph campus is smoke free) 
  • Guided tours of The Arboretum available upon request
  • Free parking

auditorium set up for wedding dinner

Audio Visual Equipment Includes:

  • Sound system with podium, microphone, and input jack for a CD player, MP3 player or iPod.
  • Infra-Red Hearing Enhancement System
  • Screen
  • One flip chart
  • Communication line available (extra charge)
  • Additional AV equipment may be easily arranged through University of Guelph Open Learning and Educational Support (519-824-4120 ext. 52778)

Auditorium Specifications

  • 3675 sq. ft
  • Seating Style: Lecture style capacity of 200, Reception capacity of 150, U-Shape capacity of 30, Dinner/Dance setup capacity of 140, Classroom capacity of 70

auditorium set up for casual lecture

To receive a comprehensive package outlining our rental facilities and services or to reserve your space today, please contact the Bookings Coordinator by phone at 519-824-4120 ext. 54110 
or e-mail  your name, address and phone number.