Audion & Atrium

at the Tower at STAR Campus

Designed for cultivating collaboration, loaded with tech, and based on the science of health, this premier venue is perfectly suited for anyone looking for a new meeting experience.

The Audion

Modern. Techie. Cool.

The hub of the STAR campus on our Newark campus, this sought-after venue is perfect for hosting events such as incubator sessions, start-up venture capital sprints, innovative design conferences, lectures, presentations, poster sessions, receptions and dinners.


  • Two 16-foot-wide LED walls
  • Built-in robotic cameras provide streaming, image magnification, and recording options
  • Open floor plan allows for flexible seating arrangements
  • Additional audiovisual resources available
  • ADA Compliant

The Atrium

Bright. Crisp. Alive.

The Audion’s Atrium is without a doubt a unique multi-functional space – based on the science of health. The living wall, featuring 5,000 plants, scientifically contributes to a healthier workstyle – inviting inspiration, collaboration, and reflection.

Take advantage of everything our Newark Campus has to offer.

Year-round accommodations for multi-day meetings

The Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware offers guests full hotel amenities, dining, and recreation year-round.

During the summer, guests can take advantage of our residence hall suites located throughout campus.

Classrooms, recreation, libraries and galleries

We are, after all, a university campus. One of the oldest in the nation, in fact, amassing top-notch amenities along the way. You’ll find plenty of open green spaces, recreation opportunities, labs and classrooms of varying sizes, libraries, and galleries with special collections to enjoy during your stay.

Venue Services & Specifications

  • Audion
      5585 square ft
      300 people theater style
      240 banquet style
      156 at crescent rounds
      150 classroom
  • Atrium
      9003 square feet
      Accommodates 100 people for a reception
  • Audion and Atrium combined
      14,588 square feet
      400 people combined occupancy load
Services & Amenities
  • Dedicated Event Manager from start to finish
  • Audio-Visual technician provided by University Media Services
  • Full-service catering provided by UD Dining
  • Ample parking
Lodging & Area Attractions


    Courtyard Newark – University of Delaware
    Residence Halls
    Nearby full-service hotels

    Area Attractions

    Main Street Newark
    White Clay Creek State Park
    Top-notch golf courses
    Brandywine attractions

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    Seating Capacities

    Catering Menus

    Work directly with one of our Event Managers 

    Our personal event managers have a combined 20 years of experience in hospitality. We work one-on-one with you to:

    • Strategize your objectives
    • Select the right capabilities for your meeting or event
    • Handle all the details from start to finish
    • Guide you every step of the way
    • Keep your budget in mind

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    N E W A R K  C A M P U S

    Clayton Hall Conference Center
    100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark DE  19716
    (302) 831-2214

    The Tower Audion & Atrium at STAR
    100 Discovery Blvd., Newark DE  19713
    (302) 831-2214

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