Conferencing on Campus

Homefield Advantage:
Close, Comfortable, and Confident.


The University of Delaware has three meeting and event venues on two campuses that have extensively prepared to safely host multi-day meetings and events. While each venue has its own style and distinct offerings — all let you relax in familiar locations.

Clayton Conference Center

Advantage: Lots (and lots) of Space
The area’s largest meeting venue is right in your backyard. Consisting of an open lobby surrounded by smaller meeting rooms, an auditorium, and a ballroom, Clayton is an easy layout to work with. Need even more options? Spill over into our very own Courtyard Marriott next door.

Audion & Atrium at the Tower at STAR Campus

Advantage: Fresh Starts
Delaware’s prestigious, high-tech collaboration space is the centerpiece of South Campus. This is where meetings go for fresh starts – which includes a living wall that improves air quality. If you’re looking to build momentum, you’re in the right place.

Virden Retreat Center

Advantage: Self-Contained and Coastal
What could be better than meeting down by the shore? Virden is a self-contained campus with several configurable meeting rooms, 23 overnight guestrooms, indoor/outdoor dining, vast open grounds – all surrounded by wetlands – making it an oasis for small events, meetings, workshops and retreats.

Familiarity feels good.


We have more than 20 years of experience in meeting and event planning and hospitality. It’s one of the reasons 90% of our clients return year after year – and we’re looking forward to seeing so many familiar faces.

Everything can be tailored to your needs for outstanding on-site multi-day meetings and events. We’re proud of the flexibility we’ve become known for as we try hard to do the very best for our clients.

Now is a great time to plan your next meeting or event.

For the safety of everyone, the following protocols are in place.

All meeting and event attendees must wear masks while in our venues regardless of vaccination status.

A short health check survey should be completed before stepping on campus.

Three-foot social distancing is required for all food and beverage events.

Guests may remove their masks while eating and drinking.

University of Delaware Conference Services

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

L E W E S  C A M P U S

The Virden Retreat Center
1155 College Drive, Lewes DE  19958
Overnight Lodge A: 1183 College Drive
Overnight Lodge B: 1181 College Drive
(302) 645-4100


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