UD’s main campus is a hub of academia, lending unprecedented credibility to meetings and events for more than 20 years.
Clayton Conference Center
Clean. Modern. Flexible. Featuring a striking open lobby, theater-style auditorium, private meeting rooms, traditional classrooms, and a 7,000 sq. ft. ballroom.
Main Campus to Main Street
Walk or shuttle to theaters, pools, sports complexes, lecture halls, libraries, museums and galleries, ice rinks, UD Creamery, sports fields, restaurants, coffee houses, shopping and entertainment.
Residence Hall or Hotel
Take advantage of our residence hall suites during the summer. For year-round accommodations, the Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware is just a few steps away offering full hotel amenities, dining, and entertainment.
The Tower Audion & Atrium
An innovative new meeting space that just feels good to be in.
Host your meeting or event at one of Newark’s most compelling new venues – The Tower Audion & Atrium at UD’s STAR Campus. Designed for cultivating collaboration and based on the science of health, the Audion & Atrium is a combination space ideal for any meeting looking to gain momentum. First gather in the Audion – a flexible, ultra-modern tech space, then move your breaks or micro-sessions out into the open environment of the Atrium where a living wall improves air quality. This is truly a healthy place to be productive.
There is no substitute for personal service.
Our personal event managers will work one-on-one with you to:
- Strategize your objectives
- Select the right space 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
Newark Campus At-A-Glance
- 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space
- Theater-style auditorium
- Private meeting rooms
Dedicated event managers
Full catering services
Adjacent to Courtyard Newark – University of Delaware
7,011 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom holds up to 400 dining guests
Private rooms for smaller gatherings
Full catering services
Option to utilize University Dining Halls
Courtyard Newark – University of Delaware next door
Nearby full-service hotels
Main Street Newark
White Clay Creek State Park
Top-notch golf courses
An Event Manager will work with you from start to finish.
Full-service catering available
We offer onsite registration support. Ask your event manager for details.
Everything you could need. View List
From copies to stationery supplies to computer workstations, it takes a lot of little things to get the job done.
5585 square ft
Accommodates 300 people theater style, 240 banquet style, 156 at crescent rounds, 150 classroom
9003 square feet
Accommodates 100 people for a reception
- Audion and Atrium combined
14,588 – 400 people combined occupancy load
Amenities & Services
- Dedicated event manager from start to finish
- Audiovisual technician provided by University Media Services
- Full-service catering provided by UD Dining
- Ample parking