Special Function Space



Located on the second floor of the University Centre, the ballroom offers approximately 3,000 square feet of multipurpose space and a small outdoor patio. In addition to multipurpose space, this location is an impressive setting for elegant social events, receptions and lectures. The room is outfitted with state-of-the-art technology to compliment any event.  SOCAN and Re:Sound fees may apply to your event, please click here for more information

For a banquet style event, the standard set up is 17 table rounds of eight people, to a capacity of 136.   We are privileged to have a grand piano in the ballroom. If you wish to use the piano, please contact Student Services at UNC 206Z or phone 250-807-9100.

Note: Please read the Ballroom Terms and Conditions before booking this space.


EME MezzanineEME Mezzanine 

EME Mezzanine is a space connecting the building's north and south towers.  There are some informal learning space and soft seating in this space.  It's a perfect venue for event registration, small trade-shows, and casual gatherings.





EME foyer

EME Foyer

EME Foyer is located on the '0' level, just below the Mezzanine.  There are informal learning furniture on both sides of the space.  This foyer is suitable for cocktail reception, poster sessions, trade-shows, casual dining, casual gatherings, and coffee breaks. 

Note: There is a 6' x 6' stage in the space. 



Fipke FoyerFipke Foyer & Mezzanine

The architecture of the Foyer and Mezzanine offer a unique atmosphere for any style of event. Combined space is 5,490 square feet, and individually the Foyer is 3,050 square feet and the Mezzanine, 2,440.  Please note that a good portion of the space has informal learning space furniture in it.

The Mezzanine is a great location for registration and poster sessions.  The Foyer is a space with casual soft seating that is ideal for casual gatherings, small trade-shows and poster sessions.


Arts atriumArts Atrium

The Arts Atrium is a very unique, indoor green space full of plant life.  This space has been deemed a 'Quiet Zone' for students Monday to Friday.  This location is ideal for event registration, coffee breaks and cocktail receptions. 

Note: The capacity is 40 seated and 150 standing; total space is 4050 square feet.  Bookings into this room will be considered for weekends only. 



Arts foyerFoyers

Foyers are great locations for coffee breaks, poster sessions and event registration. Six foyer options are available and located in the following buildings: Administration, Arts, Arts and Science, EME, Creative and Critical Studies, and Science.





This 4,000 square foot dining room with seating for up to 300 guests is an ideal location for a banquet. This space also has a small outdoor patio, perfect for casual gatherings. 

Note: This space is available from May to August only.  This is designated student informal learning space throughout the rest of the year.



Faculty LoungeFaculty & Staff Lounge

Great for informal meetings or small functions, this fresh space includes a combination of soft seating and tables and chairs that will accommodate approximately 30 people. The room is equipped with a TV and kitchen. 

Note: This space is bookable after 4:00 pm only.  As this is dedicated to be a staff lounge, bookings for meetings can be held in the staff lounge after 4 pm but cannot be booked on a recurring basis. 

For Catering or events being hosted with alcohol please check out our Policies, Forms & Resources page. 

Last reviewed shim8/16/2017 2:38:42 PM

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The University of British Columbia
E-mail: cbo.okanagan@ubc.ca

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