University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert Center



Conference & Event Services


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Facilities Rentals and Reservations

UCR Palm Desert Center provides a full range of meeting and event services to all UC students, faculty, staff, as well as the public. Whether you are planning a meeting, conference, retreat, workshop, film screening, press conference, or other special event, our professional staff can assist with all the details.

Facilities and Meeting Spaces

We offer a diverse range of facilities: classrooms with state-of-the art technology, comfortable boardrooms, a large auditorium, a computer lab, and various outdoor spaces

Why schedule your event at UCR Palm Desert?

  • Service:  We are committed to providing seamless quality event management and support to ensure all events are successful and memorable.
  • Flexibility: We offer a wide variety of floor plans including customized layouts to ensure your event is exactly as you imagined it.   
  • Affordable: Our room rates are affordable and include a wide range of services and technology needs. Rates are based on four-hour increments, except video conference rates, which are billed hourly.
  • Location:  Be inspired by the simplicity of our stunning landscape, enviable weather, warm hospitality and sunshine. Learn about the area.
  • Easy access:  Located right off Interstate 10, we are 20 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport and 70 minutes from Ontario International Airport. View maps and directions to the campus.

Please contact us as you begin to define your meeting, conference, or workshop needs and it would be our pleasure to assist you in planning an enjoyable and memorable event. We look forward to the chance to work with you and tailor any event to meet your budget and needs.

For more information or assistance, please contact:
Events Department
palmdesert@ucr.edu
760-834-0585
760-834-0800 (main line)

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

UCR Palm Desert Center
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Tel: (760) 834-0800
Fax: (760) 834-0796
E-mail: palmdesert@ucr.edu

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