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Host Your Event at Alumni House

Thanks to the generosity of more than 18,000 alumni, Alumni House has been dedicated to the service of the university since 1954, preserving a bond of association and friendship among members of the university community. Located in the heart of the bustling UC Berkeley campus, Alumni House is an unexpected oasis of tranquility, a perfect and versatile place for small and large events alike—from tailgates to conferences, seminars, and weddings.

The Facilities

Alumni House’s contemporary design features walls of brick, concrete, glass, and steel. Its distinctive rooms and large outdoor patio accommodate large and small gatherings, conferences, weddings, banquets, and more. There is convenient, nearby parking and a full-service kitchen available for use.

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toll room at alumni house with lecture setup
toll room at alumni house

Weddings at Alumni House

Our rentals team is thrilled to help plan the perfect wedding on the Cal campus, right here at Alumni House. Our tranquil setting, including an outdoor patio area bordered by Japanese maples, oaks, redwoods, and ferns, makes Alumni House an ideal place for your special day. Check out photos, find catering options, and talk to our team to get started.

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The Alumni House patio is a scenic backdrop for wedding receptions.

Preferred Catering Service

Cal Catering
Phone: 510-643-4314

For a complete list of caterers, view our Catering List.

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Getting Here

Our Location: Alumni House is located on the south side of the UC Berkeley campus, east of the Haas Pavilion, north of Zellerbach Hall, and southwest of Dwinelle Hall. Driving directions to 1 Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720.

The nearest off-campus intersection is Bancroft Way and Dana Street, which is just downhill from the intersection of Telegraph Ave and Bancroft Way.

On BART: Take the train to the Downtown Berkeley station, then make your way east onto campus. Walking directions from BART.

Parking: Public parking near Alumni House includes the RSF GarageTelegraph Channing Garage, and other UC Berkeley parking lots/garages. See a full list of public parking options.

Campus Guests: Campus departments can make prior arrangements with UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation for visitor permits to park right next to Alumni House in the Dwinelle Lot.

California Alumni Association Hoops Party at Alumni House Kelley L Cox / Cal Alumni Association

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California Alumni Association Hoops Party at Alumni House Kelley L Cox / Cal Alumni Association

Further Afield

Nestled at 5,600 feet in beautiful Pinecrest, California, the Lair of the Golden Bear’s three charming properties provide a delightful mountain background for your destination wedding. The Lair’s fresh air, sunshine, and surrounding natural beauty will inspire and energize your celebration. You’ll have exclusive use of one of our properties for your wedding weekend, making it an experience you and your guests won’t forget.

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