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.
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.
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.
Preferred Catering Service
For a complete list of caterers, view our Catering List.
Visit Alumni House
The nearest off-campus intersection is Bancroft Way and Dana Street, which is just downhill from the intersection of Telegraph Ave and Bancroft Way. See full driving directions.
On BART: Take the train to the Downtown Berkeley station, then make your way east onto campus. See detailed directions from BART to Alumni House.
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.
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.
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Rental and Service Rates
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