The University of Pittsburgh's beautiful meeting and conference facilities include the University Club, Alumni Hall, the William Pitt Union, the Petersen Events Center, and the O'Hara Student Center, just to name a few. Aside from their first-rate resources and locations, these showcase buildings will impress your event attendees.
Pitt’s campus offers easy access to the many attractions—arts, dining, shopping, and sports among them—of the most exciting sections of Pittsburgh, including downtown, the South Side, and Pitt’s own neighborhood of Oakland, the city’s cultural heart. Nearby Schenley and Frick parks offer hundreds of acres for outdoor recreation.
The University Club
William Pitt Union
The William Pitt Union, built in 1898 as the Schenley Hotel, serves as the University of Pittsburgh's student union and is a Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark. The William Pitt Union offers a variety of event spaces, including the opulent Lower Lounge and the versatile Kurtzman Room.
O'Hara Student Center
The O'Hara Student Center is an elegant three-story building designed in Romanesque Revival Style. Constructed in 1913 and originally home to the Concordia Club, it has been beautifully renovated as a student center and offers a large meeting room and ballroom.
Petersen Events Center
From the floor of its 12,500-seat arena to the unique layout of its Campus View Club, “The Pete” is a terrific venue for conferences and meetings of all sizes.
The campus hub of Pitt alumni activity, Alumni Hall houses a 270-seat auditorium/lecture hall and the 500-seat Connolly Ballroom, as well as smaller meeting rooms.