Event Spaces

Whether you are planning a small workshop or hosting a conference, UTSA offers a variety of spaces to meet your event needs.  Special Use facilities include spaces such as special event centers, theater, and other unique spaces available for non-university individuals and groups.  UTSA also offers residential spaces for summer conference housing and academic spaces for limited use such as presentations and non-academic meetings.  Explore the spaces available at each of UTSA’s unique campuses to find the facility that best matches your event.

The Space Contact Directory is a comprehensive list of all the space managers on campus. Each space manager oversees the booking of their area, coordination of logistics, and ensures policies and procedures are being followed. This document will also show you how to request space and who to contact for updates. 

Special Use

Campus Recreation

Hold an interactive event in one of Campus Recreation’s event spaces. They offer athletic courts, special event rooms, studios, lounges, and a demo kitchen.

Convocation Center

UTSA Athletic Facilities include the Convocation Center, which seats 2,650 guests.

Downtown Campus

Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, the UTSA Downtown Campus offers a variety of spaces available for meetings, lectures, conferences, and special events. For additional information on Downtown venues, please call Events Management at 210-458-4155.

Park West

The 125-acre Park West Athletics Complex, which sits two miles from the Main Campus, opened in August 2013. The complex is home to a soccer field and track and field stadium, serving Roadrunner athletes and designated to be a host site for outside sporting events.

Student Union

With over a dozen meeting rooms and ballrooms that hold over 600 people, the Student Union offers spaces for events ranging from club meetings to conferences, weddings, and other special events.

Residential Housing

The UTSA campus offers residential facilities through both Campus Living Villages (CLV) and UTSA Housing and Residence Life. CLV owns and manages the on-campus residential facility, University Oaks. UTSA Housing and Residence Life manages Alvarez Hall, Chaparral Village, Chisholm Hall, Guadalupe Hall and Laurel Village. Both CLV and UTSA Housing and Residence Life offer summer conference housing options for guests.

UTSA Housing

UTSA Housing and Residence Life offers summer conference housing for guests. Alvarez Hall offers short-term stays up to two weeks, while Laurel Village hosts long-term stays of three weeks or longer.

Campus Living Villages

Campus Living Villages provides on-site housing at UTSA through University Oaks.

Academic Spaces

Academic spaces on the UTSA campus include the John Peace Library and numerous classroom locations. While these spaces are primarily reserved for students and academic classes, both the Library and many classroom spaces are available for non-academic events.


As an institution of higher education, UTSA reserves classrooms primarily for academic classes. Departments may contact Classroom Scheduling directly to reserve classrooms for academic activities and review sessions. Events that are not academic in nature can be reserved through Events Management.

Faculty Center

The Faculty Center houses dedicated space for the university’s faculty. Spaces include small meeting rooms, large and small conference rooms, and an assembly room that can hold 120 people.


The John Peace Library has two rooms available for one-time class sessions, presentations, trainings, or meetings.