Event planning is our business. Our dedicated Event and Conference Services team is highly trained to anticipate your every need; we have the expertise to help you maximize the return on the investment when planning an event on campus. Whether you are planning a conference, a social event or a summer camp, be assured that we are committed to making your event memorable from start to finish.
The success of your event begins with the right environment. From the latest audio-visual equipment to Internet access to dedicated event planning and technical support, it’s all here to create a great meeting experience.
Towson University offers two unique venues to host events: University Union and the West Village Commons. The University Union, located in the center of campus, offers 23,458 square footage of meeting space, including large banquet space such as the Chesapeake Room and Potomac Lounge as well as eight rooms that can accommodate smaller events. On the west side of campus, the LEED Gold certified West Village Commons features 10,015 square footage of meeting space, including a large ballroom and three conference areas.
For larger events, including, but not limited to, sporting events, trade shows, concerts, graduations, and large banquets, Towson University offers first class venues at our sports complex. From SECU Arena that can accommodate up to 4,800 guests to Johnny Unitas® Stadium with a capacity of over 11,000 guests, we are certain we can meet your needs.
The Chesapeake Room is located on the third floor of the University Union building and overlooks Glen Woods. The room features hardwood floors, window treatments, flexible lighting, built-in sound systems and screens, and an outdoor balcony. The Chesapeake is also equipped with dividers, allowing the room to split into three smaller rooms. Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.
Occupancy: 286 Seated; 400 Reception
The Potomac Lounge is located on the second floor of the University Union building and features a parquet dance floor, new carpeting, fireplace, and a baby grand piano. Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.
West Village Ballroom
Occupancy: 400 Seated; 500 Reception
The West Village Ballroom is located on the fourth floor of the West Village Commons. Recently constructed, the room features wall-to-wall carpeting, and the most up-to-date technology for your sound and presentation needs. The Ballroom is also equipped with dividers, allowing the room to be split into three smaller rooms. Parking is available at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.
Occupancy: 1000 Seated
SECU Arena is located on the southwest edge of campus and is a state-of-the-art basketball facility which when transformed into a banquet venue seats 1000 guests. Large HD jumbotron and ribbon board enhance the experience along with concourse and adjoing rooms for VIP guest receptions or green rooms. Nearby guest parking completes this banquet venue.
Paws Café, located in the University Union building, features 20’ x 30’ stage, in-house lighting, carpeted floors, and a nightclub/festival atmosphere. Parking is available for a small fee at the adjacent Union Garage.
Towson Center Arena
Occupancy: approximate seating for 4,000 (dependent on set-up needs)
Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)
PA system, green rooms, suites, concession stands.
Occupancy: approximately 5,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).
Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheer Leading
Amenities: center hung video display and score board, LED ad ribbon board, digital scorer's table, hospitality areas, club seating, four suites, concession stands, team and officials locker rooms, press room, TV capable.
Sports Options: Football, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Track
Amenities: video board, hospitality areas, president's suite, concession stands, team and officials locker rooms, press box, television broadcast capable, radio and coaches booths, open air camera deck.