Campus Venues

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.

Students in Paws Cafe

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.

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.

To gain a better idea, browse through the selections below.

 

Banquets and Ballrooms

 

Chesapeake
 Chesapeake Room

Chesapeake Room

Occupancy: 342 Seated; 500 Reception

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.

 

 

Potomac Lounge
Potomac Lounge

 Potomac Lounge

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 Ballrooms
West Village Ballroom

 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.

 

SECU Arena
SECU Arena

 SECU Arena

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 adjoining rooms for VIP guest receptions or green rooms. Nearby guest parking completes this banquet venue.

 

 

Conference and Meeting Rooms

 

Conference Room
Conference Room

Conference Rooms in the University Union and the West Village Commons

Occupancy: up to 42 open square; up to 100 theatre seating

Eleven conference rooms each featuring carpeted floors, integrated technology, wi-fi connectivity, phone and LAN lines. Parking is available at the adjacent garages. 

 

 

Concerts

 

Paws Cafe
Paws Cafe

 Paws Café

Occupancy: up to 300 Festival (standing)

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 at the adjacent Union Garage. 

 

 

SECU Arena
SECU Arena

 SECU Arena

Occupancy: approximate seating for 5,000 (dependent on set-up needs)

Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)

Center hung video display, LEED ad ribbon board, PA system, green rooms, suites, concession stands.

Ample parking.

 

 

Trade Shows

 

Chesapeake Rooms
Chesapeake Rooms

Chesapeake Rooms

Space (located in the University Union building)
7,722 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 72 tables.
Specialty lighting. Adjoining outdoor balcony and registration lobby.

Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.

 

 

Potomac Lounge
Potomac Lounge

 Potomac Lounge

Space (located in the University Union building)
8,000 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 63 tables.
Carpeted, data ports and telephone lines.

Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.

 

 

West Village Ballrooms
West Village Ballroom

 West Village Ballroom

Space (located in the West Village Commons building)
7,840 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 73 tables.
Carpeted. Specialty lighting. Adjoining registration lobby.

Parking is available at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.

 

 

Sports Complex

 

SECU Arena
SECU Arena

 SECU Arena

Occupancy: approximately 5,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).

Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheerleading

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.

Ample parking.

 

 

Johnny Unitas Stadium

  Johnny Unitas® Stadium

Occupancy: 11,111

North Side: 5,423

South Side: 5,688

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.

Ample parking.

 

 

Outdoor Sports Fields Available

 
Contact the Assistant Director, Towson Center Management for more information.

Phone: 410-704-2763

 

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