Rent the Newkirk Alumni Center

Newkirk Building

As a welcoming gateway, the Newkirk Alumni Center is conveniently located on the west edge of the beautiful UC Irvine campus. The center offers a unique setting for a variety of events, including conferences, weddings, meetings, luncheons, receptions and other special gatherings.

No matter what type of event you are planning, let us know about your needs. Our staff is here to help.

The Newkirk Alumni Center is  ideally situated near the 405 freeway, 55 freeway and 73 highway; accessible via OCTA and the UCI campus shuttle. For map and driving directions, click here.

The UCI Alumni Association handles the rental of all event and meeting spaces at the Newkirk Alumni Center.  For pricing and availability or to rent these event spaces, please complete the details on this inquiry form: click here 

  • Conference Room AB/CD


    Picture of Conference Room in Newkirk Alumni Center

    Whether it's to hold a professional or social event, the Conference Room can transform to accommodate.

    • Conference Room AB: Sq. Ft. 1,506
    • Conference Room C/D: Sq. Ft. 1,490
    • Conference Room ABCD: Sq. Ft. 2,996
    • Room Amenities: Built-in projectors and screens; built in sound
    • It is capable of transforming from one large room into two smaller spaces
  • Board Room


    Picture of Executive Board Room in Newkirk Alumni Center

    The Board Room is the perfect space for corporate meetings.

    • Square Footage: 1,293
    • Room Amenities: Built-in projector and screen, service bar with sink.
    • Standard conference style setup with large board table which seats 20 comfortably (pictured). Additional tables and chairs can be added to the space if needed.
    • Great for large corporate business meetings or presentations.
    • Access to a flexible multipurpose terrace.
    • Attached outdoor patio that overlooks the nature reserve.
  • The Den


    Picture of The Den in Newkirk Alumni Center

    The Den provides a space to host an intimate gathering or reception.

    • Square Footage: 1,078
    • HDTV available to display slideshow and video content upon request
    • Service bar with sink and barstools.
    • Ceramic gas fireplace and couches.
    • Side French doors open to a small attached patio.
    • UCI memorabilia surrounds the space in our ever-growing library of artifacts.
    • The Den can be transformed from a casual cocktail space to an intimate dining room.
  • Jean H. Aldrich Chancellor's Club Room


    A modest space great for small meetings or interviews.

    • Maximum capacity: 10
    • Amenities: Built-in projector, screen, and white board

    *Room is located on the second floor of the Newkirk Alumni Center.