Your Wedding at UConn

photo of a bouquet on a piano in the alumni center great hall

Featuring attentive day-of service and elegant surroundings, the UConn Alumni Center offers an exceptional wedding experience for brides, grooms, and guests alike.

Personalized Service

  • Our experienced and dedicated staff are committed to providing each couple with exceptional service. From your initial consultation to “I do,” we help you see your vision through.
  • We provide assistance with your vendors, including timing and all logistics.
  • Your event is the only one booked in the Alumni Center on your special day, so you have exclusive use of the Great Hall and the Husky Heritage Sports Museum.
  • Have your ceremony, reception, or both here at the Alumni Center.

Exceptional Facilities

  • A spacious wedding party ready room is available on-site.
  • Chairs and a combination of tables are provided.
  • Free and accessible parking options are available.
  • Incredible photo opportunities can be found across a campus nestled in the New England hills.

Included with your Rental

photo of a bride in the great hall at the alumni center
Two staircases create a dramatic entry into the Great Hall. An expansive, carpeted space with a full bar and long window bank looking out to the lawn.
 
photo of the husky plaza at the alumni center
The brick-paved Husky Plaza lined with benches and trees is the perfect spot for outdoor photos, providing a place for guests to enjoy the breeze before your event begins.
 

photo of the alumni lounge in the alumni center
Tables, chairs, and couches in the spacious Alumni Lounge offer a private spot for the bride, groom, or wedding party to relax and prep for your special occasion.
 
photo of the husky heritage sports museum in the alumni center
If there are any sports fans among your guests, they will be thrilled to have full access to the Husky Heritage Sports Museum in the lower level of the Alumni Center, where Husky Pride and UConn’s long tradition of athletic success are on display.
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Alumni Center is located on the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs. The address is 2384 Alumni Drive, Storrs, CT 06269-3053.
Our largest space, the Great Hall, accommodates 120 seated, 250 standing.
Any licensed catering company is allowed. The venue does not hold a liquor license, so all alcohol is required to be provided by a licensed entity such as a caterer or bartending service. We have a small catering kitchen on the premises.
Yes, our experienced and dedicated staff will work with you from your initial consultation to “I do.” We assist your vendors and oversee all logistics and timing on your wedding day. These services are included in your rental fee.
The Alumni Center provides chairs and a combination of tables, including tall and/or short cocktail tables, eight-foot buffet tables, and six-foot round tables. All in-stock quantities are included with your rental.
No, you do not have to be a UConn alum to rent the Alumni Center. (Alumni, faculty, and staff are eligible for a discounted rate.)
The Alumni Center is open year round. Events can occur at any time. When the University is in session, the venue is available as the schedule permits. All dates must be confirmed by the Alumni Center.
The Alumni Center is available for many types of private events, including wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, showers, or post-wedding parties.
Fees typically range between $1,500 and $2,000 based on your specific requirements and needs.
No, your reservation will be tailored to your needs.
Yes, the Alumni Lounge is a private space available at no additional cost.
No, your event is the only event booked and the building will be closed to the public.
Photos can be taken at different locations across campus from the picturesque Horsebarn Hill, to the beloved Jonathan statue outside Gampel Pavilion. Photo opportunities begin and end with your imagination!
The Alumni Center has a small private parking lot available (32 parking spaces) at no additional charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional parking options are available within a short walk of the Alumni Center, including North Garage parking (fee-based) and free open lot parking (based on availability).
Yes, the Alumni Center is handicap accessible.