Conference Facilities

SDSC's conference facilities include conference rooms, a synthesis center, a computer training lab, and a 200-seat auditorium which can be configured into smaller spaces for gatherings, both large and small.

Conference facilities are available for rental to both the UCSD and non-UCSD communities.

Non-UCSD Customer

UCSD Customer

ServiceUnitUC RateExternal Rate

B210, B211 & B212, Ground Level East Building
Max occupancy 200

Standard Setup: Seating for 130 in a combination of armed and tablet chairs in 2/3 of room. 6 tables (6’x2’) and 5 café tables in other 1/3. Additional tables on north and west walls.

Auditorium Standard Setup Diagram Please note, diagram not to scale.

Custom Setup (additional cost for labor*): Max 200 occupants. Combination of armed and tablet chairs available. 30 tables (6’x2’) and 5 café tables also available. No table linens provided.

Auditorium Configuration Example Photos

Auditorium Diagrams  Please note, furniture not to scale.

Outdoor Patio: 12 (60" round) tables and 32 folding chairs. No table linens provided. There is no additional rental fee to use the patio.


  • 3 Projectors (left, center, right)
  • 4 Microphones (2 lavalier mics, 2 handheld mics)
  • Windows laptop provided (attached to podium)
Hour$98 first hour; $78 subsequent hours$142 first hour; $113 subsequent hours

Synthesis Center
B143 East Building

Standard setup: Seating for 30 people in 3 rows of tables facing projection screen.

Custom setup (additional cost for labor*): Max 30 occupants. Seating for 24 people in executive format (facing group). Other custom arrangements available.

Synthesis Center Configuration Example Photos


  • 3 Projectors (left, center, right)
  • Windows laptop provided (attached to podium)
Hour$98 first hour; $78 subsequent hours$142 first hour; $113 subsequent hours

279 West Building

Seating for 25 with 19 student computers and 1 instructor station. One projector connected to instructor computer, with additional HDMI input available.

Windows 10 desktop systems with the following software installed:

  • Microsoft Office 2019 Suite
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Web Browsers (Edge, Firefox, Chrome)

Additional software may be installed by SDSC tech support at the hourly AV/IT support rate.

Hour$123 first hour; $43 subsequent hours$178 first hour; $62 subsequent hours

Other Meeting Rooms
various room locations; seats 8-28


AV/IT support

SDSC will assist you for a 15 minute sound and AV projector check at no cost during regular business hours. (Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM) Additional time will be charged at the hourly rate.


* Room charges will apply for custom setup and reset times. Any custom setup takes at least 3-4 hours. The room must be reset (additional 3-4 hours) to standard setup after an event. SDSC does not provide labor for room setup and reset. Event setup services are offered by both UCSD Facilties Management and UCSD Moving Services. Please follow the links provided to request services and receive rates.

Estimate costs for reserving rooms.