University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
- 1197 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
- 706-542-2654 | Toll Free: 800-884-1381
Designed with meetings in mind, the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel has the accommodations, facilities, and professional staff to provide your event the foundations for success.
With 200 hotel rooms and suites, 38,000 sq. ft. of meeting space including 16,000 sq. ft. of flexible exhibit space, plus new virtual, hybrid and in-person meeting capabilities, in-house dining (both banquet and restaurant options), full registration services including payment collection, audio-visual technology, as well as web and print design, the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel can provide all the services needed for a successful event.
From conferences to social events, the conference center proudly delivers unmatched hospitality and meticulous service to all types of organizations — providing you the opportunity to create a memorable experience in a stimulating environment.
The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is the only hotel located directly on campus. Free Wi-Fi and relaxing lounges make it the perfect location to call home whether you are attending a meeting or spending a weekend in the Classic City. Every room is outfitted with a mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker and our variety of guestroom sizes allow you to decide what works best for you this visit.
Part of the Center for Continuing Education, this professionally managed hotel and conference center is the favored location of both alumni and conference attendees. With dining, meeting, and sleeping accommodations under one roof, located immediately adjacent to the university’s south parking deck, even the occasional bad-weather day can’t put a damper on your plans. Hotel guests have special access to UGA athletic facilities including, for a nominal daily fee, the Ramsey Student Activities Center which includes an indoor track, three swimming pools, enormous weight room, and racquetball courts.
The Parents' Club, an exclusive benefit for all UGA parents and guardians, provides discounted meals and rewards for frequent stays.
Meeting and Event Planners
The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is a technologically-advanced property providing facilities and services for meetings of 2 to 600 — now with virtual, hybrid and in-person meeting capabilities. This purpose-built hotel and conference center is staffed by professionals focused on the success of your event. In addition to offering complete event coordination services including working with registration, vendors, exhibitors, and speakers, in-house planners also can provide assistance with program development. Meeting rooms are furnished with ergonomic chairs, linen-less conference tables, and lighting with meetings in mind.
When it is time to plan your group’s meals, allow the in-house catering staff to guide you toward a menu that will meet both your nutritional and budgetary goals. The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is proud that so many clients return year after year.
Conference facilities include:
- 38,000 sq. ft. of meeting/banquet/exhibit space including 16,000 sq. ft. of flexible vendor space
- General session room capable of seating 600
- 200 seat auditorium
- 21 additional conference rooms
- 3 boardrooms
- Private banquet and dining rooms
- In-house audio-visual and exhibit teams
- Virtual, hybrid and in-person meeting capabilities
- # Rooms, Suites: 11
- # Rooms, Total: 200
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- Handicapped Accessible Rooms:
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- Max. Room Block: 180
- Miles from Classic Center: 2
Additional Property Information
Credit Cards Accepted:
- American Express
- Dining Style: Casual
- Call Ahead Seating:
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- Full Bar:
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- Exhibits Space
- Description 38,000 square feet of function space including 16,000 square feet of flexible exhibit space.
- Floorplan File Floorplan File
- Largest Room 600
- Total Sq. Ft. 38000
- Space Notes Total function space is 38,000 square feet including 16,000 square feet of flexible exhibit space.
- Theatre Capacity 600
- Banquet Capacity 450
- Number of Rooms 200
- Suites 11
- Classroom Capacity 280
- Theater Capacity: 600
- Classroom Capacity: 280
- Banquet Capacity: 320
- Classroom Capacity: 200
- Banquet Capacity: 450
- Reception Capacity: 600