Kean University has several locations on campus that can be reserved for conferences, meetings, seminars, etc. To contact the appropriate department, please review the facilities scheduling guide below.
The facility has a large Multi-Purpose Lounge which can seat up to 178 occupants lecture-style. There are four meeting rooms where the divider can be removed to make two larger rooms. There are also two small conference rooms which can seat up to ten occupants. The Little Theatre, Pre-Function Lobby, Greek Lounge and Blue Room are also available. Reservations for this building are only taken on a semester by semester basis and priority is given to student groups. Reservations for all University Center spaces can be made through Virtual EMS.
*Any requests for the University Center Atrium must be approved by the University Center Director. Reservations for all University Center spaces can be made through Virtual EMS.
Downs Hall is a very popular area that can be reserved for large conferences, receptions, banquets and small meetings. It contains two large dining rooms that can seat up to 170 occupants. The dining rooms can be reserved as one large area or divided with collapsible partitions. The Patio area of Downs Hall can accommodate 457 occupants. Student Groups need to participate in the Event Lottery in order to secure a reservation for Downs Hall.
Kean Hall is a historical masterpiece on campus. It has one large conference room which can accommodate 128 occupants lecture-style. It can be reserved for conferences, lectures, meetings, receptions, etc. It also has three small conference rooms which have occupancy levels of 8, 13, and 16, respectively. Reservations can be made through the President's Office: 908.737.7000.
Our largest facility has a seating capacity of 956. It can be reserved for theatrical events, lectures and concerts. Call the Theatre Management and Programming Office at 908.737.4350 for availability.
Center For Academic Success
The Center for Academic Success (CAS) is a cornerstone of Kean University's commitment to opportunity. It has three small conference rooms which can be combined into one large room. It also has three conference rooms which can accommodate 18 people.
Harwood Arena and Alumni Stadium
The Harwood Arena is made up of three basketball courts with bleacher seating for 2,500 spectators, with a 750-foot-long track surrounding the courts in second-story height. The Alumni Stadium has a football field and track.