Event planning is our business. Our dedicated Event and Conference Services team is
highly trained to anticipate your every need; we have the expertise to help you maximize
the return on the investment when planning an event on campus. Whether you are planning
a conference, a social event or a summer camp, be assured that we are committed to
making your event memorable from start to finish.
Towson University offers two unique venues to host events: University Union and the
West Village Commons. The University Union, located in the center of campus, is currently
under renovation and will reopen fall 2021. A Brand New U will offer an 85,000-square foot expansion to include a ballroom, a 300-seat auditorium,
as well as meeting space. On the west side of campus, the LEED Gold certified West
Village Commons features 10,015 square footage of meeting space, including a large
ballroom and four conference areas.
For larger events, including, but not limited to, sporting events, trade shows, concerts,
graduations, and large banquets, Towson University offers first class venues at our
sports complex. From SECU Arena that can accommodate up to 4,800 guests to Johnny
Unitas® Stadium with a capacity of over 11,000 guests, we are certain we can meet
To gain a better idea, browse through the selections below.
Banquets and Ballrooms
West Village Ballroom
Occupancy: 400 Seated; 500 Reception
The West Village Ballroom is located on the fourth floor of the West Village Commons.
Recently constructed, the room features wall-to-wall carpeting, and the most up-to-date
technology for your sound and presentation needs. The Ballroom is also equipped with
dividers, allowing the room to be split into three smaller rooms. Parking is available
at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.
Occupancy: 1000 Seated
SECU Arena is located on the southwest edge of campus and is a state-of-the-art basketball
facility which when transformed into a banquet venue seats 1000 guests. Large HD jumbotron
and ribbon board enhance the experience along with concourse and adjoining rooms for
VIP guest receptions or green rooms. Nearby guest parking completes this banquet venue.
Conference and Meeting Rooms
Conference Rooms in the West Village Commons
Occupancy: up to 30 open square; up to 60 theatre seating
Four conference rooms each featuring carpeted floors, integrated technology, wi-fi
connectivity, phone and LAN lines. Parking is available at the adjacent garage.
Occupancy: up to 300 Festival (standing)
Paws Café, located in the University Union building, features 20’ x 30’ stage, in-house
lighting, carpeted floors, and a nightclub/festival atmosphere. Parking is available
at the adjacent Union Garage.
Occupancy: approximate seating for 5,000 (dependent on set-up needs)
Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)
Center hung video display, LEED ad ribbon board, PA system, green rooms, suites, concession
West Village Ballroom
Space (located in the West Village Commons building)
7,840 square feet of booth space.
Occupancy: Exhibit 73 tables.
Carpeted. Specialty lighting. Adjoining registration lobby.
Parking is available at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.
Occupancy: approximately 5,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).
Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheerleading
Amenities: center hung video display and score board, LED ad ribbon board, digital
scorer’s table, hospitality areas, club seating, four suites, concession stands, team
and officials locker rooms, press room, TV capable.
Johnny Unitas® Stadium
North Side: 5,423
South Side: 5,688
Sports Options: Football, Lacrosse, Track
Amenities: video board, hospitality areas, president’s suite, concession stands, team
and officials locker rooms, press box, television broadcast capable, radio and coaches’
booths, open air camera deck.
Outdoor Sports Fields Available
Contact the Assistant Director, Towson Center Management for more information.
View more information: https://www.towson.edu/campus/planningevents/venues.html