An evening banquet set-up with a stunning view of the campus in the 6,700-square foot Palisades Room.

UCLA Conferences & Catering designs unforgettable catered events with exquisite menus and stunning decor.

Productive presentations are possible in the Carnesale Commons meeting spaces — even in the late afternoon — thanks to powered blackout shades.

Elegant, airy spaces, flooded with natural light, greet visitors to Carnesale Commons.

The Palisades Room beautifully accommodates unique set-ups, such as this combination for guest speakers on stage.

The state-of-the-art venue was designed with sustainability in mind.

Carnesale Commons

Inspiring Campus Views in a Contemporary Setting

Carnesale Commons is centrally located within convenient walking distance to core campus. Compliant with the UC Policy on Sustainable Practice, Carnesale Commons holds a LEED Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

This venue features our largest meeting space, the Palisades Room, which provides a total of 6,700 square feet of combined meeting space and a versatile, open-plan pre-function area. This impressive space can be divided into as many as five separate salons by sliding partitions. Accented by floor-to-ceiling windows that feature high performance glazing, blackout shades, and powered sunshades for climate control and energy efficiency, the space has stunning views of Janss Steps and iconic UCLA landmarks, Royce Hall and Powell Library.

In addition to the Palisades Room, Carnesale Commons is also home to three additional breakout rooms for smaller set-ups — Malibu, Venice and Hermosa — which range from 700 to 1,200 square feet each.

EXPERIENCE exceptional EVENTS

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

  • Audio-Visual Tech & Support

  • Exclusive On-Site Catering Provided by UCLA

  • Experienced Event Facilitators & Conference Managers

  • On-site Parking Options

  • Team Building Activities

  • Award Winning Sustainability Practices

Our Largest Meeting Space

With 6,700-square feet of combined meeting space and a versatile, open-plan pre-function area, the Palisades Room can be used as a grand ballroom or divided into as many as five separate salons by sliding partitions.

Modern Spaces for Smaller Events

Three additional meeting rooms for smaller set-ups — Malibu, Venice and Hermosa — are located just one level down from the Palisades Room. At 700 to 1,200-square feet each, these event spaces can accommodate groups in a variety of seating arrangements.

Highly Desirable Location

Carnesale Commons is centrally located in UCLA’s residential community, within convenient walking distance to the core campus and a nearby parking. From where Carnesale Commons is situated on campus, meeting attendees enjoy views of notable campus landmarks, such as Janss Steps, Royce Hall, and Powell Library.

Sustainably Designed

Carnesale Commons holds a LEED Silver Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED features include floor-to-ceiling windows with high performance glazing, blackout shades, and powered sun shades for climate control and energy efficiency.

Palisades Room and Lobby

MEETING ROOM SQUARE FEET
THEATER
BANQUET
CLASSROOM
Palisades Room 6,700 700 440 400
Salon A 1,426 112 90 72
Salon B 828 70 60 48
Salon C 823 70 60 42
Salon D 806 70 60 48
Salon E 1,405 112 90 72
Salon F† 1,412 112 90 72

Malibu, Venice & Hermosa Rooms

MEETING ROOM SQUARE FEET
THEATER
BANQUET
CLASSROOM
Malibu 713 60 45 36
Venice* (Rooms A & B Combined) 1211 115 70 65
Room A 605 50 35 27
Room B 605 50 35 27
Hermosa* (Rooms A & B Combined) 1205 115 70 66
Room A 602 50 35 27
Room B 602 50 35 27