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The Institute’s facilities provide a beautiful setting for business, private, or academic gatherings. Facilities information is provided below. If you are interested in booking one of our spaces for an upcoming event, please contact us first to confirm availability, then we will instruct you to complete the reservation request form at the bottom of this page. Make sure to read user responsibilities and requirements before completing your reservation form.



The Institute regularly rents out the five spaces below. Note that Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium and Arango Foyer are located in one building on our grounds, called the Copley International Conference Center. Institute facilities are equipped with a kitchen suitable for professional caterers as well as booths for simultaneous interpretation.

Arango Foyer

120 standing

General Price: $275
UCSD Price: $145

Full of natural light and tile flooring, this area is suitable for event registration, receptions, art exhibits, small-group lunches and dinners. Located in our Copley International Conference Center.

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Weaver Center Malamud Room

120 lecture style 120 banquet

General Price: $850
UCSD Price: $400

The Weaver Conference Center houses the Malamud room, which seats up to 120 theatre-style. With approximately 2,680 SF of space and almost square, the space lends itself well to small or large groups. Outside the room’s main doors is a small breezeway suitable for registration, coffee breaks, small luncheons or receptions.

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Friend Plaza

200 banquet seating, 250 reception

General Price: $1,000
UCSD Price: $345

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the expansive Spanish-style plaza and central fountain provides a warm, inviting location for lunch, dinners and receptions.

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Hojel Hall of the Americas Auditorium

290 seated

General Price: $1,090
UCSD Price: $515

Formal auditorium seating graced with the flags of the nations of the Americas. A perfect location for lectures, films, musical performances, and seminars. Located in our Copley International Conference Center.

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Parking on campus requires either a UCSD-issued parking permit or short-term permit that can be purchased at self-service machines located in the front and back (right-hand side) of the Pangea parking structure (street-level) and roof level at the corner of Pangea Drive and Scholars Drive. Note that the booths are always unmanned. See UCSD Parking Instructions.



A request is not a guarantee of availability nor confirms a reservation. A confirmation will be sent within 5 working days

after request is received. Institute hours are 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Reserving party is responsible for picking-up access

keys during business hours. The Institute does not offer any logistics support. Pertinent contact information is

provided throughout these pages for the renter's convenience.

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