The Student Union is home to student services, retail, university departments, and also offers event rental spaces to students, faculty and staff, members of the UL Lafayette communities, external groups, and surrounding areas.
Located at "The Heart of Campus", The U is ready to host your next event. With over 20 event spaces, complimentary parking, A/V, catering and wedding planning packages offered by Louisiana Spice Catering by Sodexo, and more, our team is ready to assist in planning and organizing your event.
With some of the most vibrant spaces on campus, The U provides the perfect location and atmosphere for your event. Whether you are planning a small conference in our Helma Constantine Forum, a fundraising gala in our Atchfalaya Ballroom, or an intimate wedding ceremony on our Courtyard & Porch, the Student Union's event spaces and sevices are sure to accommodate your needs and turn your vision into reality.
Catering and wedding planning packages are offered by our onsite vendor Louisiana Spice Catering by Sodexo. Catering Director Nellie Watkins may be reached at (337) 482-9037. Click here to learn more about catering options.
Our facilites can accommodate:
- Meetings of various sizes
- Art shows and exhibits
- Private movie screenings
- Dance revues
- Fashion shows
- Guest speakers
- Balls and galas
- Private parties
- Weddings and receptions
Click here to view our standard Event Space Capacities and Rates
If you have questions about rooms and reservations, please email booktheU@louisiana.edu or call (337) 482-6400.
View this gallery to see all of the spaces available for rent.
Past Event Photos
See how the Union has been used for past events.