Loma Pelona Center

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The Loma Pelona Center is a multipurpose facility located on the west side of the main campus near Manzanita Village. The 8000-square-foot layout includes two auditorium style rooms with sliding partitions and restrooms. An outdoor patio offers spectacular views of the campus lagoon.

Please note that all reservation requests must be submitted at least 12 days in advance.

UCSB Special Events Catering is the exclusive caterer for the Loma Pelona Center and maintains first right of refusal for all catered events at the Loma Pelona Center.  

Room Capacities & Rates

Room Capacity Rates (off-campus/on-campus)
  Max Lecture classroom banquet up to 4 hrs additional hrs *labor **additional a/v labor
1108-Entire Space+Patio 148 148 93 148 $400/$200 $90/hr; $40/hr $50 $20/hr
1100-Entire Space 140 140 90 140 $400/$200 $90/hr; $40/hr $50 $20/hr
*Labor charge: if setup required differs from the standard setup
**Labor A/V: Any "back & forth" media needs (e.g., switching between data projector and DVD player using multiple laptops) require onsite audiovisual labor.

Standard Room Setup

Room Default Set-Up Displays Sound  
1108 - Entire Space Lecture Style for 77 159" screen + (4) 52" & (2)
70” HDTV LCD displays
Surround Sound  
1108A* Clear (2) 52" HDTV LCD displays Stereo Sound  
1108* Lecture Style for 77 159" screen + (2) 52" & (2)
70” HDTV LCD displays
Surround Sound  
1100 - Entire Space Lecture Style for 77
Soft Furniture Style for 18 (through Summer 2015)
159" screen + (4) 52" & (2)
70” HDTV LCD displays
Surround Sound  
1100A* Lecture Style for 77 159" screen + (2) 52" & (2)
70” HDTV LCD displays
Surround Sound  
1100* Soft Furniture for 18 through Summer 2015
Clear beginning Fall 2015
(1) 52” HDTV LCD display Stereo Sound  
*A divider wall can be set up in 1100 - Entire Space and 1108 - Entire Space to create two smaller spaces (1108/1108A and 1100/1100A) in each room if needed.  The rate for using a Loma Pelona room with or without the divider is the same, and if you'd like the divider to be set up, please note that in your reservation request.  

Media Equipment

The following audio-visual equipment is available in the main Loma Pelona multi-purpose rooms:

Equipment Monitors Outdoor Speakers
  • Microphones: (1) Wired on podium and (1) Wireless (handheld or lavelier/lapel)
  • Laptop connection to monitors and projector for video and sound
  • Blu-Ray/DVD Player
  • Cable Television
  • 3.5mm input (headphone jack) for MP3 player and iPod connection
  • Speaker Phone
  • 1 x Projector screen with 159” screen equivalent in the front of the room
  • 2 x 52” monitors in the front of the room
  • 2 x 70” monitors in the middle of the room
  • 2 x 52” monitors in the back of the room
  • Capable of outputting sound from:
  • Podium
  • MP3 player or iPod
  • Auxiliary source connected through
  • 3.5mm jack (headphone jack)

Media Equipment & Furniture Rates

Equipment/Furniture Room Rates
PA System (with own equipment & sound only) All Spaces No Charge
Video Media (LCD Displays; Blu-Ray/DVD Player; Data Projector) All Spaces $100/day
Speaker Phone (Long Distance calling charges not included) All Spaces $25/day
Round Tables - 66" (up to 10 available) All Spaces $6/table
Classroom Tables - 6' x 18" (up to 48 available) All Spaces $6/table


  • The Loma Pelona Center is located on campus near Manzanita Village and San Rafael residence halls.  See our map (the Loma Pelona Center is circled in red in the lower left quadrant).

Walking Times

  • Beach (4 minutes)
  • University Center (6 minutes)
  • Carrillo Dining Commons (1 minute)
  • Parking Structure 22 (5 minutes)
  • Bus Circle (12 minutes)


  • Email: reservations (at) housing.ucsb.edu
  • Phone: (805) 893-3072