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 *room setup ***additional 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
*Room setup fee: If setup required differs from the standard setup.
**Effective June 13, 2016, this fee will be $100.
***One staff member is always present at the LPC when an event is occurring.  If additional staff members are needed during an event, there is an additional fee.

Effective June 13, 2016: Each Loma Pelona Center reservation includes (at no additional cost) a 30 minute window before the event and a 30 minute window after the event to allow you time for setup and cleanup.  If you require additional setup and/or cleanup time beyond this, you will be charged at the additional hours rate ($90/hr for off-campus group, $40/hr for on-campus groups).

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

The Loma Pelona Center has chairs and a variety of tables available for your use (see below).  If additional furniture is necessary, only furniture delivered and set up by Furniture Services or a professional rental company is allowed.  For questions, please contact Conference Services at (805) 893-3072.

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
Furniture Rental Storage Fee (Effective 6/13/16. See below for more details.) All Spaces $200/wknd

Furniture Rental Storage

Effective June 13, 2016: There is a $200 Furniture Rental Storage Fee if you rent furniture from Central Stores, Classic Party Rental, etc., and we store it for you in the Loma Pelona Center over all or a portion of the weekend.  Furniture rentals for a weekend event cannot be delivered before 1:00pm on Friday and must be removed by noon on Monday (or earlier if possible).


  • 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