Planning an Event

Planning

The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre sits in a prime location in the heart of the UBC Vancouver campus. With its modern design, light-filled spaces, and strong focus on the client experience, the centre creates a powerful first impression. Whether you are planning a private event, gala dinner, meeting, or corporate retreat, your guests can enjoy our inspiring setting.

Please contact us for rates.

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Dining Capacity: 300 guests, in the Jack Poole Hall
Reception Capacity: 600 guests, including the Wong Trainor Welcome Centre and Jack Poole Hall
Boardroom rentals are available along with classrooms and additional meeting rooms.
Rental Hours: 6:00 am – 1:00 am
Availability: 7 days a week
Kitchen on Site: Yes, but not fully equipped – built for offsite catering purposes.

Booking overview

  • Rental rate includes all in-house tables and chairs, set up, tear down, basic AV, and room cleaning. One on site coordinator, and evening rentals include one security guard.
  • UBC alumni and their children receive a 20% discount on room rentals for personal (not corporate) bookings.
  • Registered charities receive a 15% discount on all rental rates.
  • Booking times can be flexible, depending on availability.
  • Multiple room bookings can be negotiated.
  • All drop-delivery food service must be provided by Koerner’s Catering
  • 5% GST is applied to all events.
  • Refundable damage deposit may be applicable.
  • Socan and ReSound are charged when applicable.
  • Payment for all rentals is by cheque or credit card (Visa & MasterCard). We do not accept JV payments.
  • Additional AV items can be rented for a fee.
  • Pre-paid parking can be arranged at the time of booking

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