The James West Alumni Center was designed to provide alumni, donors and friends of the University an appropriate facility to enhance intellectual, cultural and social functions. This facility primarily serves the UCLA External Affairs Department and, when available, other University units, alumni and donor support groups, and registered campus organizations. Reservations will be accepted for activities which are in accordance with University regulations as well as the Alumni Center terms and conditions.

Please complete the request form to begin your event space reservation.

Room Rental Fees

Current room rental fees through June 30, 2024. Half day rentals are 4 hours or less. Full day rentals are over 4 hours. You can click on each event space name to see a video tour.

Event SpaceCampus Groups
(half day/full day)
Non-Campus Groups  
(half day/full day)
Collins Conference Room  $770 / $1140$1020 / $2040
Collins Conference Room & Patio  $1080 / $1620$1460 / $2920
Collins Patio ONLY$630 / $950$880 / $1270
Founders’ Room  $510 / $760$760 / $1020
Founders’ Room & Patio  $690 / $1040$980 / $1500
Founders Patio ONLY$510 / $760$630 / $950
Galleria (After business hours or weekends only)  $350 / $580$630 / $830
Entire Building (Collins Rm + Founders Rm + Galleria)  $1760 / $2530$2860 / $3850
Northwest Patio (1st floor)  $280 / $390$360 / $470
Northeast Patio (2nd floor)  $280 / $390$360 / $470

Additional Fees

Depending on the timing and activity of your event, your event may require staffing and cleaning fees

Staffing fee  
If your event takes place after 5 p.m. or on a weekend, you will need to have a UCLA Alumni staff member present in the building. There will also be a fee to set up and strike the room.  
Cleaning fee  
Events that have over 50 guests and have catering will incur a cleaning cost.  
$235 – weeknight event
$325 – weekend event  

Room Capacities

Our event spaces are not limited to the set-ups listed below. We will work with you individually to see what arrangement is best for your event and the space.

 Standing OnlyCocktail TablesTheater-StyleRounds
Collins Conference Room250230210120
Collins Patio320300n/a200
Founders’ Room15013012072
Founders’ Patio200180n/a90

Premium Rental Items

Item and QuantityCost per itemPhoto
Panelist chairs  
Quantity available: 6


Call the James West Alumni Center at 800-825-2586 or e-mail

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