Rutgers University–Newark has a lot to offer as a conference destination, from a convenient location to guest housing to plenty of attractions.

Where Conference Guests Stay

Woodward Hall, University Square Apartments, Talbott Apartments, and 15 Washington Street Apartments all accommodate conference guests. These buildings include either suite-style or apartment-style spaces. 

Most of these buildings include the following amenities:

  • A TV lounge
  • 24-hour computer lab
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Lounges on each floor

The buildings are staffed 24 hours a day with a team of housing staff members. They can assist with everything from directions to presenting evening and late-night programming for the members of your group. We cater to every group individually and will gladly make special arrangements that meet your specific needs.

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Conference Meeting Spaces

You can reserve several large meeting spaces for conference use, including Stonsby Lounge and the University Square Multi-Purpose Room. Our largest space, Stonsby Commons, can accommodate about 200 guests and features a 10-foot projection screen and entertainment system.

You can also utilize the Robeson Campus Center, which has full conference services, including meeting and banquet rooms, diverse food options, and all audio-visual needs.

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Enjoying Newark

Many services, activities, programs, and facilities are available near campus. We’re in the University Heights section of downtown Newark, 20 minutes from Manhattan via car or New Jersey Transit train.

When your guests are not attending your conference, the city of Newark also offers many opportunities for fun and enrichment, including the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark Symphony Hall, and Newark Museum.

Other local points of interest found near us are three institutions of higher education, the Liberty Science Center, and the Meadowlands Sports Arena.

Contact Us

Interested in having your conference group stay in our facilities?

Office of Reservations and Special Events

Office of Reservations and Special Events
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Newark NJ 07102