Conference and Event ServicesUniversity of Cincinnati

Conference and Event Services

Congratulations on your Engagement!

The University of Cincinnati campus is an ideal location to host your special event, and more couples are selecting Tangeman University Center or the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center as their venue of choice for their celebration.

Whether your wedding plans include a simple celebration of cake and champagne or a seated multi-course meal, the culinary teams at University of Cincinnati will assist you in creating the most elegant memories. With numerous menu options and types of dining available, we are able to customize your gathering to reflect your style and taste. With our experienced waitstaff and exceptional food, artfully prepared by our executive chefs, our focus is on providing great cuisine, professional staff, and making your wedding unique.


Our on-site Event Coordinator will work with you to ensure seamless execution of your special day. Please contact Conference & Event Services at 513-558-1810 or event.services@uc.edu to check availability and to schedule a facility tour. Room rental fees apply.


Tangeman University Center

Tangeman University Center (TUC) is just minutes from Downtown Cincinnati, the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel on campus, and 15 miles north of the Greater Cincinnati Airport.

The state-of-the-art building sits on MainStreet, in the heart of campus, and features the Great Hall with an outdoor terrace overlooking campus. The Great Hall is the perfect venue for your wedding reception and accommodates up to 400 guests. The TUC Front Porch is also a unique location for wedding ceremonies and features great architectural detail and an expansive seating area. Mick & Mack’s Café in TUC is a warm, contemporary environment featuring a fireplace and panoramic views of campus. Custom menus and seating available for up to 120 guests. Available for pre and post wedding meals, such as a rehearsal dinner or brunch.

TUC features include:

  • Great Hall
        – A Blank Canvas to Create a Unique Event Atmosphere
        – Flexible Room Layouts to Accommodate Many Set-Up Styles, 400-Seat Banquet Capacity
        – 16’ x 24’ Stage
        – Outdoor Terrace Overlooking Campus
  • Outdoor Ceremony Location
  • Mick & Mack’s Contemporary Cafe for Pre and Post Wedding Meals
  • Proximity to UC’s On-Campus Kingsgate Marriott Conference Hotel for Guest Accomodations
  • ADA Accessible

Learn more about the Tangeman University Center here.


Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center

The Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati is conveniently located at 151 Goodman Drive on the East Campus of the University of Cincinnati just three miles north of downtown Cincinnati, 15 miles north of the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, and minutes from I-75, I-71 and I-74. The conference center features 206 newly renovated rooms, 23 meeting rooms, 20,000 sq ft of total meeting space, including a 5,355 square foot Grand Ballroom with seating capacity of 350.

The Kingsgate Marriott offers UC faculty/staff, alumni, and students a unique customized Bearcats Wedding Package!

The Bearcats Wedding Package includes a customized plated dinner and the following for you and your guests!

  • Consultation with our Marriott Certified Wedding Planner
  • 4 Hours of Limo Transportation for Campus Photo Opportunities and Church Service
  • 4 Hours of Unlimited Premium Brand Liquor, Beer & Wine Bar and Complimentary Bartenders
  • Hour Appearance with the UC Bearcat Mascot
  • Late night snack of Chili Cheese Coneys for guests
  • Complimentary Guest Room for the Bride and Groom
  • Reduced Room Block Rates
  • Black Table Linens with Red Napkins
  • Black Specialty Chair Covers with Red Sash
  • 6 Red Accent Up-lights
  • Mirror Base Centerpieces with miniature fish bowls filled with Black and Red Stones
  • Authentic UC Football Helmet to use during reception
  • Complimentary Parking for all Guests
  • ADA Accessible

For more details, please visit the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center website and/or contact the hotel directly at 513-487-3800.

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