Events. Conferences. Meetings. Choose KSC!


'Everything went very smoothly, I greatly appreciate the planning meetings arranged for me and your quick replies to my emails. It has been a pleasure working with you.' - Dr. Joe Gallian, Director REU Mathematics Research Program.

Kirby Event & Conference Services offers complete event planning and management services: 

  • Year-round availability allows you to enjoy the four unique seasons of Duluth
  • A variety of room styles and sizes to accommodate any type of event, including weddings, banquets, corporate events, or trade shows--including outdoor spaces!
  • In-house catering and full bar service, with custom menu options available to meet any need
  • Use of audio visual equipment and flexible setups ensure the most effective venue for your event
  • On-demand technical support for all your audio-visual needs, and trained student building coordinators available to ease your mind during your event
  • A variety of parking options available 
  • UMD is a venue option not only for students, faculty, and departments, but the community as well!


To request space in Kirby Student Center for a meeting, event or to table, please complete this request form. Your request will be reviewed and responded to within three business days. Please contact [email protected] or 218.726.7163 with any questions.

Non-University organizations, businesses or private individuals may rent meeting rooms or events spaces in Kirby Student Center based on availability.  A Facility Use Agreement and Certificate of Insurance are required. Please contact [email protected].  Your request will be reviewed and responded to within two business days. 

We look forward to sharing our campus with you and offering you an exceptional experience.  

Book your event today!