Willa Cather Dining Center

Alumni Center auditorium.
Willa Cather Dining Complex

Built in 2017, this state-of-the-art facility incorporates dining, event, and meeting space into a beautiful building on the east side of the University’s City Campus. With multiple spaces and many configuration options, this venue is able to provide accommodations for everything from small meetings and presentations to large gatherings. All spaces come equipped with microphones, media projection, built-in audio, and the ability to connect your own devices. In-house catering can provide anything from coffee and cookies to a served meal to enhance your event. With so many possibilities this space is sure to exceed your expectations.

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Pioneers is the perfect space to hold a reception or presentation. At over 1700 square feet this space can hold 100 people in a reception style configuration or more than 75 in a conference or classroom layout. This space includes fully integrated visual and audio capabilities, as well as comfortable furniture and magnetic marker boards. It can also be divided into two smaller rooms,while maintaining the amenities of the undivided space. This configuration accommodates 40 in the classroom and 32 in the conference layout.

Red Cloud

One of the largest spaces on the UNL campus, at nearly 6000 square feet, Red Cloud is sure to meet your large group needs. Able to accommodate multiple configurations, the main Red Cloud room can be left as one large space or separated to become two or three smaller spaces. In its largest configuration, Red Cloud can hold up to 500 seats in theatre style or 350 guests at banquet tables. All lighting, projection, and sound can be controlled on simple-to-use touch panels. Media can be displayed using the built-in PC, a tuner, or by connecting a personal device. This space also contains a unique LED lighting system that gives numerous options for light colors and display.