Events and Conference Services


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Consider Dominican University of California for your next event.  Close to downtown, and only 20 minutes from San Francisco and the East Bay, our tranquil campus covers 80 wooded acres in quiet, residential San Rafael.  Dominican offers unique venues for small workshops, seminars, and intimate weddings, as well as large conferences, musical concerts, banquets and so much more.  Our facilities can easily accommodate 50 to 800 participants depending on the venue, and ample free parking is available.

Dominican will provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information surrounding campus COVID-19 health and safety measures for your event. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Venue Information

Dominican University of California offers year-round venues to suit any occasion, from retreats to camps to conferences, and our client-focused staff will provide you with the best possible experience.

Event types welcome: 

  • Adult social events
  • Corporate social events
  • Family reunions
  • Professional meeting/training/conference/retreat
  • Wedding ceremony/reception
  • Youth retreat/camp
Maximum meeting capacity:  500 
Number of meeting rooms 20+
Maximum overnight capacity: 15-70

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Contact Us

If you would like to submit a rental request directly or have a question of our staff, please fill out our contact form.

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Neighborhood Advisory

Our mission is to enhance communication, understanding and coordination between Dominican and our neighbors. 

The University serves as a resource to the community by offering educational and cultural programs and by making its facilities available to the community for events. In an effort to keep our neighbors informed, Events and Conference Services publishes a monthly summary of all events on campus. To request a copy, please contact us.

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Campus Events Management Plan

The purpose of the Campus Events Management Plan defines how the University manages the use of its facilities so that events do not exceed the available parking and traffic capacity of the neighborhood, and that minimize or  eliminate other impacts of events on the Dominican residential neighborhood. 

Events Management Plan


Contact Information

Office Hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.