Room Reservations

Contact Information

For more information on renting space, contact Special Events:
Telephone: 1-212-817-7150

For internal clients looking to reserve a room, contact Room Reservations:
Telephone: 1-212-817-7159

Conference and Meeting Facilities

Are you looking for space for a meeting or conference, a simple celebratory meal or a gala fund-raising event, a book party or a product launch?

Come to The Graduate Center, CUNY, which offers a range of beautiful, comfortable, flexible spaces and modern facilities for a great price in the heart of Manhattan.

Two elegant, sky-domed rooms

Three theaters with seating for 70 to 400 patrons
Two have adjacent reception areas.

Two conference suites
The rooms may be combined to serve the varying needs of seated meetings, standing receptions, or walk-around displays.

ADA Compliance

The building has been designed to meet all federal, state, and city codes, and specific attention has been given to provide full physical access to all academic, administrative, and public areas.


Should you need full-service catering for your event, excellent food ranging from a simple breakfast bar, to a buffet lunch, to formal dinner service, can be prepared on site by Restaurant Associates, one of New York City's premiere caterers. A full selection of beverages is available for your dinner or reception.

IT Audio-Visual Services and Other Services

Our IT Audio-Visual Services can accommodate almost any equipment request. Each facility will be designed with flexible banquet, classroom, theatre, or conference-style seating to meet your expectations. Our staff of experienced specialists is ready to assist you in planning a successful event.

Convenient Location

The Graduate Center is located in the heart of Manhattan at Fifth Avenue and 34th Street across from the Empire State Building, and is convenient to all major transportation routes. Grand Central Terminal, Pennsylvania Station, the midtown PATH, and all major New York City subway and bus lines are within easy walking distance. The location is also close to Manhattan's business and cultural activities. A quick stroll will take you to theatres, a multitude of restaurants, and hotels to fit every budget.