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J. Earl Rudder Conference and Events Center

time to come together 

The J. Earl Rudder Conference and Events Center, better known as Rudder Tower, was completed in 1974. The 11-story conference center is home to several meeting and conference rooms, as well as the University Club on the 11th floor. The 1st floor of Rudder Tower also houses the Box Office, the Visitor’s Center, and the Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts.


Building Hours for Rudder Tower are 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Several administrative offices are located in the J. Earl Rudder Conference and Events Center, including:

  • University Center Director, Rm 103
  • Hospitality and Event Services, 2nd Floor
  • Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity, 6th Floor
  • Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance, 8th Floor
  • Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, 9th Floor
  • Office of the President, 10th Floor
  • University Club, 11th Floor


The 3rd through 7th Floors contain several meeting and conference rooms available to student organizations, campus departments, and other University-affiliated groups.


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