NHL Ballroom


The Newcomb Hall Ballroom is located on the third floor of Newcomb Hall and hosts a large range of events such as banquet dinners, speaking engagements, and resource fairs.

Newcomb Hall is located next to the University Bookstore and the Central Grounds Parking Garage.

UVa Catering is the only approved caterer for this space. No other food or drinks may be served in the Ballroom.

Standard Setup Options:

  • Chairs in Rows (facing the servery) 475 max
  • Chairs in Rows (facing the windows) 300 max
  • Banquet: 270 max (stages, buffets lines, etc., will decrease the capacity of the space for this style setup)
  • Standing Reception: 600 max
  • Resource Fair: 42 rectangular 8′ tables max

Audio Visual Technology Capabilities:


  • (4) wireless handheld mics
  • (1) wireless lapel mic
  • (1) corded handheld mic

Projection Package:

  • Projector
  • Screen (12’x12; picture size 12’x9′))
  • DVD/Blu Ray Player
  • Built in Speakers
  • VGA Cable

Audio Only Package:

  • Built in Speakers
  • iPod/MP3 Cable

Other Amenities

  • 8′ tables
  • 60″ round tables
  • Chairs
  • Podium
  • Stage (6’x8′ pieces, max of 8 pieces, dancing or high impact activities prohibited)


Sample Ballroom Diagrams:

Banquet Style Max with a Stage or Buffet

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Rows of chairs facing the servery

Rows of chairs facing the windows

Resource Fair

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If you have a question about the space, please call ODOS Event Planning Services at 434-924-7225, or email us at eventplanning@virginia.edu