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UC San Diego Catering


The venues listed below are our preferred sites for parties, receptions, and weddings; however, we can cater indoor and outdoor events anywhere on campus!

HDH Venues
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For meetings, lectures, or more casual gatherings, please visit our HDH venues page.


Price Center
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Spacious ballrooms with flexible floorplans give you a blank canvas to unfold your unique vision! Plenty of room for a dance floor, live band, buffet stations, and more. Ample parking nearby and handicap accessible. Contact One Stop at 858.534.7666 or email for reservations.

International House Great Hall
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Floor-to-ceiling windows and inviting patios open west to the Pacific for gorgeous sunset vistas. Perfect for an elegant dinner, wedding, or reception. Easy to find and plenty of parking for guests. Handicap accessible. For availability and reservations, contact 858.822.2215 or email

The Robert Payne Scripps Seaside Forum
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This incredible facility is the latest addition at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The auditorium and Terrace overlook the Pacific Ocean with adjoining ocean view meeting rooms. With courtyard areas and gardens this venue is versatile, but particularly impressive for weddings and receptions. Call 858.534.5604 or email

Martin Johnson House
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The historic Martin Johnson House boasts a unique location on the cliffs of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, overlooking the Scripps Pier and La Jolla Shores. Get married outdoors with the sound of surf below, then move to a charming reception on tiered patios under a Torrey Pines canopy. This venue is also recommended for rehearsal dinners. For more information and reservations, call 858.534.5604 or email

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Where else can you enjoy tide pools and creatures of the sea while viewing dramatic wrap-around sunsets? Accommodating groups of up to 1,500, Birch provides many opportunities to entertain, whether in the beautiful outdoor tide-pool plaza or the indoor Galleria. Sensational ocean and sunset vistas from nearly every seat in the house! For availability and reservations, contact Ioana Vladescu at 858.534.7563 or email

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When you use UC San Diego Catering, payment is simplified by using department recharge, saving the cost of state sales tax.