Our Mission

It is the mission of the Events/Conference Services Office to provide to the campus community and our guests outstanding services and affordable facilities to enhance their events and conference experience. We strive to provide outstanding customer service in an academic setting to the University and surrounding community that is supportive of the University mission and its core values.

William Paterson University-Events/Conference Services Facilities

With over 200,000 square feet of meeting and event space, the conference facilities at William Paterson University, located in suburban Wayne, New Jersey, are an idea location to hold your next meeting, conference, seminar or special event. William Paterson’s facilities combine service and value with a variety of venues to suit your group’s specific needs.  Located in the center of the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area, the site offers several options for meeting and event set-ups. With a variety of settings to choose from, the conference facilities at William Paterson University can accommodate groups that range in size from a small meeting of twelve to a special event with hundreds of participants.

First-class Facilities Offer An Array of Options

All the facilities at William Paterson University are barrier free and equipped with Internet access. The state-of-the-art University Commons complex, which includes the redesigned John Victor Machuga Student Center, Wayne Hall, and a 900-seat Ballroom and Conference Center, provides many flexible options as a destination for meetings and events.

William Paterson University’s high technology meeting space offers an array of options including wireless environments and fully equipped audio and video capabilities. Your meeting will be supported by a technical staff, available to handle all your audio-visual needs.  Our on-site catering services make William Paterson a one-stop source for your banquet needs.

Only 20 miles west of New York City and minutes away from more than a half-dozen major highways, the University offers an attractive campus environment, with ample summer housing and parking available, to make your event at William Paterson truly rewarding and memorable.


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Joe Caffarelli,
Interim Director

Frank Petrozzino,
Associate Director

Victoria Venezia,
Scheduling Specialist

Caitlin Montalto,
Scheduling Specialist

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