Facility Features

The Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center at Yale University is located at 391 Prospect Street, just to the south of Betts House. The structure, designed by the firm of Robert A. M. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, is in a traditional style to complement the Betts House and opened in the summer of 2009. As a “green” building, the Center’s design, construction, and operations conform to benchmarks set by the U.S. Green Building Council and is LEED Gold certified. 

The following spaces may be reserved for your event. Wifi is available throughout the building and interpretation equipment can be accessed in three locations in the Center.

To view more photos of the spaces, visit our gallery.

 
 

Amphitheater

  • Capacity: 88 seated 
  • Audio-visual booth
  • 3 screens & projectors
  • 2 interpretation booths with equipment
  • Podium with PC, DVD, VCR, and Blu-ray players
  • Panelist table
  • Microphones for presenters & audience
  • Audio & video recording of sessions & webcams
 

Dining Room

  • Capacity: 104 seated; standing room capacity: 160
  • Flexible seating arrangements; choice of 54” or 48” tables
  • Marble credenza for refreshments
  • 500 square foot commercial kitchen attached
  • Podium with microphone
  • Screen & projector
  • Interpretation booth with equipment
 

Classroom

  • Capacity: 22 seated around the table (17 capacity if projection screen is used)
  • Table with grommets to plug in electronics
  • Screen & projector
  • Interpretation booth
 

Outdoor Terrace

  • Capacity: 75 standing
  • Available for outdoor receptions, weather permitting
  • Benches
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Connects to the upper lobby, handicap ramp, front porch, and glass connector between the Center and Betts House
 

Upper Lobby

  • Capacity: 75 standing
  • Receptionist area with PC, phones, printer/copier
  • Beverage station with refrigerator
  • Coat closet with Dutch door
  • Glass connector to Betts House
  • Access to outdoor courtyard
  • Flexible furniture set up for receptions or for material distribution
  • Elevator (serves both levels, front and back of house)
 

Lower Lobby

  • 2 Seminar rooms. Capacity: 12 per room
  • Marble credenza
  • Beverage station with refrigerator
  • Kiosk area with 2 PCs; no login required
  • Guest staff office space with PC, phone, and printer/copier/fax/scanner
  • Sitting area with couch, club chairs, and side tables