The Catholic University of America

The Office of Events and Conference Services

Pryzbyla Center 202 / 202-319-5291 / 

The Office of Events and Conference Services contributes to the enhancement of student life by serving the community through its diverse services, versatile facilities and student employment opportunities. The professional and student staff work closely with students, faculty, and staff to coordinate and support events for the campus community, and with external clients to accommodate conference needs and generate revenue for the university. 

Pryzbyla Center /

The Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center opened its doors in March 2003, and is named after an alumnus and donor to the university. The Pryz is a dynamic center of activity that includes several food service options, including Starbucks and Murphy's, several offices, including the Office of the Dean of Students, Campus Activities, the Center for Cultural Engagement, Disability Support Services, Housing, and Events and Conference Services are located in the Pryz as well as multiple student organization spaces. The center also offers information services, student lounges, programming venues, meeting spaces, storage lockers and opportunities for the campus community to connect with one another.