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University Place Conference Center and Hotel is an award winning, four diamond hotel facility located in downtown Indianapolis on the campus of IUPUI. It was named by Expedia to be one of the top 200 Hotels/Resorts Worldwide and by Trip Advisor as one of the top three luxury hotels in Indianapolis. The 278 upscale guestrooms feature complimentary high-speed wired and wireless internet access, ergonomic desk chairs, 32” flat panel televisions, refrigerators, modern furnishings and BeeKind amenities. The hotel also features Chancellors restaurant, Our Den sports bar/lounge and 11,000 square foot of elegant banquet space.

The IACC certified conference center features over 40,000 square foot of meeting space, which includes 25 dedicated sound-proof meeting rooms and pre-function space. An in-house audio visual department provides a wide array of state-of-the-art equipment, broadband and video-conferencing capabilities.

The upscale accommodations, along with excellent customer service, great location, complimentary downtown shuttle, premier meeting space, high-tech capabilities and trend setting food & beverage, make University Place an excellent environment for achieving your travel or conference needs.

Travel Green

University Place Conference Center and Hotel is committed to finding ways to positively impact the community and to lessen the impact on the environment. The charter partnership with Central Indiana Clean Air Partnership (CICAP) and the Green Business designation from the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, are just a few of the steps that are being taken, listed below are more initiatives:

  • Reduce: Common Sense laundry program featuring optional linen reuse; compact fluorescent bulbs installed in all guestrooms; newspapers in lobby, fitness center and business center desk, in lieu of delivery to each guestroom resulting in a 50% reduction of paper consumption; emailing of client bills to reduce paper usage; reusable cups for employee cafeteria; and, no-idling policy for hotel shuttle and vendor deliveries.
  • Reuse: Donation of industry magazines to Tourism, Convention and Event Management department; reuse of plastic nametag holders; wooden pallets picked up for re-use; worn linens donated to local shelter; ink and toner cartridges refilled by local company; new water coolers and pitchers used to replace bottled beverages; and, donation of leftover amenity/toiletries to local shelter.
  • Recycle: Used cooking oil recycled into bio-fuel; recycling of cardboard, plastic, aluminum, glass, newspapers, magazines and office paper; old paint, batteries and chemicals taken to Tox Drop for proper disposal; and, donation of old computer equipment to Virtual Scavengers.
  • Purchasing: 100% sustainable seafood; cage free eggs; hormone free milk; some use of local dairy products; meeting room notepads made of 30% recycled content; all printer/copier paper has 35% recycled content; disposable coffee cups made of compostable material; guestroom keys made of recycled materials & biodegradable; BeeKind guestroom toiletries; and, use of green cleaning products.
  • Education: Indianapolis Recycling guide given to employees; Community Action Board; weekly green tid-bit in employee newsletter; UP Personal Eco-Challenge competition among staff; hosted commuter services fair for employees; and, green travel tips on the back of guestroom key packets.
In the furtherance of the Centerís community partnerships and commitments, University Place volunteers for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful projects, organizes a year round collection of leftover conference supplies and bags for donation to the Back Pack Attack program and demonstrates client appreciation with Arbor Day tree certificates, resulting in 450 trees planted.


  • Banquet Facility(s)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Shop / Cafe
  • Complimentary Newspapers in Lobby
  • Dry Cleaning/Valet Laundry
  • Eco-Friendly Property
  • Fitness Center
  • Front Desk Open 24 Hours
  • Gift Shop
  • High-Speed Internet (Complimentary)
  • In-Room Coffee Makers
  • In-Room Data Port
  • In-Room Flat Panel Televisions
  • In-Room Hairdryers
  • In-Room Irons & Ironing Boards
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Refrigerators (All Rooms)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Shuttle Service - Complimentary (Limited Service and Times)
  • Valet Parking
  • Valet Parking (Fee)
  • Wireless Internet (Complimentary)


  • Check-in Time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out Time: 11:00 AM