Venues

Colen Hall

The Colen Hall has 7 State of the Art Meeting Rooms designed to accommodate any group. Whether it’s a lecture for 200 guests seated theatre-style or an intimate board meeting for 10, we can design any space to fit your needs. The modern lobby is the perfect site for event registration or a welcome reception. The gorgeous view from the Outdoor Terrace creates the perfect setting for Luncheons, Cocktail Receptions, and more.

Gindi Performance Auditorium

With seating for 474 guests, our auditorium is the perfect venue for performances, concerts, plays and lectures. Equipped with a spacious backstage area, 2 dressing rooms, sound booth and in-house sound and lighting, the Gindi is a prime location for your event. With floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Sepulveda pass, the recently remodeled Foyer is the perfect setting for a pre-show cocktail reception, intermission or wrap party.

Berg Dining Hall

Perched at the edge of the American Jewish University, the Berg Dining Hall’s wall of windows offers a spectacular view of the Sepulveda Pass and San Fernando Valley both day and night. A favorite site for wedding receptions, anniversary parties and Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, the multi-purpose space can be transformed to accommodate any group up to 250 guests. 

Shapiro Synagogue

Recently renovated, the Shapiro Synagogue is a delightfully modern space for prayer services, ceremonies, life cycle events and a multi-purpose space for classes and meetings. Adjacent to the Synagogue are the the beautifully landscaped Chan Soon-Shiong Garden and Smalley Sculpture Garden. 

Chan Soon-Shiong

Garden One of three beautiful outdoor spaces, the Chan Soon-Shiong Garden lies on the West side of the University, adjacent to the Shapiro Synagogue. The terraced and versatile space is the perfect location to host outdoor weddings, intimate dinners under the stars, life cycle events and garden parties up to 150 guests. 

Ostrow Terrace Garden

The Terrace Garden is the prime location for a cocktail party or fundraising event. With modern cocktail furniture and a built-in landing perfect for live entertainment, this space works great in coordination with the Chan Soon-Shiong Garden. The Terrace can accommodate a standing reception up to 125 guests. 

Smalley Sculpture Garden

The prominent art installations in the Sculpture Garden make for a beautiful and unique setting for a wedding ceremony or special gathering. Seated theater-style, the space can accommodate 150 guests.  For pricing and availability information, please contact a member of our Event Department.