Event Planning Resources

The following resources will assist in planning the specifics of your event or conference scheduled at the university.  For internal event planning resources, see our DORI page.

Audio / Visual Request Form

The Office of Conference & Event Services is dedicated to providing top-of-the-line technology services that enhance your event! Event spaces across campus feature streamlined, integrated technology and offer a wide variety of audio visual services that can be coordinated to meet your specific needs. Please visit our technology webpage or contact us to set up a consultation for your upcoming event!


Food, beverage, and linens can be ordered through the catering office.  Estimates should be submitted a minimum of 10 days prior to the event.

Directions & Campus Map

Duquesne University is located twenty miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport and accessible from all major highways. Directions to Duquesne University and a campus map are available online.

Take a virtual campus tour before you arrive!

Event Planning

See the Event Planning Checklist for information on details to consider and important dates to keep track of for your event.

Events with Minors (age 17 and under)

All University programs, activities or events which involve minors are subject to the requirements established by the Office of Anti-discrimination Policy and Compliance outlined in the University's TAP 50.
See Requirements for programs with minors

Hotel Accommodations 

A list of local hotels can be found online

Liability Insurance

Events requiring liability insurance


Guest parking is available in the Forbes Parking Garage at an hourly rate. Contact us to coordinate parking details for your event. Though every effort is made to accommodate parking for your event, on-campus parking is unavailable during peak garage hours (from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday during the academic year).

Visitor parking rates & information
Alternate parking availability

Space Policies

Facilites Use Policy