Event Venues

The USF Sarasota-Manatee campus boasts a number of adaptive, scenic venues that serve a wide range of event needs. You can learn more and download rental schedules for each venue below.

Selby Auditorium and Sudakoff Pavilion

Built as part of the new campus construction in 2006, the Selby Auditorium now plays a core role in hosting events at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. This venue regularly hosts research presentations, award ceremonies, community panel discussions and speaker series panels.

Selby Auditorium and Sudakoff Pavilion Rental Schedule


Courtyard and Rotunda

Two of most popular features on campus are the scenic courtyard and main rotunda. These are both places where we host a variety of events including receptions and orientations.



Multiple classrooms of varying sizes are adaptable to various teaching environments. Each classroom is equipped with advanced instructional technology, projection and recording capabilities. 


Culinary Innovation Lab

Our Culinary Innovation Lab (CIL) is a state-of-the-art teaching facility for students in our Hospitality and Tourism Management program. The CIL also serves as a venue for USF Sarasota-Manatee campus events, both public and private. For information on the CIL, please contact Fran Bryant by email or (941) 359-4311.