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Hold your next event in the heart of the Sierra Nevada high country, just blocks from beautiful Lake Tahoe

Summer Conference Center

Facilities for Education and Business Development Conferences, Workshops, and Retreats

Sierra Nevada University’s 13-acre campus on the north shore of Lake Tahoe is designed with education, team building, and outdoor activities in mind. Hold your event just two blocks from the beach in the heart of the high sierra. Available between Memorial Day weekend and the end of August.

As you pull into the parking lot at SNU Tahoe, you get to view the lawn of Patterson Hall.


We have meeting rooms which hold anything from 10 to 140 people. Choose the space that fits your needs.

Prim Library at the SNU Tahoe campus is a quiet study zone and plenty of book sources for all area of studyPrim Library – multiple classrooms, as well as open, programmable spaces on the both the mezzanine and main floor of the library for events.
Tahoe Center of Environmental Science is one of the key buildings at SNU Tahoe.The Tahoe Center for Environmental Science – conference rooms and classrooms, including science labs, a presentation space for 140 people, and a tiered lecture hall.
The Holman Arts & Media Center at dusk.Holman Arts and Media Center – Digital art studio with multiple work-stations, a wood shop, sculpture space, and presentation space for 50.

There are different dining options at SNU Tahoe, including having the catering come straight to you.


You won’t go hungry. For events in any of our meeting spaces, our kitchen can cater and deliver food straight to you. For groups of 35 or more, our cafeteria is open. From a mid-morning snack to a multi course wine-and-dine closing night banquet, we can do it all.

The Flume Trail, one of Incline Village's many mountain biking trails, has the best view of Lake Tahoe


The Lake Tahoe area is one of the most desirable vacation destinations in the country. There are activities for everyone. You can summit a peak, make sand castles on the beach, watch the sunset over the west shore (craft cocktail optional), catch a fish or catch a show, all in the neighborhood.

The Great Outdoors: Take advantage of our experience and equipment by adding outdoor programming and team building to your event. We can outfit your group for a day of mountain biking, hiking, or paddle boarding and beachfront activities. We also have outdoor guides on staff who are experts in outdoor adventure in the Tahoe Basin.

See what else Lake Tahoe has to offer. Public transportation is available from Tahoe Area Rapid Transit (TART).

  • High Altitude Fitness – upscale fitness facility with a climbing gym.
  • Lake Tahoe – private beach access through SNU Tahoe is included in your event package.
  • Nevada-style night-life – Stateline is a half hour south, Crystal Bay is twenty minutes west, and the Hyatt Regency is just one block away.

View of the Sierra Nevada University campus through the window of a dorm room


Eighty-eight dorms rooms are available on campus in two separate dormitories. Rooms can be set for single, double, triple or quadruple occupancy. All rooms have private bathrooms, and laundry facilities are available. A day of seeing all that Tahoe and SNU has to offer, followed by a good night’s rest – what could be better?

Getting Here

By Air: The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest commercial airport, approximately 30 miles from SNU. The North Lake Tahoe Express provides scheduled shuttle service, reserve in advance.

Driving Directions: click HERE

Contact Us:

Andy Rost
Let us know what dates, and how many people are with your group, and we’ll be in touch soon.