The University Club is a great Chicago landmark, the architectural heritage has been meticulously preserved, facilities upgraded to include all of the modern conveniences and amenities for you and your guests to enjoy. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, we are directly across from Millennium Park, The Art Institute, Orchestra Hall and minutes away from the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Navy Pier, as well as shopping on State Street and the Magnificent Mile.


Prenuptial Dinners

The Catering Department can provide you and your guests with a relaxing evening prior to your special celebration and can accommodate groups of 10 to 300 people. 

Bridal Luncheons

Gather your bridesmaids the day of your wedding and prepare in a private room where you can break for a light lunch and toast to your day. Consult your catering manager for available options.

Billiards Room for the Groomsmen

A private room for the gentlemen to shoot pool or watch their favorite sporting event is a great enhancement for the day. Food and beverage service can be arranged. Consult with your catering manager for availability and options.

Sunday Brunch

Enjoy a breakfast buffet with family and friends before departing for your honeymoon in one of our many beautiful rooms. Consult your catering manager for available options.

Food and Beverage

We ask that you select your menu a minimum of six weeks prior to your event day. Wedding packages require a minimum of four dinner courses. Wine and champagne are traditional accompaniments at a wedding. We can assist you with selections from the Club’s extensive list. 

The University Club recognizes the importance of specialty diets and we are happy to customize vegetarian and other selections.
Please inform us if you require any meals for younger children, musicians, videographer, photographer or wedding consultant.

Club policy prohibits outside food and beverages to be brought in and consumed in public areas.

Coat Check

The University Club will arrange for hosted-sponsored checkroom services for your event. Consult with your catering manager for further details.