The University of Toledo Foundation



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4510 Dorr St., MS #820
Toledo, OH 43615-4040


The University of Toledo Foundation's Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement offers 14 rooms and spaces for you to host private events for your family members, friends, or colleagues and clients.

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Balloons at open house

Be colorful! The Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement was dressed up in UToledo blue and gold for its open house. What colors will you choose?

CADE with name

The beautiful and iconic Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement is a 171,000 square-foot building that sits on a 105-acre campus of pristine land.

Night view of building

The University of Toledo Foundation’s Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement casts a warm and welcoming glow during your evening event.


Cafe open house

The Center for Alumni and Donor Engagement offers café and dining room for your catered meals. Adjacent patio also available.

Chef Mike grilling

Chef Mike leads a team of professionals who create the menu that perfectly suits your party, reception or meeting.

Glass Stairwell

Wood and glass are two outstanding materials featured in the Center’s staircases and throughout the interior.


Grecian Lobby

Whatever the theme of your party or gala, the events team can transform the spaces to set a mood of Grecian delight or whatever you may like.


The Schmakel Lounge will perfectly suit your elegant dinner or reception, with barrel-wood ceilings, an Italian marble fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows.


The green, rooftop terrace brings outdoor fun to any event: a baby shower, anniversary party or business retreat.



A beautiful, brick-paved patio sits just outside of the café and dining room. The event possibilities are endless, including an intimate wedding ceremony.


The Auditorium is available for larger meetings, has full audio capabilities and seats 110 comfortably.

 Board Room

Our upstairs Board Room accommodates 23 comfortably, has full audio and video capabilities, and includes an attached kitchen. Adjacent patio is available for an additional fee.



The Conference Rooms are available
for smaller meetings or breakout

Last Updated: 7/27/20