The Flats and Student Life Center at East-West University

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunions
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Parties
Youth Retreat/Camps


At East West University Enjoy Magnificent Chicago Views at Affordable Rates!

The Student Life Center (SLC) at East-West University is conveniently located in Chicago’s dynamic South Loop neighborhood, near many of the city’s best local attractions. Millennium Park, Navy Pier, the Magnificent Mile, Grant Park, Soldier Field and several beaches on Lake Michigan are located within walking distance from East West University in Chicago, ensuring that visitors will have no shortage of things to explore. The SLC offers multiple conference rooms within its open, state-of-the-art building. The SLC is versatile and is perfect for small and midsized conference group meetings in the Chicago area that require a venue with a variety of facilities, advanced technology, catering options, and amenities.

The seventeen-story building features:

  • An auditorium with space for up to 205 guests
  • A full-sized multipurpose room/gymnasium
  • Two private computer labs
  • 3 classroom style rooms
  • A modern, atrium-style space
  • Breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from our 17th floor event spaces

Click below to experience all that this Chicago venue has to offer!

Catering Options

Chartwells Catering

Chartwells Catering is available to provide a variety of options ranging from hot breakfast to fully staffed events.

If you would like to learn more, visit their website at https://conferencechicago.catertrax.com. 

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Fitness Center
Near Public Transit
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Rooftop Space
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


829 S Wabash Ave,

Chicago Chicago, 60605



Nearby Airport

Chicago Midway - 25 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Chicago O'Hare - 45 minutes


Parking on Site: No

Things to Know


Must Use In-House Catering: No

External Catering Allowed: Yes

Can Bring In Own Food: Yes

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No

Cannabis Consumption: No

ADA Accessible: Yes


Classrooms at the Chicago venue include dry erase boards, computer, and projector/screen;
Built-in sound system in 17th Floor Multipurpose Room, Multipurpose Room and Riaz H. Waraich Auditorium

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen