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Seamless and Economically Savvy

The Office of Conference Services at Slippery Rock is dedicated to ensuring that your planning process is efficient and effortless.  We recognize that today, it is more important than ever to manage resources wisely.  The SRU professionals in Conference Services will assist throughout the planning and implementation of your event, while keeping the bottom line in mind.  Our on-site caterer can meet every request from soup to nuts!  Slippery Rock University provides clients their every need to ensure a successful event, while enabling fiscal responsibility.

State of the Art Facilities, Smart Location
Located in western Pennsylvania, the state’s premier residential University will exceed your every expectation.  Slippery Rock University, known as “The Rock”, is located on 610 acres between Routes I-80 and I-79 and is an easy drive from Pittsburgh, Erie, or Cleveland.  For groups of all sizes, Slippery Rock University provides a safe, all-inclusive, and exciting setting for your next event.  Guests on campus can enjoy the Aebersold Student Recreation Center, which includes a full fitness center, track, multi-purpose courts, climbing wall, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
In addition to the on-campus facilities, Grove City Prime Outlets, located seven miles from campus, offers tax-free clothes shopping and many options for delicious dining.  For those who wish to experience the great outdoors, McConnell’s Mills and Moraine State Park are just a short drive away- where Pennsylvania’s finest natural settings can be enjoyed and explored.  During the summer, SRU offers a variety of housing options including VIP conference suites which feature plasma televisions, coffee service, and toiletries.  All our residential suites built since 2004 are LEED certified and features:
Wall to wall carpet
Vertical blinds on all windows
Individually controlled air conditioning and heat
Refrigerator and microwave included in each unit
Card access doors
Multipurpose lounges with pool tables, vending machines, televisions,  
      bicycle storage racks
Cable TV in each room/suite with over 60 channels
Internet network connection
·         Residential conference room available upon request

Slippery Rock University has pledged to consider sustainability principles when making administrative decisions.  Slippery Rock University recently joined the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.  The goal of the ACUPCC is neutralizing greenhouse gas emission and increasing research efforts in higher education.

Slippery Rock University- More than Buildings
Slippery rock University can offer your organization more than bricks and mortar.  We invite you to ask about our on-campus subject matter experts in many disciplines who may be available to speak or consult at your event.