The University of Scranton is a private education institution and one of the nation's 28 Jesuit universities known for its outstanding academics and state-of-the-art campus. Founded in 1888, the University offers 81 undergraduate and graduate programs.
This prestigious and historical university, located in the heart of downtown Scranton can host groups for meetings or events of 4,000+ people. Multiple buildings throughout the campus provide ample breakout rooms equipped with the latest AV technology. Guests are within walking distance of the campus from either the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton or the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center.
The University of Scranton offers superior athletic facilities. The Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. Athletics Campus includes a 75- by 120-yard, synthetic-turf, multi-purpose field with 776 bleacher seats, field lighting and a press box. The field can accommodate soccer, field hockey and lacrosse. The venue includes a synthetic-turf baseball field with more than 400 bleacher seats, home and away bullpens and two batting cages; and a synthetic-turf softball field with more than 200 bleacher seats, home and away bullpens and a batting cage.
The Long Center is the University's main athletics facility and is home to the men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and wrestling teams. The gymnasium was remodeled in 2018 with new bleachers that seat a maximum of 2,227 spectators. The Long Center also features a weight room, full-service athletics training room, seven team locker rooms, and two general locker rooms.
The Byron Center is the University's main recreational facility and is home to the men's and women's swimming & diving teams. The Olympic-size pool is located on the bottom floor of the Byron Center, which also features a rec gymnasium with a walking track, racquetball courts, a spin classroom, and pool locker rooms with sauna.