Jenny Craig Pavilion

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Rental Information

Jenny Craig PavilionWelcome to the Jenny Craig Pavilion at the University of San Diego. This multi-million dollar complex contains a multi-functional arena with state-of-the-art sound, lighting and concert quality acoustics. The University of San Diego is located on 180 acres overlooking Mission Bay, San Diego Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is just 10 minutes from San Diego International Airport and Downtown.

At the Jenny Craig Pavilion, flexibility is the key to hosting a successful event. With the use of retractable seating, protective floor covering and dimmable lighting nearly any event is possible. An intimate meeting, a trade show or even a concert with 5,500 guests, every event receives the highest quality of professional service. First class amenities include three locker rooms, two dressing rooms, production office space, a trainer's room, green room and a hospitality suite with an adjacent kitchen. One Centralized Main Entrance to the arena provides easy access for patrons to enjoy all that the Jenny Craig Pavilion has to offer.

Concert at the Jenny Craig Pavilion The Jenny Craig Pavilion is ideally suited for sports events, tradeshows, and concerts. In November, 2000, we opened the pavilion with The Wallflowers and Everlast. The Pavilion has had the pleasure of hosting corporate events for Union Bank and the San Diego Union Tribune. The Jenny Craig Pavilion has been the site of many impressive sporting events including: The 2001, 2002, and 2003 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships, the 2003 NFL Celebrity Basketball Game, the Official Super Bowl XXXVII Luncheon, and the 2004 Judo National Championships.

For more information regarding the Jenny Craig Pavilion, please contact:

Joshua Lawrence
Director, Jenny Craig Pavilion
Phone number: (619) 260-7550

Special Event Rental Spaces

JCP Warren Hospitality Suite

A premier dining facility overlooking the basketball arena as well as the plaza and the football stadium. Has a great view of Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful antique furniture from the 16th and 17th centuries. The reception room is perfect for morning breakfast meeting or a team-building meeting. Ideal for reception, luncheons, cocktail parties or fine dining. Food services are requirement for this room.

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  • 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 124 depending on the set-up.
  • Ceiling: 14 ft.

JCP Foyer

Jenny Craig Pavilion FoyerA crown jewel of special event space. This large space in the JCP Foyer with 2,500 sq. ft. and ceiling height of 25' is a great location for business and social events. From press conference to reception to dinners the foyer can accommodate up to 250 guests. The beautiful chandeliers and wall sconces set the mood for any VIP event.

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  • 3,000 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 250 depending on the set-up.
  • Ceiling: 25 ft.

Eagen Plaza

Eagen PlazaA great setting if you are looking to have your event held outside. The Plaza features 8 palm trees, fountains and a great view of Mission Bay. You could hold an event on the Plaza for about 1000 people. A portable, outdoor PA system is available for your event.


  • 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 1,000


ArenaA great setting for a large event, the arena includes over 19,000 sq. ft. of floor space, which can be used for concerts, tradeshows and speaking engagements. Includes a state-of-the-art in house sound system and video and message boards.

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  • 19,869 sq. ft.
  • Capacity: 5,500
  • Ceiling: 55 ft.


To reserve space, please call Josh Lawrence, Director of the Jenny Craig Pavilion, at (619) 260-7550, fax (619) 260-7540, email:


Thirty-three percent (33%) of the estimate is required to guarantee your reservation and is applied to the final bill. This fee is non-refundable. Final payment for your event is due 30 days from the final invoice date.


The University of San Diego Banquets and Catering Department must provide any food service required.


The Jenny Craig Pavilion Management must approve all decorating in advance. No decorations, posters, or other items shall be attached to the Pavilion walls.

Room Arrangements

Room arrangements and setups of tables and chairs must be planned and approved in advance by the Jenny Craig Pavilion Management. JCP Management will handle all of the setups. There could be a cost incurred by renting tables and chairs.


The Jenny Craig Pavilion and the University of San Diego will not be responsible for any damages or loss of articles left in the Jenny Craig Pavilion prior to, during or after your event.


User is required to provide proof of a minimum of $1 million general liability insurance, per occurrence, to the satisfaction of the Jenny Craig Pavilion Management.


If you have any special needs for parking, please contact the Director of the Jenny Craig Pavilion at (619) 260-7550.

Technical Information


Permanent Seating Capacity 3,468
Bleacher Seating Capacity 1,492
Total Seating Capacity 4,960

Floor Measurements

Bleachers Out Width: 72 feet
Length: 142 Feet

Bleachers In Width: 140
Length: 142 Feet

House Sound System

The House sound system is designed for use in sporting events and small staged programs.