Pyle Center

Overlooking the shores of Lake Mendota, Pyle Center offers visitors 135,000 square feet of comfortable meeting spaces, 8-hour chairs, rooftop terraces and more.

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Lowell Center

Steps from the shopping, dining and vibrant nightlife of downtown Madison, Lowell Center's comfortable guest rooms and modern amenities promise a pleasurable getaway.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GATHER, GATHERED IN ONE PLACE.

Let UW-Extension Conference Centers‘ comprehensive conference-building services help you set the stage for a memorable, successful event. Our internationally-renowned experts have facilitated thousands of the continuing education and professional development programs and events over the last 50 years, from hour-long meetings to week long multi site conferences.

“If I ever chair another national event, I will insist on working with the Extension Conference Center staff, confident that I would be working with the best.”
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Featured News & Events

Happy Holidays from Pyle and Lowell Centers---

We hope you and your families have an abundance of joy and peace throughout this holiday season. 


In obsevance of the Christmas holiday, Pyle Center will have the following hours of operation:

Monday, December 18th 6:30 am – 4:45 pm

Tuesday, December 19th 6:30 am – 4:45 pm

Wednesday, December 20th 6:30 am – 4:45 pm

Thursday, December 21st 6:30 am – 4:45 pm

Friday, December 22nd 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, December 23rd Closed

Sunday, December 24th Closed

Monday, December 25th Closed

Tuesday, December 26th 7:45 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, December 27th 7:45 am – 4:30 pm

Thursday, December 28th 7:45 am – 5:30 pm

Friday, December 29th 7:45 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday, December 30th Closed

Sunday, December 31st Closed

Monday, January 1st Closed

Tuesday, January 2nd 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday, January 3rd 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday, January 4th 7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Friday, January 5th 7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday, January 6th Closed

Sunday, January 7th Closed

Monday, January 8th 7:45 am – 4:30 pm


In observance of the holiday, Lowell Center hotel will be closed December 18 - January 2. The building will be open for M-F office hours(7:30 - 4:30) during this time. Monday, December 25 Lowell Center will be closed.