Risa Commons

Capacity: 236-300

Risa Commons is located on the South40 of the Danforth Campus, directly across from the Swamp. This room best serves as a banquet hall, lecture space, or social gathering venue.


Service Level


Seating Capacity

Banquet, 236

Standard Set



Included Amenities

(13) 6ft x 30in folding tables

(16) 60in wood round tables

(32) 6ft x 30in wood rectangular tables

(320) padded wood chairs

(1) 8ft x 16ft Stage

(1) Fireplace

*Included amenities must be advanced with your event coordinator 14 days prior.

Included AV Equipment

(1) Podium with wired microphone

(2) Wireless channels*

*With any use of 2 wireless handheld mics and 2 lav mics.

(5) Projectors and (5) Screens

HDMI port & cord for projector input*

*Fits a PC, and client must provide the appropriate Mac adapter

*Included AV equipment must be advanced with your event coordinator 14 days prior.

Room Notes

Exclusive to:

Sodexo Catering

All food & beverage service in this space must be provided &  serviced by Sodexo.

ResLife Housekeeping Services

All setup/teardown & post-clean must be performed by ResLife Housekeeping in this space.

For an estimate of ResLife Housekeeping fees for setup, teardown & post-clean – contact your assigned event coordinator. 

Space Guidelines

Rental Rates

Request this Space

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.