Edison Family Courtyard

Capacity: 120-200

As the Danforth University Center’s connection to the main campus, the Edison Family Courtyard features a large seating area with umbrella-covered cedar furniture, stair-step benches and rocking chairs surrounding the fire pit.


Service Level


Area Capacity

Outdoor Lounge

Standard Set


Edison Family Courtyard Standard Set

Included Amenities

(13) rocking chairs

(6) rectangular tables with 12 benches

(7) circular umbrella tables

(3) rectangle umbrella tables

(46) chairs

Umbrellas (out seasonally)

(1) Firepit (weather dependent)

Limited power receptacles

Included AV Equipment

No audio-visual equipment is provided with this space.

All outdoor amplified sound must comply with the Washington University sound policies.

Harvey Media Center AV Equipment Rentals Available (charges may apply).

Harvey Media Center can provide additional AV Equipment and Services for Campus Life event spaces.

Examples of additional HMC Event Services & AV include (but not limited to):

  • Dedicated AV technician
  • Panel discussion microphone package
  • Portable Fender PA system
  • Projector / screens
  • Cameras

It is advisable to request any necessary equipment as soon as possible and no less than 48 hours in advance. Equipment availability is not guaranteed. Please contact your event coordinator to discuss the use of non-university AV companies in this space.

Room Notes

Please reserve an inclement weather location and work with your event coordinator to create a secondary plan; last-minute revisions may not be possible without a plan already in place.

All outdoor spaces require coordination with your assigned event coordinator.

Exclusive to:
WFF Housekeeping Services

Outdoor furniture must be professionally moved by WFF. Groups/departments cannot move furniture. 

Space Guidelines

Rental Rates