Orchid Room


The Orchid Room is located on the first floor of the Danforth University Center on the Danforth Campus.

Rental Fee

University-Administered Events $100 per day — SU groups waived
Housekeeping fees may apply
University-Affiliated Personal Events $500 per day
Housekeeping fees may apply
Corporate/Community Events $750 per day
Includes housekeeping fees

Maximum seating for a buffet dinner:  56
Standard Set:  Table Seating for 68
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Space Guidelines

  • Events hosted in this space must comply with the guidelines for all space rentals.
  • The Orchid Room is available for reservation before 10 a.m. and after 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Weekend reservations  (Saturday/Sunday) are available throughout the day and evening.
  • This space is exclusive to Bon Appetit Catering. Please contact Bon Appetit directly to arrange for any food or beverage needs.
  • This space is exclusive to WFF housekeeping services. Clients may not move the furniture.
  • Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Space Amenities

  • Large center table with 20 chairs
  • Four 60 inch rounds with 6 chairs each
  • Six  3 foot x 3 foot tables with 4 chairs each

Equipment and Audio-Visual Features

  • 1 wireless handheld microphone
  • iPod/MP3 player connections
  • 1 full height microphone stand
Additional Equipment and Services Cost
Panel Discussion Package – includes up to 8 tabletop microphones and required tech set up and tear down $100
Small Projection Package

  • Projector
  • Screen 5×5
  • House sound system
  • Set-up and Tear-down
Staffed by a technician $30/hour
Staffed by a technician when scheduled within 2 weeks of the event $40/hour

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 nonuniversity AV companies in this space.