DUC Tisch Commons

Capacity: 160-250

Tisch Commons is located on the main level of the Danforth University Center on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis.


Service Level


Seating Capacity

Banquet/Lounge ~160

Standard Set

Space Options

Tisch-Standard-SetStandard Set: Table and Lounge Seating for ~160 Tisch-BuffetMaximum seating for a buffet dinner: 160 (with dinner served from within the space) Tisch-Theater-Style-for-100Maximum seating for a lecture: Theater-style for 100 Tisch-Reception-PodsReception Pods


Approximately 130 standard chairs

Approximately 20 pub-height chairs

Twenty-one 66 inch round tables

Eight 6 foot x 30 inch tables

Lounge seating for 15




9 x12 foot large screen


4 wireless handheld microphones

iPod/MP3 player connections

4 full-height microphone stands

4 table top microphone stands

House sound system suitable for the following uses:
– Background music
– Single person speaking
– Lecture or presentation
– Announcements
– Panel discussion for up to 4 microphones

Additional Equipment

Large Projection Package

– Projector
– Screen 12×12
– DVD/Cable Tuner
– Speaker system
– Set-up/Tear-down and 2 hours of tech time


Small Projection Package

– Projector
– Screen 5×5
– House sound system
– Set-up and Tear-down


Panel Microphone Package

– Includes up to 8 tabletop microphones
– Set-up/Tear-down and 2 hours of tech time

Staffed by a technician $30/hour
Staffed by a technician if 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 non-university AV companies in this space.

Room Notes

Available for reservation before 10 a.m. and after 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

Tisch Commons is not a private space. No measures may be taken to restrict or redirect university traffic through the space.


Exclusive to:
WFF Housekeeping Services

Space Guidelines

Rental Rates

Reserve this Space

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.