Umrath Lounge

A large rectangular space with hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings. a fireplace and dark wood details.

Umrath Lounge is located on the main level of Umrath Hall on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis.

Rental Fee

University-Administered Events $125 per day
Housekeeping fees may apply
University-Affiliated Personal Events $2000 per day
Includes housekeeping fees
Corporate/Community Events $2500 per day
Includes housekeeping fees

Space Options

Standard Set: Empty Room (no tables or chairs at all) Fire code = 150  Maximum seating for a buffet dinner: 96 (with dinner served from within the space) Maximum seating for a lecture:  Theater-style for 150 (facing west)
Maximum seating for a lecture: Theater-style for 150 (facing south) Hollow Square for 28


Space Guidelines

  • Events hosted in these spaces must comply with the guidelines for all space rentals.
  • 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

  • 150 upholstered chairs
  • Eighteen 66 inch round tables
  • Eight 6 foot x 30 inch tables
  • Podium

Equipment and Audio-Visual Features

  • 1 wired podium microphone
  • 1 full-height microphone stand
  • 2 table-top microphone stands
  • 2 wireless handheld microphones
  • 4000 Lumen projector with screen
  • Inputs for projector in the front and side of the room
  • VGA cable for computer and audio input (Please note this fits a PC, and you will need to bring the appropriate adapter with a Mac)
  • RCA inputs for DVD player in the front and side of the room
  • iPod input in the front and the side of the room
  • Control panel on front wall to control volume, shades, and source (Computer or DVD)
Additional Equipment and Services Cost
Wired handheld microphones (total of 3 wired inputs available in the room) $20 for two
Panel Discussion Package (includes up to 8 tabletop microphones) $100
Blu-ray player No Charge
Technician set up and tear down $30
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.