Women’s Building Formal Lounge

Capacity: 20-100


The Women’s Building Formal Lounge is located on the main level of the Women’s Building on the Danforth Campus at Washington University in St. Louis.


Service Level


Seating Capacity

Lounge, 25

Standard Set

Space Options

WBFL-Standard-Set-1024x780Standard Set: Lounge Seating for ~25 WBFL-Buffet-DinnerMaximum seating for a buffet dinner: 60 (with dinner served from the Large Conference Room) WBFL-Theater-Style-for-100Maximum seating for a lecture: Theater-style for 100 WBFL-Perimeter-SetMaximum capacity for a standing event (no tables): Fire code = 100


Lounge seating

Fourteen 6 foot x 30 inch tables

100 stacking chairs



1 wired podium microphone

1 wireless handheld microphone

1 wireless lavaliere microphone

1 full height microphone stand

5000 Lumen projector with screen

Inputs for projector in the front and back of the room

HDMI cable for computer and audio input (Please note this fits a PC, and you will need to provide the appropriate Mac adapter)

RCA inputs for DVD player in the front and back of the room

iPod input in the front and the back of the room

Control panel on front wall to control volume and source (Computer or DVD)

Line output for recording in the back of the room

Additional Equipment

Panel Discussion Package – includes up to 8 tabletop microphones and set up by a student tech (required)$100
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.

Room Notes

Includes use of the large and small conference rooms adjacent to the lounge. Plated or family style meals for groups over 20 not recommended.  Buffets and reception style meals can accommodate larger groups. Not easily wheelchair accessible. Exclusive to: Bon Appetit Catering WFF Housekeeping Services.
Space Guidelines

Rental Rates

Reserve this Space

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.