The Danforth University Center & Event Management team is devoted to making your event exceptional. To accomplish this goal, we partner with other departments and vendors on campus. Our partners include, but are not limited to:


WFF provides the event setup, tear-down and cleanup for spaces on the Danforth Campus. If your event is scheduled in a Premier or Standard space, your event coordinator will provide WFF with the necessary setup information required for your event. You must provide your billing information. For events in other spaces not on the Danforth Campus or not managed by Event Management, please contact WFF directly for housekeeping arrangements.

Phone: 314-935-9314

Washington University in St. Louis Dining Services & Bon Appetit Catering

Bon Appetit Catering is the branch of Dining Services responsible for catering needs. They are the exclusive caterers for the following spaces:

Menu selection must be made directly with Bon Appetit a minimum of two weeks before an event.

For events that will include alcohol, Bon Appetit will need a minimum 14 day notice in order to obtain a liquor license.

Phone: 314-935-5054

Grounds Services/Top Care

Grounds Services at Washington University in St Louis contracts Top Care Lawn Service to provide the following services: lawn care, athletic field care, landscaping, litter and leaf pickup, snow and ice removal, trash hauling/dumpsters, as well as other services. For any grounds needs for your outdoor event, please contact:

Kent Theiling, Grounds Manager/Horticulturist
Phone: 314-935-4533
Fax: 314-935-5564

Washington University Police Department

Select events are large enough to require assistance from the police department for extra security or crowd control. Event Management can assist clients in scheduling event planning meetings with the police department at Washington University.

Phone: 314-935-5555

Parking & Transportation

Event Management can assist clients in coordinating with parking & transportation for events on campus.

Parking Services: 314-935-5601
Transportation Services: 314-935-4140

Campus Life

Student Groups planning events should utilize Advisor of the Day hours offered by Campus Life in DUC 270.

Phone 314-935-3443

Audio-Visual Services

Harvey Media Center Media Rentals (HMC Media Rentals) provides self-service audio and video equipment to Washington University students, staff and faculty for a minimal cost.

Phone: 314-935-3961