Alder Commons

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Alder Commons, located in Alder Hall, has four meeting/breakout rooms, a 222-seat auditorium and a foyer area (The Commons) suitable for departmental meetings, banquets, lectures, events and conferences. Located in the core of West Campus, Alder Commons is close to Cultivate and the District Market.

UW residence hall students, departments, Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and off-campus groups can reserve Alder Commons or any individual room for their next event.

Meeting/Breakout Rooms



Catering is available exclusively through UW’s Bay Laurel Catering, which offers a variety of quality culinary options from boxed lunches to banquets.