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Commonwealth Room

The Commonwealth Room is located at the south end of the 3rd floor of Newcomb Hall overlooking the plaza and bookstore.  It is connected to room 389 via a door as you can see in the above photo.

Setups & Audio Visual Technology

Chairs in rows: 100 max
Hollow Square: 40 max
Board Room: 24 max
Classroom (tables with chairs facing front): 40 max
Banquet meal: 64 max at 5′ round tables
Resource Fair: 18 tables max


  • 2 corded microphones


  • Projector
  • Screen
  • Built-in Computer
  • DVD Player

Sample diagrams of events in the Commonwealth Room:

Chairs in Rows

Floor plan - chair setup in Commonwealth Room


Floor Plan - Banquet setup in the Commonwealth Room

Resource Fair

Floor plan - Resource fair setup in the Commonwealth Room