750 seated | 1,900 standing*
*Capacities may be reduced on a case-by-case basis in accordance with Yale's COVID-19 guidance.
Yale's largest dining hall, Commons is the most central lunch spot on campus. Commons may be requested for events that begin at or after 6:30pm during the week. Event setups and tear-downs cannot conflict with weekly dining operations. The requested event start time may need to be delayed depending on the room layout.
The room rental fee is $1,000 and there will be additional fees for catering, production, and cleaning & care services.
Best suited for:
- Formal events such as dances
Not suited for:
- Student performances
- Hybrid meetings with a video conference component