Lounge & Meeting Room Reservations

Reservation Rates

Room Use Rates per hour
before 5 p.m.
Rates per hour
after 5 p.m.
Category 1
(student groups)
$30 $5/hr $20/hr
Category 2
(departments)
$75 $10/hr $25/hr
Category 3 $90 $15/hr $30/hr
Category 4
(off-campus)
$150 $20/hr $35/hr

Additional Fees

Set-Up
(optional)
Clean-Up
(optional)
Banquet Fee Early/Late Occupation
Category 1
(student groups)
$25/hr $30/hr $30 $30
Category 2
(departments)
$25/hr $30/hr $30 $30
Category 3 $25/hr $30/hr $30 $30
Category 4
(off-campus)
$25/hr $30/hr $30 $30

Explanation of Fees

  • Room use: Flat fee for reserving the meeting room
  • Per hour before 5 pm: Hourly charge for time reserved before 5pm.
  • Per hour after 5 pm: Hourly charge after 5pm.
  • Set-up: (Optional Charge) Additional charge for a custom set-up.
  • Clean-up: (Optional Charge) Additional charge if you wish the WAC staff to provide full clean-up. All groups required to remove all equipment, caterer’s supplies and food from the facility before departing.
  • Banquet fee: Charged whenever food or beverages are served.
  • Early/Late occupation: There are additional charges for early arrival or late departure.
  • Cancellation policy: 21 days or more prior = $30 charge. 20 days or less = Full charge

Facility Description

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Description

The Waterfront Activities Center lounge/meeting room is a long rectangular shaped room (66′ X 30′). ┬áThe lounge will accommodate 90 seated and 100 standing. In good weather, there’s an adjoining deck that may be used for barbecues, etc.

No private functions, no personal use, no weddings, no receptions.

Kitchenette

The kitchenette is located across the hall and is available with each rental at no additional charge. It includes a sink, counter, refrigerator and microwave oven. There are no utensils, cups or cooking oven.

Equipment

Equipment available with the rental are:

  • 90 chairs
  • 10 – 5′X3′ rectangular tables
  • table top lectern
  • Ethernet
  • 6 – 60″ round tables
  • 1 – 8′ rectangular table
  • Wireless
  • firewood

For all A/V equipment please contact Classroom Support Services at (206) 543-9900. Overnight storage is available and may result in additional charges.

Liquor

A Washington State Banquet permit must be posted if alcohol is present. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Complete the “University of Washington Authorization to Apply for a Banquet Permit to Serve Alcoholic Beverages”
  • After you have completed the form in full and submitted it online, it will be electronically forwarded for two additional approvals: WAC Building Manager – Jim Seagren or his assistant and a Representative from the Office of Special Programs
  • Purchase a state issued liquor permit online using a credit card.
  • Post both the approved UW application and the purchased WA State Liquor Control Board Banquet Permit the day of your event on the bulletin board in the upstairs hallway, just outside the WAC banquet room.
  • Failure to post both permits means NO alcohol will be allowed in the WAC Building.

Parking

Parking is available for a fee (Pay by Space) adjacent to the WAC at $3.00/hour or $15.00 for all day. The availability of parking cannot be guaranteed. Citations may be issued to vehicles who fail to pay at the pay station.

If you plan on parking on campus while attending an event at the WAC, please pay at the pay station located directly in front of the WAC or contact the Parking Services Special Events Office at (206) 616-8710 for information.

Important Phone Numbers & Emails

Waterfront Activities Center
(206) 543-9433
h2ofront@uw.edu

Manager, Jim Seagren
(206) 543-9433
seagren@uw.edu

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