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Your Conference at Western Oregon University

The beautiful campus at Western Oregon University offers conference groups the perfect setting for any group or meeting. A full range of options for housing, combined with close coordination with facilities coordinators across campus will provide groups with access to smart classrooms, meeting spaces and the new Center for Health and Wellness.

The seamless service offered by Campus Dining's award-winning food service will feed the finest culinary tastes and cater to any schedule or special dietary needs of your group.

University Housing

Conference Housing Options

The residential complex at Western Oregon University offers a variety of options for Conference groups to choose from to meet their individual needs.


Comprised of 3 residential buildings: Cedar, Noble and Spruce and one commons area, Sequoia Commons, the Arbor Park complex houses up to 210 residents in four-bedroom two-bath units with full kitchens.

Each private bedroom is wired for internet connection via the WOU system and has private climate control. If you bring your own TV, you will also have access to cable TV in each bedroom. The common living areas in Arbor park also offer internet and cable connections.

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Barnum, Butler and Gentle Halls offer suite-style rooms to residents - all accessed from exterior entrances. These suite-style rooms offer a small living space with a couch, chair and lamp furnished. A study area with 4 built-in desks and chairs and a separate sleeping area furnished with 3 beds, wardrobes and nightstands is accessed from the living/studying space. Private bathrooms, complete these suites. Internet access and cable TV are included in these suite-style facilities(bring your own TV).

A lounge area in these halls also includes a television, foosball and/or ping pong table for residential use.


Heritage, Landers and Ackerman Halls are all traditional residence hall style rooms - available as single or double occupancy (rates will vary).

Heritage and Ackerman access rooms off of interior corridors while Landers rooms are aaccessed off of an interior hallway, which in turn is accessed at either end from an exterior entrance.

All of these facilities offer internet access, cable TV and shared community bathrooms within the hallway. Ackerman, the newest residence hall on campus, also offers smart classrooms and meeting spaces and residence rooms here provide wireless service.

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Campus Facilities Options

When you arrange to hold your conference or meeting on the campus at Western Oregon University, your reservation not only gains you access to our residence halls (when applicable), but we can also offer you many other facilities accross campus to meet the needs of your conference or group. Please access information below about all of the services and amenities available to make your event at Western Oregon University the success it should be!


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