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We are excited to host your event!

The beautiful campus at Western Oregon University offers conference groups the perfect setting for any group or meeting. A full range of options for overnight accommodations, combined with close coordination through our professional staff will provide groups with access to smart classrooms, meeting spaces, the Hamersly Library, athletic fields and beautiful green spaces, as well as the Center for Health and Wellness. 

Whatever your needs might be, our staff will work with you to mke your event at Western Oregon Univeersity a success. Take a look at our Conference Resources page to get the process started. 

Overnight Accommodations for Conferences

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

  • Traditional Residence Hall Room with shared community bath:
    Heritage, Landers or Ackerman halls.
  • Suite style rooms with shared or private bath:
    Barnum Hall
  • Four person (2 bath) apartment with shared kitchen and bath:
    Arbor Park.

Heritage, Landers and
Ackerman Halls

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 accessed off of an interior hallway, which in turn is accessed at either end from an exterior entrance.

All of these facilities offer internet access, and shared community bathrooms within the hallway. Ackerman, the newest residence hall on campus, also offers smart classrooms, laptop bars and meeting spaces. The residential rooms here provide wireless service and all residents have access to view movies via Res Life Cinema.

Barnum and Gentle Halls

Barnum and Gentle Halls offer suite-style rooms to residents – all accessed from exterior entrances.

The furnished rooms in all three halls will provide a small living space with a couch, chair and lamp. 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 is included in these suite-style facilities and residents here alwo have access to view movies via Res Life Cinema.

The Arbor Park Complex

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

Living rooms are furnished with a couch, two chairs and and a coffee table.  The full kitchens feature an eating bar with four stools for seating. 

Each private bedroom is wired for internet connection via the WOU system and has private climate control. The common living areas in Arbor park also offer internet connections and like all of our residential facilities, first-run movies are viewable here via Res Life Cinema.

Conferences and Events at WOU

We have welcomed you to our beautiful campus, and now you have a good picture of the overnight facilities available for your event.

Whether you are unsure and just need more information, or you are ready to set up your event at Western Oregon University, our staff is waiting to answer your questions and start to plan your event!

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