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 overnight accommodations, combined with close coordination through our Conference Coordinator 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 make your conference at Western Oregon University a success.  Take a look at our Conference Resources page to get the process started!


Campus Dining

The seamless service offered by Campus Dining’s award-winning food service will feed the finest culinary tastes with a focus on fresh and local food. Vegan? Vegetarian? Gluten Free?  NO problem! We offer many selections for vegans and vegetarians and gluten free is available at all Campus Dining locations. If you have members of your group with further dietary restrictions, please contact our Campus Dining Director – we are more than happy to work with you!


University Housing

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.



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 furnished units, complete with full kitchens.

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 and cable TV is available in Sequoia Commons.




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 cable TV is available in community lounges.


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 Cable TV is available in community lounges.


Like what you see?
  • Not sure – want more information?   See our Conference Resources page.
  • Ready to set up your event here at Western Oregon University?   Take a moment and fill out our Proposed Event Form. A Conference Staff person will be in touch with you
    within three (3) business days to assist you and get your event set up for success!
  • Contact the Summer Conference Housing Team with your questions!
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