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Friday/Saturday Oak Lounge Student Group Party Space

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Welcome Student Groups! We're excited to offer on-campus student event space at Tresidder Memorial Union on Friday or Saturday nights.

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Program Details

  • The Oak Lounge and adjoining Lobby at Tresidder Memorial Union are available on Friday or Saturday nights for parties, from 6:00 p.m. –2:00 a.m. the following day. 
  • Available during Winter 2024 (Jan 20 – Mar 1) and Spring 2024 (Apr 1 – Jun 12) quarters.
  • Each Student Group can host one reservation/event during AY 2023-24.
  • Party must be open to all Stanford students.
  • The maximum capacity is 350.
  • A $800 deposit, not a room fee, is required and is refundable upon returning the room post-party in good order.
  • Student Groups are required to meet with Meeting Services staff to review the plan and reservation.
  • It's mandatory that the student submitting the request stay on-site for the duration.
  • Catering allowed. 
  • Alcohol allowed and must follow all University policies.

Additional Details

The Standard Party Package includes:

  • Tresidder Lobby, as-is and Oak Lounge (or any portion of)
  • use of tables and chairs
  • Security: 2 SUPD officers to assist Student Groups with managing event traffic
  • dedicated porter during the event to maintain the space and nearby restrooms
  • PSSI (compost, recycling, bin for landfill)

Additional Fee-based services are available through Meeting Services:

  • AV equipment (separate section) 
  • additional SUPD officers, if required
  • additional porter services and work orders, if required

You are welcome to book (at your cost):

  • your choice of caterer (please arrange linens with your caterer) 
  • live music, photo booths, other vendors, etc

CardinalEngage Instructions

  • Log into CardinalEngage
  • Click on "Groups" at the top of the page
  • Choose your Group, then click on "Create"
  • In the WHERE section of the form, select “Other Location” and type in "Oak Lounge".
  • On the following page, to this venue Question: "Are you requesting any of the following venues?", select Student Affairs Meeting Services Spaces.
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Requests are processed on a first come, first serve basis and must be submitted no later than the Friday prior by 4:00 p.m.

Tresidder Union,2023. Credit: Nikolas Liepins / Ethography