The Commons at L&C

5800 Godfrey Road, Godfrey, IL
Capacity: 550 people

About The Commons at L&C

The Commons, located on L&C's Godfrey campus, seats up to 550 people (dining) and rents for $850, plus the cost of catering, which is provided by Lewis and Clark's Dining Services. Catering at Lewis and Clark offers full service catering for all types of events, from a small continental breakfast for 10 to an elegant sit-down dinner for 550. Our menu can be found at No gratuity will get added to the final bill. We also help provide tablecloths, napkins, and provide our own China. Additional fees may apply. The room has a dance floor and is equipped with a computer projection system and two large screens for showing slideshows, DVDs, etc. L&C will provide an AV tech that will be present during the duration of your event to assist with AV needs. There is a Steinway grand piano in the room that can be rented for $100. Contact the Music Department if interested in using the piano for an event. The stage will seat a maximum of 20 people for a head table. The room will be set up according to renters' instructions with 6-foot round tables or 8-foot rectangle tables and cleaned after the event for no additional charge. L&C staff will take care of set-up and takedown. We will also handle cleaning before and after the event. Parking is free on campus. This space is ADA accessible. L&C is a smoke free campus. Tours of this space is by appointment only. Please contact Campus Events to schedule one today!

Package Pricing

The Commons at L&C
Attendees: 0-550 | $750 - $850 /event
Pricing for all event types
Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 550
  • Special Features: Custodial cleans before & after the event. Maintenance sets up/takes down the room. Room is equipped with AV equipment - AV tech provided during event to assist with AV. On-site professional catering staff. No gratuity added. Free parking on Campus.