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 Any catering questions can be directed to Stacey Harmon, Catering Manager, *NOT DISPLAYED* . 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.