WSU Culture and Heritage Houses

Office of the Provost



In order to reserve one of the Culture and Heritage Houses, a Group Use Agreement must be completed and sent to the House staff via email or Interdepartmental Mail-5501. It is strongly encouraged that groups complete their reservations at least 2 weeks in advance. Requests submitted within 2 weeks of the event may be denied due to a lack of time.  For any questions or comments about making a reservation contact the staff at 509-332-3186 or  You may also contact Maria de Jesus Dixon, Director of Culture and Heritage Houses: 509-338-9209 or 


The WSU Culture and Heritage Houses are open to the WSU and community groups.  The following groups may schedule events in the Culture and Heritage Houses: Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), administrative/academic units of WSU (programs, departments, schools, colleges, etc.), and civic/community groups.  Personal events are not allowed.  

Official university guests, who are contributing to the academic and/or diversity mission of WSU, are eligible for temporary housing in the Culture and Heritage Houses.  For more information, contact the Culture and Heritage Houses staff. 


Fees for day/event use of the Culture and Heritage Houses:

            a. WSU Registered Student Organizations and administrative/academic units: NO CHARGE.

            b.Non-WSU groups, see chart below.

Maximum Occupancy and Rates for Cultural Houses
House Occupancy   Cost (per day) Cleaning Fee*  Total (one day) 
Asian Pacific American Cultural House   65  $65  $25  $115
Casa Latina  30  $55  $25  $105
Native American Cultural House  40  $60  $25  $110
Talmadge Anderson  35  $60  $25  $110


Group Use Application

Overnight Application

 *Cleaning fee can be increased for excessive disorder and/or damage to house and belongings.

Prices include all applicable taxes