The Commons Recreation

Looking for an event space, or just somewhere to relax with your friends after class? We’ve got you covered.


The Breezeway
Outdoor event space between Math/Psych and The Commons buildings.
The Terrace
The grass steps outside The Commons offers lots of patio and lawn seating for when you just need a break from being in class all day.
The Quad
Large outdoor event space. A popular venue for Commencement, Quadmania, and other large-scale events.

1st Floor

Main Street Lounge
A place to relax that houses Off-Campus Student services.
Lower Flat Tuesdays
In addition to the pub in Upper Flat Tuesdays, Lower Flat has a stage for performances, seating area, and tables.
Main Street
Follow Market Street towards the Bookstore, and you’ll see the biggest event space inside The Commons: Main Street.
Social Justice Lounge
Another lounge area that is also used for various programs during the semester, dedicated to leaders of Social Justice.

Mezzanine & 2nd Floor

The Gameroom
An area to play video games, billiards, ping pong, and even watch movies in on a large projector screen. Oh, and free popcorn. Yep.
The Sports Zone
Dedicated to UMBC sports, The Sports Zone has a stage, a large projector screen, and lots of places to sit and eat.
The Student Org Space
A gathering space open to all student orgs. It also houses the Student Government Association, Student Events Board, and Greek Life offices.

3rd Floor

Conference Rooms
The third floor of the Commons houses many conference rooms for use by student organizations and departments. View our other meeting rooms and layouts.
The Fireside Lounge
A quiet space next to the Skylight Room to relax, or to have a more formal gathering.