Community Commons

Are you looking for a place where you can eat, meet, and greet? That's what the Community Commons is for! With 360 degree views of the campus, you are guaranteed to be surrounded by beautiful scenery that accompanies you while grabbing a bite to eat or lounging in one of the communal spaces. With a total of four floors, the Community Commons offers a variety of options for dining and gathering. Whether you're a student, faculty, staff, or alumni, the Community Commons is a great way to gather and connect.


We are located at 2055 E. Evans Ave Denver, CO, 80210 and for more information you may reach us via Phone: 303-871-3111 or Email:


Spring 2024 Building Hours 

Monday - Friday | 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday | 8:00 am - 10:00 pm


Summer 2024 Building Hours

Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday | CLOSED

Summer 2024 Holidays

Wednesday, June 19th | CLOSED

Thursday, July 4th | CLOSED

Community Commons by Floor

First Floor:

The first floor of Community Commons features a variety of lounge spaces, meeting rooms and retail dining including Starbucks Coffee and Naturals. Stop by the first floor to visit the Public Good Suite (CCOM 1100) and the Student Inclusion & Belonging and Family Resources Suite (CCOM 1200).


Second Floor:

The second floor is the where most of gatherings at the Community Commons take place. Visit Food Shops and Services for a comprehensive overview of the Rebecca Chopp Grand Central Market, which has seven dining stations for all tastes and preferences. 


Third Floor:

The third floor houses the Dean of Students and 4D Suite (CCOM 3001), Student Engagement and Wellness Suite (CCOM 3200), and Advising Suite (CCOM 3100). Additionally, the third floor is home to several lounges, see lounge section for details.


Fourth Floor:

Welcome to the Fourth Story at the Community Commons! Come for our signature cocktails, local beers and hors d'oeurves. Stay for the stunning views, inviting social space and entertainment.


Lounges & Meeting Spaces:

Your Community Commons offers seven event spaces and three meeting rooms reservable through 25Live.

Additionally there are five lounges located throughout the building:

Second Floor: Faculty Lounge (2800)

Third Floor: Veteran and Military Resource Lounge (3201) | Pride Lounge (3202) | Student BIPOC Affinity Lounge (3400) | Undergraduate Lounge (3600) | Graduate Lounge (3800)

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Driscoll Commons

Connected to the Community Commons by the Evans Pedestrian Bridge and is split between two floors.

The Upper Level houses the University Bookstore and US Bank.

The Garden Level houses SAIE Central Offices (Suite 1), Student Disability Services (Suite 13), Food Pantry (Suite 6), DU ID Card Office (Suite 4), and Muslim Prayer Space and Lounge (Suite 29).

Additionally, Suite 30 houses Title XI, Sodexo Administrative Offices, SAIE Business Operations and Division Resources, and GSSW Research Team. 


Where to Eat, Shop, and More

Community Commons offers a variety of food, shops and services.

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