Welcome to the Commons Learning Center

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UT's North Austin Conference Center

** Commons Conference Center and Cafe are currently closed. To reach a conference coordinator, please email ConferenceCoordinator@austin.utexas.edu. Emails will be monitored and returned in a timely manner. **

Welcome to Commons Conference Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus at The University of Texas at Austin. Our conference center offers updated meeting space, the latest technology and delicious dining complemented by an exceptional and service-oriented staff. We serve the university community and a broad range of businesses, state agencies and associations' in-person and hybrid event needs while adhering to university, state and federal policies and safety guidelines.

We invite you to explore our site to learn more about our conference center and the amenities we provide to ensure a successful customer experience.

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Reserving space at Commons is just a few clicks away!

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Café & Catering

From small breaks and boxed lunches to large receptions and dinners, our talented culinary team is eager to cater your next event, while following CDC, state and university safety guidelines.

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Getting Here

Conveniently situated in the heart of Northwest Austin, Commons is located across from the Domain and adjacent to Mopac and 183.