Business Commons at OBCR

Rich Hall 118A & 118B

General Information

The Business Commons is a resource center available to the greater Oswego Business community and to the SUNY Oswego community. It includes a reference library for market research and business planning and is located on the first floor of Rich Hall, directly across from the Office of Business and Community Relations. The space may be reserved for a variety of events, meetings and activities.

Facilities Information

The facilities include two meeting rooms and a range of video and teleconferencing hardware. These two meeting rooms (118 A and 118 B) may be reserved individually or together. Unique arrangements of tables and chairs can be made to suit the activity. Overall, both rooms can seat a total of 75 persons.

Facilities may be used by any college or community member with advanced registration. A minimum of two weeks advanced notice is preferred for video conferencing.

Reservation Information

Contact the Office of Business and Community Relations at 312.3492, or

Basic Room Rental
118 A or 118 B - $50
Both spaces - $75

Network (Internet) Access
Ethernet (wired) Network Connection - $30
Wireless Network Connection - $30

$400 (includes room, equipment & technician) *

*Discounts may apply; call OBCR for more information.

Available Equipment

Dell Laptop with wireless remote
Wireless Microphone (118A only)
Sony VPL-PX40 Data and Video Projector
Dry Erase Boards (2 in 118A, 1 in 118B)
Pull-down projection screen
Overhead Projector
Grounded Extension Cord

Fee Structure

Base Rate-100%
Not-for-profit rate – 75% of quoted rate
"Friends of SUNY Oswego" rate – negotiated

Hours of operation are 8 am to 4 pm, with evening exceptions depending on the event. The Business Commons can accommodate a variety of events for up to 75 persons. Cancellations must be made be made three business days in advance.

Catering arrangements must be made through Campus Catering, and there are special campus policies related to event scheduling. Please consult with Campus Catering through Auxiliary Services regarding all details of your event before making reservations.