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Office of Equity and Diversity


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 509-339-6172 or You may also contact Heather McPherson at 509-339-6172 or via email at


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.





Cost (per day)

Cleaning Fee**

Total (one day)

Asian Pacific American Cultural House





Casa Latina





Native American Cultural House





Talmadge Anderson Heritage House





*Prices include all applicable taxes for day use only.  See page Overnight Policies for applicable taxes on overnight stays.

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