The Asian American Activities Center is a department of Stanford University offering resources to serve the needs of the Stanford community. The physical space of the A³C includes offices for the professional staff, a lounge which serves as the primary meeting space for student groups, an expanded ballroom, spacious Couchroom, conference room, and computer cluster. The Center  is open to all students.

The center also houses an Asian American resource library with reference texts, literature, hard-to-find Asian periodicals, University documents, newspaper clippings, and videos often utilized for coursework and research.

Only registered Voluntary Student Organizations may reserve space for onetime events or weekly meeting reservations.

Facilities Available for ReservationsPhoto: exterior of the Clubhouse

Only registered Voluntary Student Organizations may reserve space for onetime events or weekly meeting reservations.





The BallroomPhoto: Ballroom

The A3C Ballroom provides performance groups with an ideal rehearsal space. The Ballroom has a smooth hardwood floor, a small stage, and chairs.

Capacity: 270

PLEASE NOTE! Given that the Ballroom is in such high demand, most reservation hours during the week are booked at the beginning of the year with priority given to building tenants.


  • Monday-Thursday from 6PM-12 Midnight
  • Other times (Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM, Friday-Sunday 8AM-2AM) may be arranged through Tresidder Meeting Services

The A³C CouchroomPhoto: Couchroom

Directly above the Ballroom, the A³C Couchroom houses comfortable couches that serve as seating for meetings, events, and working students. The A³C Couchroom is a favorite place for students to come in and rest, chat, hang out, and do homework. Many Asian American student organizations hold events and meetings in the Couchroom.

For those student groups looking for a movie or karaoke night, the Couchroom also has a TV and DVD Player for use.

The couchroom includes a small side room with a wall-length whiteboard, large conference table, and chairs that can be sectioned off by a divider.

Capacity: 30-40


  • Monday-Friday 6 P.M.-12 Midnight
  • Saturday-Sunday 8 A.M.-12 Midnight

The A³C Conference RoomPhoto: Conference room

The Conference Room is conveniently located on the first floor of the Clubhouse, adjacent to the main entrance and on the right side of the elevator (this is NOT the Cardinal Room, which is directly adjacent to the Ballroom). It is fitted with comfortable chairs and a long conference table. This room is used primarily for meetings and group discussions.

Capacity: 20

Availability: Monday-Friday 10 A.M.-12 Midnight


Additional Resources

The A³C Computer Cluster and LibraryPhoto: Computer cluster and library

The A³C Computer Cluster offers students convenient access to computers.  Student groups have access to a printer for organizational use..

Also located in the cluster is an Asian American resource library.The library contains hard-to-find newspapers and journals not available at the main library.

The computer cluster and library are open to all students.



The A³C OfficePhoto: A3C Office

In the A³C office, you can find Cindy and Jerald as well as student staff members working office hours.

The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Please feel free to drop by and say hello.