Rental Policies for De Anza College Groups and Organizations
Use of Visual & Performing Arts Center by On-Campus Groups
The Visual & Performing Arts Center (VPAC) auditorium is available for use by De Anza College organizations and clubs when it is not being used for classes, instruction-related activities, or has not been previously booked or rented.
Normal rental, labor and equipment charges will be waived if the event is held during hours when the Auditorium Manager is working (8 a.m.- 4 p.m.) and s/he can provide the technical services needed (see fees). Groups are required to pay for any labor required beyond that which the Auditorium Manager (see fees) can provide and for equipment rented/purchased solely for the use of the group.
Guidelines for Groups and OrganizationsDe Anza College groups and organizations (e.g. DASB, clubs, shared governance groups, etc.) may use the auditorium for the cost of labor only, provided:
Guidelines for Club UsageDe Anza clubs may use the auditorium for the cost of labor only, provided:
Procedures for VPAC Auditorium Use
In order to secure the usage of VPAC space for De Anza College groups and organizations, please contact the Facilities Rental Coordinator ext. 8333 or firstname.lastname@example.org and complete a Facilities Use Form no later than one month prior to the event.
Please remember regularly scheduled classes, instructional activities and booked rental events have priority for VPAC use.
Spaces available for use in VPAC include:
If additional technicians are need (the Auditorium Manager determines necessary staffing), groups will be charged for four hours minimum at the following rates:
All technicians are used for set-up, running, and tear-down of events.
College events that are scheduled on weekdays after 4 p.m. will be charged for four hours minimum for the Auditorium Manager and necessary technicians at the following rates:
College events that are scheduled on weekends will be charged for four hours minimum for the Auditorium Manager, Custodial Staff and Police. The need for other technical staff will be determined by the Auditorium Manager at the following rates:
Equipment requests should be attached to the Facilities Use Request Form and sent to the Facilities Rental Coordinator when use of VPAC is requested. Changes and additions to the equipment request can be made up to two weeks prior to the event. Below is a partial list of equipment. See the full equipment list.
VPAC Auditorium Equipment