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Facilities Rental

Facilities Fees Policy &
Steps in the Application Process

Mission

De Anza  College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities: to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitude contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies: Communication and expression, Information literacy, Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility, Global, cultural, social and environmental awareness, Critical thinking.


One of the ways De Anza attempts to respond to the needs and interest of our community is by making our facilities available for use by various community groups and organizations. Educational Code 82542 authorizes the use and fees for the use of college facilities by outside groups.

Facility Use Policy (Excludes Campus Center and The Visual and Performing Arts Center which have their own policy)

Pursuant to Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board Policy 3205 the use of college facilities by outside groups shall be for short-term and temporary needs. No possessory interest is intended by any permitted use of a college facility. No use shall be permitted under the authorization of this policy that constitutes a monopoly for the benefit of any person or organization.


In conjunction with District Board Policy 3205, it is the policy of De Anza College to allow community groups and organizations the use of our facilities when that use does not interfere with, infringe on or impede the educational process. De Anza College celebrates the diversity of its student body and the communities from which they are drawn. The college believes in rich diversity-in viewpoint, age, cultural background, race, purpose, and social interaction. As a consequence the college strives to ensure diverse groups and organizations have access to the use of our facilities.


An authorized De Anza College employee must be available on campus as a college representative whenever a facility is used. At the discretion of the Campus Facilities Rental Coordinator and in consultation with the  appropriate staff (Director of Campus Safety and Security, Division Dean of area where activity is held, Supervisor of Grounds Services or Manager of Custodial Operations), additional college staff maybe assigned to the event where it is deemed appropriate.

 

Food and beverages are not allowed in classrooms, lecture halls, and indoor spaces without express written permission. All facilities will require custodial support to be on staff for a four (4) hour minimum at the renter's expense.

How to Rent a Facility on Campus

Facility Charges/Fees

The following direct costs will be assessed to all outside organizations or groups using facilities at De Anza.

  • Each room or location has a specified hourly fee associated, see Hourly Rental Fee Schedule.
  • A $50 non-refundable facility application-processing fee.
  • A $296 Custodial clean-up fee, subject to all rentals. 
  • Additional requests such as additional security are subject to fees. See Direct Cost Fees.
  • Alcohol is permitted ONLY in designated event spaces and are subject to permit.  Please see Alcohol Policy.

Facilities Use Application Procedures and Process

Request for the use of college facilities should be filed at least one month in advance of the proposed event. They should be made by completing a Facilities Use Application at the Facilities Rental website.

Community groups and organizations can schedule events no more than one quarter in advance of the proposed event. No events can be scheduled during final exam weeks.

De Anza College reserves the right to cancel any event scheduled by a community group or organization if the scheduled facility is needed for a college program. If it is necessary to cancel an event the college will make every effort to notify the sponsoring group of the cancellation at least one week in advance or the scheduled activity.

 

De Anza College Student Clubs and Organizations


Student organizations that have been approved by the governing board of the District may be granted the use of community college premises and properties without charge, subject to regulations established by the governing board of the District.

• Direct fees for custodial, maintenance and security are only charged on weekends, holidays and  when extra hours would be required.

 

Non-Profit Organizations

Organizations (excluding churches and religious groups), clubs, associations and other public agencies organized for general character building or welfare purposes. These groups must provide documentation of legal non-profit status filed with the Internal Revenue Service, otherwise the private rate applies.

 

Religious Organizations and Private or Commercial Groups

The governing board may charge an amount not to exceed its direct costs or not to exceed fair rental value of college facilities and grounds under its control for activities other than those specified above.

Parking

Parking fees are NOT included in rental fees.  Parking permits cost $3 PER VEHICLE for an all day pass.  Permits can be obtained at several kiosks located throughout the parking lots.  To obtain parking permits ahead of time, please contact the Foothill De Anza Police Department.

Insurance

All outside groups and organizations must provide the college with a Certificate of Insurance with a separate additional insured endorsement for $1 million dollars listing Foothill-DeAnza Community College District as additionally insured. Vendors and caterers must provide evidence of general liability. Evidence of workmen’s compensation insurance must be additionally provided if there are employees on site. Food trucks must provide evidence of general liability and auto liability. Evidence of workmen’s compensation insurance must be additionally provided if there are employees on site.

The policy must be on file two weeks prior to the event start date, the same date final payment is due. The certificate holder is :

Foothill-DeAnza Community College District

12345 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, Ca 94022.

On a separate piece of paper, with the heading "Additional Insured", the certificate must contain the following additional insured statement worded in its entirety and exactly as follows:" Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, its board of trustees, and the individual members thereof,all District officers and servants are named as additional insured."

Deposits and Billing

A deposit of $50 (application fee) will be required at the time the application is approved.  Completion of the application online does not constitute an agreement.

In accordance with Educational Code 82542, all fees are due and payable prior to the event. Final payment is due two weeks prior to the start date of the scheduled event.  At that time, the Campus Facilities Rental Coordinator and the applicant will review the final arrangements and confirm preparations for the event.

All payments must be remitted to the De Anza College Cashier's Office. Payments may be made by mail. A check deposit form is available. Credit card payment is available. If an event applicant wishes to pay by credit card, a credit card form will be transmitted to them upon request. Credit card payments can be faxed to the cashiers office. Payments may also be made in person at the De Anza Cashier's office located in the Registration & Student Services Building.

Event Cancellations

If it necessary to cancel an activity/event the Campus Facilities Rental Coordinator must be notified no less than two weeks prior to the scheduled event. If the two weeks minimum notification is received and acknowledged by the Facilities Rental Coordinator all monies except the $50 facility application-processing fee will be refunded. Refunds will not be given for events canceled after the two week notification period. Refunds will not be given to groups or organizations that fail to show for scheduled event.

Facilities Use Application Procedures and Process

Request for the use of college facilities should be filed at least one month in advance of the proposed event. They should be made by completing a Facilities Use Application at the Facilities Rental website.

Community groups and organizations can schedule events no more than one quarter in advance of the proposed event. No events can be scheduled during final exam weeks. No events can be scheduled during the month of June due to graduation activities.

De Anza College reserves the right to cancel any event scheduled by a community group or organization if the scheduled facility is needed for a college program. If it is necessary to cancel an event the college will make every effort to notify the sponsoring group of the cancellation at least one week in advance or the scheduled activity.

 



Facilities Rental

Contact: Christian Winn
Building: Administration
Office: 408.864.8333
Cell Phone:
408.595.3472
Fax: 408.864.5454
E-Mail:
dafacilityrentals@fhda.edu


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Last Updated: 3/13/18