Events FAQ

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All events held at Clark Kerr campus must conclude by 10:00 pm.
If there are no events before your scheduled event date, you may come in and drop off materials and/or setup. If there is an event scheduled, the earliest you may come to set up is on the day of the event 30 minutes before the event start time.
To book, simply contact us at 510-643-4314.  After an initial conversation to understand your needs, we will arrange a site visit, provide an initial cost estimate and begin the process of making your event a success.
After a site visit, we create a contract from the discussed details for your review.  To reserve your date, you will need to sign our Terms & Conditions and send it to us with your scheduled deposit. 
It is best to commit to a date and room as soon as you are ready to move forward
Pricing varies for each event depending on a number of factors including event size, space requirements and any enhancements desired.
Parking may be available in the Southwest Parking Lot on Warring Street. Vehicles with a Central Campus or University Annual parking permit (C or F permits) may park on site at no additional fee. If more than (30) vehicles are expected, parking options are:
  • Hire a Parking Cashier to sell parking permits at $10.00 per vehicle per day. Fee for Cashier is $25.00 per hour, with a three hour minimum. Guests will pay the cashier for their own parking permits.
  • Hire a Parking Attendant to distribute pre-paid permits at $15.00 per vehicle per day for events before 5pm, or $10.00 per vehicle per day for events after 5pm. Fee for Attendant is $25.00 per hour, with a three hour minimum. A guest list is required three (3) days prior to the event and the fees will be added to the final bill.
Yes. We can make arrangements with ETS with all your Audio Visual needs to make your event a success. Additional costs will apply. Requests must be submitted to Catering/Events Sales Office at least thirty (30) days prior to the event. 
Wireless Internet connection is available at the conference center (buildings 12 and 14) and dining rooms (building 10).
CalVisitor: free, public Wi-Fi service provided by campus.  It is unauthenticated and unencrypted.  Any data sent via the CalVisitor Wi-Fi service could be visible to others.