Laney College offers facility rentals and the professional services needed to present conferences, workshops, sporting events, and stage performances. Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Oakland, the college is easily accessible by public transportation and major highway arteries, making it an ideal place to host your next function.
Our client roster includes, community organizations, professional associations, industry partners, government agencies, and faculty and administrative staff. The next time you begin planning an event for groups as few as 10 people to 1,500 people or more, please consider renting facilities at Laney College.
- Facility Rental
- IT support
- Audio Visual technical support and equipment
- Custodial Services
Location and Payment Address
Laney College, Facilities Rental Office, 900 Fallon Street, Administration Building T-850, Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone and Email
Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Campus venues available to rent include:
- Athletic Fields
- Bistro (restaurant)
- Conference Rooms
- Lecture Halls
- Student Center
- Swimming Pool
Before submitting a Use of Facilities Application, it is strongly recommended that you read all policies and guidelines pertaining to facility rentals. The following information will be helpful to you in planning your programs at our facilities. Please take a moment to read and carefully review Facility Rentals Guidelines and Policies.
Guidelines & Policies
Before submitting an application, please contact the following individuals to determine space availability or to reserve a date for your event:
- Bistro: Scott Strong at (510) 464-3403 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Theatre: Alejandro Acosta at (510) 464-3544 – ext. 2 or via e-mail at email@example.com
- All other venues: Kinetta Barnett, Facility Specialist, at (510) 464-3235 or via email at Laneyfacilities@peralta.edu
To make reservations for event space at Laney College, a Use of Facilities Application must be submitted.
All clients are required to sign a contractual agreement when using facilities at Laney College. A certificate of liability insurance, a signed contract, 501c3 verification (if non-profit) and full payment are due two weeks prior to the date of your scheduled event.
A certificate of general public liability insurance for $1,000,000 and $500,000 in property damage that names Laney College and its affiliates as additional insured for the date(s) of the event(s) is required for each organization sponsoring an event at Laney College. A copy of this certificate must be provided to Laney College two weeks before the first scheduled date of the event.
If you are considered a non-profit organization, we require a copy of your 501c3 verification letter with your Application.
All groups scheduling Laney College facilities for an event must ensure that all aspects of the event and everyone in attendance are in compliance with all College Policies and Regulations.
Campus Security may be required for events such as dances or social gatherings that have over 100 people in attendance when deemed necessary by the Facility Services Specialist.
Full payment is due two weeks prior to the date of your scheduled event. Please send payment to:
Facilities Rental Office
900 Fallon Street
Administration Building T-850
Oakland, CA 94607
Kinetta Barnett, Facilities Rental Specialist, Laneyfacilities@peralta.edu, 510-464-3235
Forms and Documents