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DeRosa Center Building Policy


The following policies are intended to ensure the protection of all properties, individuals, and staff members. We ask that you please adhere to the following when hosting an event in the DeRosa University Center or visiting the premises.

Strictly prohibited activities in the DeRosa University Center:

  • Open flames of any sort including but not limited to candles.
  • Helium inflated objects.
  • Any materials nailed, taped, or tied to any ceilings, walls, floors, or furnishings inside or outside of the building.
  • Smoke, fog, or haze producing equipment of any kind.
  • No paper signage or advertising is permitted. All forms of advertising in the DUC must be approved through the Associate Director.
  • Due to the nature of the flooring in the DUC we ask that you please not move or drag furniture and/or equipment.
  • No bikinis or swim suits are allowed to be worn within the building. All persons entering the building must be wearing shoes, shirts and proper attire. Shoes must be worn at all times.
  • No skateboarding or bike riding is allowed in the building or on the patio/deck. Bikes are not permitted in the building. Skateboards are to be held in hand or placed on the skateboard rack located near the elevator on the first floor.
  • Due to health and food codes, no animals are permitted in the DUC (except service animals).

Additional policies in effect throughout the entire building are:

  • All objects must be at least 3 feet away from the donor wall & all artwork.
  • If an event has alcohol and/or has a guest count of over 100 people, a security officer will be required per 100 guests.
  • Alcohol is only permitted in the Ballroom and Pre-function space during events. Guest may not take alcohol outside or to any other areas within the DeRosa Center, including but not limited to the Lair & restrooms.
  • Alcohol purchased in the Lair, must stay in the Lair and not transported to other venues in the building.
  • Access to facilities for all meetings/events is limited to the agreed upon scheduled time frame.
  • Facilities require that a building manager unlock and inspect all rooms to ensure that the room is satisfactory. Prior to the event a complete room check will be documented and damages assessed shall be emailed to Associate Director before as to not effect the client. The same protocol would occur after the event as well to check no additional damages have occurred.
  • The DUC Staff reserve the right to enter any area of the DUC at any time for any reason.
  • Smoking must be at least 20 feet from any door.
  • Use of the fire pit is open to the campus community with the following restrictions:
    • No roasting or cooking of any kind of food.
  • No persons or objects can be over the protective cage.
  • No Smoking.
  • Furniture in the building or outside on the patio/deck can be moved within a slight distance of its original location. No furniture can be removed from the building property or farther away than the immediate surrounding area.
  • All electrical outlets must be locked at all times unless prior arrangements have been made with Associate Director or Central Scheduling. Requests for amplified sound must be scheduled through central scheduling. Students requesting outlets for laptop plug-ins are permitted. If the outlets are requested for cooking on patio, it must be approved by the Associate Director and Bon App├ętit must be notified.
  • Any power cords that run across any part of the patio/deck must be taped down with gaffers tape or covered with a rug.

Gaming Lounge Policies:

  • The use of the gaming lounge is free for University of the Pacific students.
  • The room is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • A Pacific ID (or equivalent) must be left at the front desk for the duration of the reservation.
  • Gaming lounge usage is not to exceed two hours. If the room is not reserved at the end of the hour, it may be extended for an additional hour.
  • Gaming lounge is to be used for video games, television, or movie viewing only; NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Gaming lounge is a public space. The DUC Staff reserve the right to enter at any time for any reason.
  • Gaming lounge occupants are responsible for all items in the room during their allocated time. The DeRosa Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen item left in the room.
  • DUC Staff reserve the right to ask any guest to leave at any time the Gaming lounge is not being used properly.
  • The building manager must inspect the Gaming Lounge after each use; only after occupants have been cleared will ID cards be returned.
  • Occupancy in the room is not to exceed 16 persons at one time.

    Extended Rental (Tournaments / Films)
  • The room is available for rent to departments, clubs, or organizations for tournaments and other extended periods of time with documented approval from the Associate Director.
  • Groups interested in films should consult with the Films Manager on copyright and licensing laws.
  • Occupancy in the room is not to exceed 16 persons at any one time.

Lost & Found Policy:

It is the policy of the DeRosa University Center to obey all California State and federal laws pertaining to lost/found property. The DUC shall hold all lost/found property for a period of 90 days. If the property is not claimed within this time period the property will be disposed of. If the property is of the value of one hundred dollars ($100) or more, the property will be turned over to Public Safety. The front desk will only accept items that have been lost/found in or around the immediate vicinity of the building. Lost/found items from other areas on campus should be directed to Public Safety.

Claiming Property

  • To claim property, the individual must be ably to identify the property and themselves.
  • Persons claiming property must initial the property log stating they have picked up the item before the property is released.

Disposing of Property After 90 Days

  • If an item is not claimed after 90 days, the DUC reserves the right to dispose of the item.
  • Items ready for disposal will be donated to a local charity.
  • Any item with a value of $100 or more must be turned over to Public Safety if it has not been claimed within one week after being found.
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