Application
MYECC ASK EL CAMINO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications under the Civic Center Act shall originate with established and responsible organizations as set forth in Education Code 82537.

1. STEP ONE - Application and Reservation of Facility (Download Application File)

  • Applications for use of facilities during the current academic year (July 1 - June 30) must be submitted in writing to the Civic Center Office for approval of time, date and location.
  • Facility rental is based on a first come basis.  It is prefered that user applications be submitted four (4) weeks in advance to provide adequate planning.
  • An authorized representative of the organization must return the application and non-refundable application fee within two (2) weeks of first contact in make the reservation official.
  • Failure to meet this schedule may result in limited availability, cancellation or rescheduling of the event.

2. STEP TWO- Contract and Deposit

  • Upon receiving the non-refundable application fee and letter of interest, an Application for Use of Facilities/Rental Agreement will be generated by the Civic Center Office.
  • The Renter has one (1) week in which to return the signed contract along with a deposit equal to 20% of the anticipated rental fee.
  • For rental of Fine Arts Facilities ( Marsee Auditorium, Campus Theatre and Haag Recital Hall), a security deposit must be paid with the 20% requirement.
  • Cancellation: If the event is canceled no less than six (6) weeks in advance, a full refund of the deposit will be made. No refund will be made otherwise.

3. STEP THREE - Coordination

  • If necessary, joint meetings between the Renter and El Camino Community College District staff will be scheduled to clarify Renter's needs.
  • Coordination for all events will include review of user needs, potential costs, staffing and other essential items to make your event a success.

4. STEP FOUR - Certificate of Insurance and Balance Payment

  • A Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00 naming El Camino Community College District as additional insured is required for all usage except for classrooms of a limited duration and is due at least TEN (10) BUSINESS DAYS in advance of first day of usage.
  • Certificate holder must be shown as follows:  El Camino Community College District, 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance, CA  90506
  • The rental charge balance must be paid with a CASHIER'S OR CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER at least TEN (10) BUSINESS DAYS in advance of first day of usage.
  • Non-compliance with this section may result in the cancellation or rescheduling of the event.

5. STEP FIVE - Payment of Cost

  • First time Renters are required to pay charges as indicated on the Fee Estimate at least TEN (10) BUSINESS DAYS in advance of first day of usage.
  • Payment must be paid with a CASHIER'S OR CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER.
  • Additional services i.e. labor charges, etc., provided by the College will be charged to Renter. Renter will be responsible for making a final payment within four (4) weeks of notification of the balance due.