Facilities Available for Rent

  • Ohlone College rents classrooms, the dining hall, certain athletic facilities, and certain parking lots. Rental clients should be aware, however, that Ohlone classes and events have scheduling priority and rental events are scheduled after classes and college events. Available space on the Ohlone campus is extremely limited, although we will do our best to accommodate your request.

  • Requests to use the Gary Soren Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts should be directed to Chris Booras at (510) 659-6182 or cbooras@ohlone.edu. For more information about the Smith Center facility, please go to Rental of Smith Center Facilities.

  • The Ohlone College dining hall is also available for rental. It is located on the second floor of Building 5 at the Fremont campus and holds 252 for dining and 520 for assembly. Large glass windows overlooking Mission Reservoir (aka "the pond") and a small private dining/meeting area are included. While rental clients may hold catered events in the dining hall, the Ohlone College kitchen is not available for rental. Fresh and Natural is the preferred caterer for Ohlone College with first right of refusal on all events. They may be reached at freshandnatural@ohlone.edu or contact the Facility Rental office for a quote. Outside caterers require advanced approval of the Facility Rental office and an Alameda County Health Department food permit.

  • Athletic facilities at the Fremont campus such as the Gymnasium and the swimming pool are available for rental when these facilities are not already being used by classes, athletic teams, or other events. Some athletic facilities are not available for rental as these facilities are already fully utilized by Ohlone College athletic teams.

  • The Ohlone College Gymnasium at the Fremont campus has a seating capacity of 1,200. Additional custodial charges will be incurred for moving the bleachers.

  • Maps and Directions for Ohlone College's Fremont and Newark campuses are available online.

  • Room numbers at the Fremont campus: The first digit designates the Building number, second digit designates the Floor, and the third and fourth digits designate the Room. Example: Room 6205 is located in Building 6, second floor.

    Room Numbers at the Newark Center: The first digit designates the Floor Number, second digit designates the Wing Number, and the third and fourth digits designate the Room. Example: Room NC2121 is on the second floor, Wing 1.

  • Decorations must be flame-proof and shall be erected and taken down in a manner not destructive to property. The use of any material or device which constitutes a hazard is expressly prohibited. No nails, screws, staples, tacks, or other fasteners shall be used on the doors, windows, or walls of the facilities. If there is any damage or excessive mess in the dining hall, rental clients may be billed for additional custodial services and/or repairs.

  • The Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology rents out all "smart" classrooms and meeting/conference rooms. Available space at the Newark Center is extremely limited. Every effort will be made to accommodate your needs. For questions on what types of rooms are available at the Newark Center, please contact the Facility Rental Office at (510) 659-6224.