Classroom Use and Furniture

Lecture classrooms are provided in "as is" condition. All users of classrooms are expected to leave the classroom and its equipment in good order. Keeping a classroom in good order includes chairs and tables straightened, electronic equipment shut off, and taking away or disposing of everything one came in with, such as pop/food containers, newspapers, etc. Under no circumstances is furniture or other property to be removed from the room.

Only light refreshments (such as coffee, tea, cookies, donuts) may be served in University classrooms; catered meals are not permitted. Food is limited to light refreshments to maintain the cleanliness and condition of instructional facilties to support instruction.

Users shall take extra care that no damage is done to the classroom, instructional furniture, or equipment and that the room is returned to a class-ready condition. Regular custodial servicing of classrooms occurs after normal business hours and during the evening. To facilitate custodial service access to classrooms, users must vacate classrooms no later than 10:00 p.m. each day.

Standard furniture in Lecture classrooms includes instructor table, instructor chair, lectern, ADA table, ADA chair, tablet arm chairs and/or tables and chairs. Please note that some lecture rooms with podiums may not be large enough per State Fire Marshal code compliance to accommodate an instructor table; in these instances, lecterns are not provided. If instructional furniture is damaged or missing from classrooms, notice shall be sent to Space Management at (916) 278-6507 or to correct the problem as soon as possible. All work orders to add, remove or modify instructional furniture in lecture rooms need to be approved and submitted by Space Management.

View Lecture classroom furniture layouts here.

It is common for furniture to move from Lecture classrooms during the first few weeks of the term. The best way to help keep the furniture stay in classrooms is to NOT move it and to encourage others (students, staff and faculty) to not move furniture as well. "Do Not Remove Furniture" signs are placed in the majority of classrooms. If the furniture seat count is incorrect in a Lecture classroom or if there is a furniture safety issue, please notify Space Management at (916) 278-6507 or The seat count in Lecture classrooms includes the ADA chair. Space Management will coordinate with Facilities Management to correct the seat count or safety issue as quickly as possible for any classroom issues that are reported. Semi-annual instructional furniture inventories and safety audits are conducted by Space Management and Facilities Management in summer and winter months and as needed.

View Lecture classroom furniture layouts here.

Students that need additional ADA furniture or adjustments to existing ADA furniture in classrooms shall contact the Services to Students with Disabilities Office (SSWD). SSWD will contact Space Management to coordinate all ADA furniture needs.