Classroom Use Expectations

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, 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.

Users are also expected to take extra care that no damage is done to classrooms or instructional furniture or equipment and that the room is returned to a class-ready condition. Regular custodial servicing of Lecture 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 Instructional Furniturelecture

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.

Report Furniture Problems

It is common for furniture to move from 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. Please note that a semi-annual instructional furniture inventory and safety audit is conducted by Space Management and Facilities Management in the summer and winter months.

Request ADA Furniture

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.

Annual Call for Lab Furniture Audit and Request to Purchase

Space Management requests an annual laboratory furniture audit from colleges and departments generally in December with response by late January. If the University budget allows, Space Management will coordinate with academic departments to determine furniture needs and priorities and purchase items for instructional laboratories and special facilities up to a specific funded amount. Furniture purchases are typically made from April-May so furniture deliveries with vendors and the academic departments can be accommodated over the summer.