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Executive Director of Community Engagement 

Facility Use Request

Hold Your Meeting or Event at Gulf Coast State College

Gulf Coast State College offers a wide variety of meeting venues in exceptional settings complemented by state-of-the-art technology. We are your resource for educational or non-profit meetings and events. From board rooms to banquet halls, meeting spaces to classroom set-ups, we can provide the customized space to meet the needs of your event.

Gulf Coast State College is committed to offering its facilities to organizations in the community when facilities are available. The college:

  • reserves the right to not rent the facilities.

  • reserves  the  right  to  refuse  agencies  that  are  in  direct  competition  with  the  college.

  • Religious organizations may not use the facilities for presenting doctrines, philosophies, beliefs, etc.

  • Users  are  responsible  for  securing  performance  rights  for  the  use  of  copyrighted  materials,  i.e.,  books, music, plays, images, etc.

  • The  organization  granted  the  use  of  the  facilities  must  complete  a  Facilities  Use  Agreement,  which includes signing a waiver of liability and an agreement to pay for damages related to the event.

  • Proof of insurance may be required.

  • Users are responsible  for  providing  an  adequate  number  of  chaperones  for  events  involving  youth under 18 years of age and for providing ushers or ticket staff as desired.

  • The use of tobacco products is prohibited on all GCSC campuses.

Most room rentals include:

  • Smart Classroom Technology
  • Computer(s) and Wireless Internet
  • LCD Projector and Projection screen
  • DVD
  • Parking
  • Technical Assistance, if needed

All organizations hosting events on the GCSC campus will be required to complete a Facilities Use Agreement 10 days prior to the event. 

NOTE: The College requires proof of liability insurance naming Gulf Coast State College as additionally insured for all rentals.  If desired, GCSC can purchase this insurance on your behalf through the Florida College System Risk Management Consortium. Cost will be based upon the type of event. 

GCSC Facilities Use Agreement

For more information, please contact our Executive Director of Community Engagement, Katie McCurdy, who can provide pricing information and answer questions you may have about renting a space at our facility.

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.