FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- What kind of events can we host at Kellogg House?
Campus Events: Department/College Meetings, Staff Retreats
Corporate Events: Board Meetings, Conferences, Receptions, Training, Workshops, Retreats
Parties: Birthday, Anniversary, Holiday, Company
- What types of rooms are available? How many people can these rooms accommodate?
Our facility has several options from which to choose. We have both indoor and outdoor accommodations. Please refer to the Inside the Mansion and the Outside Garden Terrace layouts and accommodation figures when making your decision.
- Are there any restrictions in regard to music, smoking, photography, flowers/decorations, etc.?
Music: Musicians and DJs may be included as part of your event.
Smoking: In accordance with State and University policy, smoking is prohibited inside Kellogg House.
Photography: Please ask your photographer and/or videographer to consult with the staff or Kellogg House Coordinator regarding any photography/videography in or outside Kellogg House. (Furniture and/or furnishings are not to be moved without the consent of the Kellogg House coordinator.)
Flowers/Decorations: Flower arrangements may be used in the house and on the grounds. Containers and stands for flower arrangements must protect the furnishings, countertops, and floors from water and/or plant damage. No tape, nails, glue, tacks, staples or other forms of adhesive or hardware may be used inside the House. Additional decorations and flowers for special events, weddings, and holidays can be added outside the House after consultation with the Kellogg House Coordinator.
- Can we provide our own liquor?
All alcoholic beverages on the Cal Poly Pomona campus are required to be served by the Kellogg West catering department. Wine or champagne can be supplied by the customer and are subject to a corkage fee.
- Where will my guest park their cars?
Due to limited parking spaces at the Kellogg House, events with a guest attendance exceeding 110 guests will need to provide shuttle service. Your coordinator can arrange this for you. The cost of this service is $60.00 per hour and must be arranged fourteen (14) working days prior to your event.
- Is there a deposit required to book an event?
A $500 security deposit must be paid in addition to regular facility fees. This deposit will only be used to cover costs associated with breakage, excessive cleaning, maintenance or damage, sign or decoration removal, resetting equipment and furniture, and failure to remove all personal belongings at the conclusion of the event. The security deposit is in addition to the facility fee and will be refunded provided: the condition of Kellogg House is as it was when you arrived, there is no breakage or damage to the furnishings of the House, directional signs and decorations are removed from the campus within 24 hours of the event, and all personal belongings, cake, and gifts are removed from the House at the conclusion of the event.
- What is your event cancellation policy?
Due to costs incurred by Kellogg West / Kellogg House prior to and leading up to your event, should your event be canceled, you will be assessed the following charges:
One (1) year or more to the date of event, $100.00 Administrative Fee
More than nine (9) months but less than one (1) year, $500.00 deposit
More than six (6) months but not less than nine (9) months, an assessment of 50% of the lost expected revenue
More than three (3) months but less than six (6) months, an assessment of 75% of the lost expected revenue
Three (3) months or less, an assessment of 100% of the lost expected revenue.
- When is final payment due?
The final payment for the event is due three weeks prior to the event date. This payment may be made at Kellogg House or mailed to Kellogg House:
Attention: Kellogg House
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Avenue Pomona, CA 91768
Checks should be made payable to Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc.
- Can we do a walk through of the facilities prior to booking?
Absolutely. Please call for an appointment.
- Will outside vendors be allowed on the property for set-up/tear-down? How much time will they be allotted?
Yes. We will work with the vendors to allow ample time to set-up and tear-down.