The Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center is
a facility designed to be the training provider of choice
for performance improving services as identified by business
and industry in southwest Michigan.
You can reach a Groves Center staff
person Monday through Friday, from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The
building is available to rental customers 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. Special service fees may be required for
All food, drink, and other refreshments
must be purchased on the premises from an approved Groves Center
catering service. Your event planner will discuss your food
service needs and make all the arrangements for you. No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances are permitted
on the Groves Center property.
The request for use of the Groves Center facilities
must be made in advance. All use of the Groves Center remains
subject to approval in accordance with Institution policies,
regulations, and guidelines. All facility use is based on
Upon signing the Facility Use Agreement,
which contains the Indemnification Agreement, renters agree
to hold the College harmless from any loss, damage, liability,
cost or expense arising during, or being caused in any way,
by the renter's use of the facilities. Renters will pay
for any loss or damage to Institution property caused by
Any advertising using the name
or acronyms of the facility must be approved in advance. Contact your Groves Center event planner for assistance. Reproducible
maps and driving directions are available upon request.
All activities on Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center property
must be peaceful and lawful; must not interfere with the
rights of others; must not obstruct the free movement of
persons about the facility and must not interfere with other
Institution operations. Any unauthorized use of, damage
to, or destruction of the building, equipment or other property
is strictly prohibited. Any person(s) loitering or causing
a disturbance and/or destruction to property will be removed
from the premises and will be restricted from future use
of facilities. Activities or events must not cause the Groves Center financial risk or liability.
Renters shall obtain insurance and submit
proof of insurance as required.
The user will be responsible for all
fees associated with the event/activity. The fees will include
room rental, set-up, catering, equipment, technical support,
and/or service charges. Arrangements for seating, display
tables and other special equipment must be made 5 days in
advance. Special requests may require an additional fee.
The Groves Center makes available the
use of a copy machine, phones, and fax machine for the convenience
of the customer. The final invoice will include the fees
associated with these services.
Copies: $ 0.10 each -----Fax Service: $ 1.00 per page local,
$ 2.00 per page long distance.
All Kalamazoo Valley Campuses are completely smoke and tobacco free inside and out. All tobacco and e-cigarette products are prohibited.
A facility use agreement with an estimate
of fees including room rental, set-up charge, catering,
equipment, technical support and service (fax, copy, telephone)
charges will be transmitted to the organization representative.
A representative of the organization, authorized to approve
payment, must sign and return a Facility Use Agreement before
the event. A 25% deposit may be required. Full payment is
required upon receipt of the final invoice, after the event.
Cancellation of the scheduled activity/event
must occur at least thirty days in advance. Deposits may
be non-refundable if cancellation occurs in less than thirty
days. If cancellation occurs in less than 48 hours of the
event start date - the renter will be charged a cancellation
fee equivalent to 25% of the room rental charges as per
the facility use agreement. Catering charges may be incurred
at the discretion of the contracted catering vendor.
Adequate free parking is available outside
the east and west main entrances.
The Groves Center
PO Box 4070
Kalamazoo MI 49003-4070
7107 Elm Valley Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49009