CSM Application to Table/Vend On Campus

Outside vendors interested in tabling at CSM must complete the below application. Applications must be received at least one week (7 days) prior to the date(s) requested. Requests are not finalized until confirmed via email by the CSM Center for Student Life.

Please make sure to review the On-Campus Vendor Policy and the On-Campus Vendor Pricing Structure prior to completing this application and coming to campus.

If you have questions, please email csmstudentlife@smccd.edu or call (650) 574-6141.

Business Name ✱
Contact Information
CA Resale Permit Number (if applicable)
What type of vendor are you? ✱
Description of products and/or services offered: ✱
What date(s) would you like to be on campus?
Primary Date Requested 
First Alternate Date Requested 
Second Alternate Date Requested 
If you would like a span of dates (e.g. June 1st through June 3rd), please indicate below:
What hours would you like to be on campus?
The CSM campus is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Best times to be on campus are generally 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Will you be needing table(s)? ✱
If "yes," how many?
Will you be needing chairs? ✱
If "yes," how many?

Important -- Please Read

Please note that we do not book vendors during the first two weeks of the fall and spring semesters, or during the first week of the summer session. Please refer to the College's academic calendar for information regarding semester start dates.

College of San Mateo reserves the right to reject any application for a selling space for any reason, including, but not limited to, the sponsor’s criteria for the suitability of products, crafts, services, or talents for the event, space limitations, late applications, or late arrival. In accordance with San Mateo County Community College District Board Policies and Procedures, the marketing of student credit cards is prohibited (§ 7.22). If a vendor’s application is not accepted, any advance payment of the Vendor’s space fee will be returned.


  • Vendors selling a good or product will be charged $40/day (e.g., jewelry, clothing, books, posters, etc.)
  • Vendors selling contracts and services will be charged $50/day (e.g., checking accounts, subscriptions, memberships, etc.)
  • The daily fee does not include tables and/or chairs
  • Vendors renting tables will be charged $25 for each table per day
  • Vendors renting chairs will be charged $10 for two chairs per day
  • Any and all fees are due upon arriving on campus and must be paid prior to vendors setting up. Payments may only be made via cash or check.

There is no guarantee, expressed or implied, that the vendor transact a sufficient level of business to cover the cost of the spelling space and related costs of individual vendors associated with the event.

The sponsor is not obligated to refund the Vendor’s space fee if the Vendor’s sales are poor. The Vendor agrees to pay the State Franchise Tax Board any applicable sales tax associated with the sale of goods and/or services sold at the event.

Parking fees are not included as part of this agreement. Vendors assume responsibility for purchasing a parking permit and parking in appropriate lots. Please refer to the campus Parking and Traffic Regulations for more information.

By submitting this application, you hereby agree to save and hold harmless the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) and College of San Mateo (CSM), their officers, agents, employees, and students from any and all costs, liability, damage, and expenses (including the expense of legal services) brought about by reason of injury or damage to persons or property of any kind whatsoever arising as a result of the activities involved in this event.