Address

1505 S.W. 8th Ave.
Topeka, Kan. 66604

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Phone

(785) 354-5822

Pozez Education Center

Facilities. Resources for Learning.

The Pozez Education Center, located on the Stormont-Vail campus, provides meeting space for health-related organizations, groups and individuals. The center houses Baker University School of Nursing and the Ethel Stone Stauffer Health Sciences Library.

The Education Center also has:

  • A 295 seat auditorium with extensive audiovisual technology including video projection on an 8’ x 18’ screen.
  • The Gault-Hussey Lecture Hall that seats 70 and is equipped with the same audio and visual equipment as the auditorium.
  • The Centennial Room is a large meeting room that can be partitioned into four separate meeting spaces accommodating a total of 250 people.
  • Classrooms and conference rooms throughout the building for groups ranging from eight to 60 people.
  • Offices for Stormont-Vail HealthCare staff and the Kansas Medical Education Foundation.

Scheduling Meeting Rooms

To schedule meeting room space in the Pozez Education Center, a “Meeting Room Request” form (below) must be completed and submitted online to the Pozez Education Center manager. 

The Pozez Education Center manager will review and assign space as appropriate and send an electronic confirmation of your reservation. (Space is assigned by the Education Center manager based on availability and size of the group). 

Meeting Room Priority

Stormont-Vail HealthCare events are entitled to priority, including the need to cancel and/or change a reservation by a non-hospital group. Every attempt will be made to provide alternate space if a reservation has already been made.

Prohibited Activities

Stormont-Vail HealthCare meeting rooms may not be used for activities that interfere with hospital operations. Sales of any kind are prohibited.

Exhibits

Organizations are allowed to exhibit in the Pozez Education Center if they are displayed for educational purposes.

Customer Conduct Policy

Those conducting meetings or events in the Pozez Education Center and their guests agree to abide by all policies and procedures relating to Stormont-Vail HealthCare facilities and accept responsibility for any and all damages to the facility, contents and equipment, normal wear and tear accepted.

Eligibility

The Pozez Education Center is available to groups or organizations for educational purposes, provided they meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • Non-profit, health groups, Stormont-Vail HealthCare affiliation 
    Organizations are eligible without a fee if they have an affiliation with Stormont-Vail HealthCare and are a non-profit, health organization. 
  • Non-Profit, Health Groups
    If a non-profit health group is charging a registration fee to participants, a room fee will be assessed.
  • Non-Profit, Non-Health Groups
    Non-profit, non-health groups are eligible without a room fee if they have an affiliation with Stormont-Vail HealthCare. If Pozez Education Center staff is necessary, a fee will be charged for staff time.
  • University, Health-Related Groups
    University, health-related groups are eligible without a fee if they have an affiliation with Stormont-Vail HealthCare or Baker University School of Nursing. 

Audiovisual Services

All audiovisual equipment requests in the Pozez Education Center are directed to the Education Center manager. Audiovisual equipment is provided, if available, at no charge; however, a fee will be charged if Pozez education center staff is required to operate equipment. (Groups and individuals may bring their own computers projectors or other electronic devices for use in meeting rooms.

Stormont-Vail HealthCare accepts no responsibility or liability regarding the use or care of personally supplied equipment.

Signage

The Pozez Education Center manager must approve any signage and/or literature to be displayed in the Pozez Education Center prior to the event. 

Parking

Parking is available for Pozez Education Center events in the parking garage located at 9th and Garfield. There is no fee to park in the Stormont-Vail parking garage

Fee Schedule for Meeting Rooms

Auditorium: Full Day $400   Half Day $280
Gault-Hussey Lecture Hall: Full Day $190  Half Day $125
Centennial Rooms:
4 Rooms Full Day $330  Half Day $200
3 Rooms  Full Day $240  Half Day $160
2 Rooms Full Day $165  Half Day $80
1 Room Full Day $90  Half Day $50

Promotional Materials

Any materials promoting the event and mentioning Stormont-Vail HealthCare or the Pozez Education Center must be approved in advance by the Pozez Education Center manager.

Decorations

Decorations used at events cannot obscure exit signs or doors. Nothing may be taped or affixed to any part of the room. Glitter and confetti are strictly prohibited.

Candles, Smoke and Open Flames

Candles, incense or any other smoke or flame-producing device are not permitted in the Pozez Education Center.

Clean Up

Please make sure at the end of your meeting that the meeting rooms are left as clean and as orderly as possible.

  • Place all trash in trash containers.
  • Report any spills to Pozez Education Center manager.
  • Remove all personal effects including equipment and decorations. Any special cleaning requirements or damages caused during the use of a room will be charged to the user.

Please note: Stormont-Vail HealthCare is a tobacco-free facility.

Floor Plan of Pozez Education Center

Pozez Education Building Manager – (785) 354-5822

Pozez Meeting Room Request

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