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11.07 / Cereal Malt Beverage and Alcoholic Liquor

Purpose:
To comply with Board of Regents policy (Policy Manual, Chapter II, Section E, Items 16 and 17).

Policy Statement:

Cereal Malt Beverages
The service or sale of cereal malt beverages (3.2% beer) may be permitted under the following conditions:

1.  The sale of cereal malt beverages (3.2% beer) to individuals is restricted to licensed spaces in the Rhatigan Student Center and Eck Stadium.

2.  Cereal malt beverages may be served at campus group events approved by the President or the President's designee.

3.  Consumption of cereal malt beverages is permitted only within the approved area designated for the event. Care must be taken by event organizers to assure that cereal malt beverages will not be served or sold to people who are not of legal age or who appear to be intoxicated. Nonalcoholic beverages must be available at all events in which cereal malt beverages are sold or served.

4.  At all times the marketing, serving, sale and/or consumption of cereal malt beverages must be in full compliance with all applicable state statutes and regulations.

5.  The sale, distribution, service and/or consumption of cereal malt beverages on the University campus in any circumstances other than the above is prohibited.

Alcoholic Liquor

1.  Alcoholic liquor may be served (on a complimentary basis) and consumed in non-classroom areas of campus facilities, or on outside grounds immediately adjacent thereto. The service of alcoholic liquor must be approved in advance by the President or the President's designee. The service and consumption of alcoholic liquor will not be approved for student events. 

2.  Alcoholic liquor must be served by the University's designated food service provider or a professional catering service. Outside caterers will be required to provide proof of liability insurance designating the University as a named insured.  

3.  Care must be taken by event organizers to assure that alcoholic liquor will not be served to persons who are not of legal age or who appear to be intoxicated. At all events in which alcoholic liquor is approved for use, a nonalcoholic beverage must also be available to participants. Food must also be available at all functions where alcoholic liquor is served. 

4.  At all times the serving and/or consumption of alcoholic liquor must be in full compliance with all state statutes and regulations.

5.  The distribution or consumption of alcoholic liquor on the University campus in any circumstances other than the above is prohibited unless approved by the University President or the President's designee.

Other Provisions

1.  No persons under 21 years of age are allowed to possess or to consume cereal malt beverages and/or alcoholic liquor at any event at which these beverages are sold or served.

2.  Violations of state law and/or University policies on the part of groups or individuals will be handled in accordance with applicable law enforcement or university disciplinary procedures and services regarding alcohol education and abuse prevention programs.

Revision Date:
March 29, 2001
May 1, 2002  
October 6, 2003
September 15, 2011
November 1, 2012

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