When do I have to register an event?
One must register an event that has an anticipated total attendance of 25 individuals or more, and at which alcohol will be served to of-age attendees. Please note that host(s) may be required to meet with a DOC staff member prior to the event to review safety and security issues.
Do I have to live in the residence where I am registering my event?
Yes. In order to host an event in a campus residence, you must be a resident of that location.
Do I have to be present for the check-in by the university official?
Yes. At each hosted event, a university official may check in at the beginning of and/or during each large invitation event to meet with the social host(s) and to see if the event is set up and/or being conducted properly (e.g., ID checking process is identified, non-alcoholic beverages and food are available). The social host must be present for the check-in as well as the duration of the party. The university official may check in during the event (e.g. in the event of a noise complaint or a safety concern) and will make every effort to contact the host(s) to ensure the concern/issue is resolved.
Can I advertise for my event?
You may advertise social and catered events, but private events cannot be advertised. In addition, alcohol cannot be the primary focus of an advertising e-mail, poster, or electronic advertisement.
What are the restrictions placed on other types of alcohol (i.e. hard liquor) during an event?
Any time you or your organization hosts an event, you are responsible for following appropriate internal management procedures to secure any other alcohol on the premise. Students over 21 are allowed to keep personal supplies of alcohol in their rooms, though this must not be distributed to guests during the event.