> This policy is as stated in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
General Policies Book on the website of Institutional Research.
The use or possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on university property, with certain exceptions detailed herein and in university housing policy.
Alcohol may be served at catered events in authorized areas subject to the guidelines below. Authorized areas include Davies Center, Hilltop Center, and other areas as authorized by the Chancellor.
A. The administration of this policy is the responsibility of the Director of The
University Centers (or her/his designee) with serving arrangements determined by
the food service, the sponsoring group, and the Director of The University Centers.
B. Alcoholic beverages may be sold and consumed only within authorized areas
and may not be carried out of those areas. A non-alcoholic beverage alternative (s)
must always be provided.
D. Alcoholic beverages will be served only at such times and under such conditions
which may be consistent with local, state and federal regulations governing
E. Alcoholic beverage service may be provided at scheduled receptions and dinners
and for other food service events as may be deemed appropriate. Beverage service
will end 30 minutes prior to the scheduled end of an event.
F. Alcoholic beverage service will be provided only in areas that have appropriate and
adequate facilities for such service and where the control of persons to be served is
G. When service of alcohol is desired, an alcohol-free alternative must also be provided.
H. Alcoholic beverages will be served exclusively by the University food service and
it shall be the responsibility of the food service to make proper identification of
persons eligible to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages, including proof of age.
I. Sponsoring groups must be familiar with the catering guidelines and accept the
responsibility for assisting in proper identification, restricting consumption to
authorized areas, and accepting financial responsibility for any theft or vandalism
associated with the event
J. Individual and/or the sponsoring groups will be expected to maintain responsible
standards concerning their use of alcoholic beverages. Immoderate use leading to
offensive behavior or disorderly conduct will result in the dismissal of service to that
individual or the sponsoring group. Further disciplinary action may be taken
K. Alcohol Authorization Forms are available in the Event Services Office of the Davies
Center and must be completed 10 working days prior to an event requesting to serve