Wayne State University

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01-11 Service and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages on Campus

1.0  Purpose

1.1     It is the purpose of this university policy to establish practices and procedures for the service and sale of alcoholic beverages on the campus of Wayne State University.

2.0  Service and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center

2.1     The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has granted a Class C conference center liquor license to Wayne State University’s McGregor Memorial Conference Center pursuant to its Class C conference center license.

2.2     All alcoholic beverages served at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center must be purchased from the McGregor Memorial Conference Center pursuant to its Class C conference center license.

2.3      Persons wanting to serve or sell alcoholic beverages on the campus of Wayne State University are encouraged to schedule their activities at the University’s McGregor Memorial Conference Center.

2.4     Activities at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center where alcoholic beverages will be served or sold must be scheduled in advance with the room reservation office of the Conference Center.

3.0  Serving Alcoholic Beverages at Campus Locations Other Than the McGregor Memorial Conference Center

3.1     Persons wanting to either serve or sell alcoholic beverages on the campus of Wayne State University at locations other than the McGregor Memorial Conference Center must first obtain the approval of the director of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center.  The director shall issue a written confirmation of that approval.

3.2      After obtaining the director’s approval, persons wanting to sell alcoholic beverages must also secure the issuance of a special (24-hour) liquor license for the location in question from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.

3.3     The rules and regulations of the Michigan Liquor Control Act provide that special (24-hour) liquor licenses may be issued to non-profit, religious, fraternal, civic or patriotic organizations.  Further, the rules and regulations provide that application for the special liquor license be made to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission not less than 10 days, nor more than 30 days, prior to the date for which the license is requested.

3.4     Persons making application for special (24-hour) liquor licenses are responsible for obtaining all necessary approvals, posting all required bonds, and paying all required license fees associated with the issuance of the special liquor license.

3.5     The rules and regulations provide that entities such as Wayne State University, including their different colleges and departments, can only receive five special licenses during one calendar year.  The same rule limiting licenses to five per calendar year includes all outside groups that want to sell alcoholic beverages on campus.

3.6     The director of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center and the  university’s Office of the General Counsel shall be available to provide advice and assistance to groups making application for special liquor licenses.

3.7     All alcoholic beverages sold on the campus of Wayne State University pursuant to the issuance of special liquor licenses must be purchased from the McGregor Memorial Conference Center pursuant to its Class C conference center license.

4.0  Prohibition Against Unauthorized Sale or Service of Alcoholic Beverages on Campus

4.1     Except as set forth at Sections 2.0 and 3.0 of this university policy, alcoholic beverages shall not be served or sold on the campus of Wayne State University.

5.0  Duration

5.1      This university policy is revocable at any time at the discretion of the president without notice.

6.0  Effective Date

6.1      This university policy is effective upon issuance.

6.2      Executive Order 84-11 is hereby revoked, effective immediately.

 

 

Signed by President Irvin D. Reid December 20, 2001.