CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 15 3. Exception to this prohibition is made for university housing residents of legal drinking age. The possession and use of alcoholic beverages in university housing is governed by the Residential Living Guide. 4. The president, or an appropriate designee, may approve other exceptions to this prohibition, to allow possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons of legal drinking age at designated events and locations on campus. 5. The use of alcoholic beverages off campus by students of legal drinking age is permissible. However, incidents of intoxication and/or misconduct are subject to university disciplinary action. Students are expected to comply with municipal, state, and federal laws pertaining to the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Any violation of these laws may result in disciplinary action including, but not limited to, probation, suspension, or expulsion from the university. Guidelines for the Use of Alcohol at University Student Events • Nova Southeastern University functions, which are student oriented, may serve only beer and wine. All requests for such events must be coordinated through NSU’s Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. • Entry fees may be charged, but this fee is only for admission to the event, not for the sale of beer or wine. • One-quarter hour before the approved ending time of the event, ticket sales will stop. • Any advertisements for the event (including leaflets, invitations, posters, letters, and all other forms of advertisements) cannot advertise alcohol. These advertisements must display the following information: Beverages will be available. Must have valid state-issued picture identification for verification of age. • An adequate amount of food and alternative beverages (such as water, juice, assorted sodas, coffee, and teas) must be available throughout the duration of the event. These will be provided at the cost of the organization holding the event. The amount of food and beverages appropriate for the size of the event will be determined when the request for the event is submitted for review/approval. • No organization or individual may purchase beer or wine for an event. No other alcohol is permitted. • A full-time university employee will be present during an event at which beer and wine are served. If the faculty adviser of the organization is not available, the organization must identify which other university employee will be attending the event. The organizational contact of the event must be present during the entire event as a point of contact for the university. • The sponsoring organization is responsible for ensuring that all university policies are strictly obeyed. These guidelines do not override existing university policies; rather, these guidelines should be used in conjunction with any and all other university policies. • Appropriate precautionary measures must be in place to ensure that alcoholic beverages are not served to persons under the legal drinking age. These measures include having a designated individual, as deemed by the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, screening people entering the event and attaching a bracelet or stamp indicating those of legal drinking age. At any time during the event, the