PCHCS Student Handbook 2024-2025

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 21 • 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 screening individual has the option to decline identification provided by an individual. The entire staff working the event has the right to refuse service to individuals deemed as having had enough alcohol before or during the event. • Under no circumstances should anyone be coerced to drink alcohol. All drinking games, contests, or events that encourage excessive drinking are prohibited. The sponsoring organization is responsible for ensuring that all NSU policies and procedures are strictly obeyed. • It shall be at the discretion of the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs whether to make arrangements and pay for any security needs necessary based on the specifics of the event and the number of estimated attendees. • Violations of these guidelines during the event may result in the closing of the event. All individual violations will be referred to the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs for review. The university can take disciplinary actions as a result of violations of these guidelines.