ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, GUIDELINES FOR SERVICE
Date: September 1997--Rev (7)
(Original, April 1980)
Authority: UWM Administration
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee to ensure adequate
controls over the use of alcoholic beverages on the UWM Campus. The university
will not tolerate the illegal use of alcoholic beverages on campus. The purpose
of the policy is to discourage the abuse of alcohol and to promote responsible
behavior within the campus community.
- The use or possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on all university
lands, except in units specifically designated by the chancellor. Within areas
so designated, the consumption of alcohol may occur at suitable times and
under decorous conditions in conference, meetings or dining facilities.
- Age eligibility checking is required whenever alcoholic beverages are served
on campus. Normally, alcoholic beverages should be served from a location
that is separated from those areas that are accessible to underage persons.
- Providers must deny service to those individuals who appear to be drinking
- Non-alcoholic beverages, food, and/or snacks must be available at all events
and in Dining Service units when alcohol is served.
- Alcoholic beverages, or certificates for the same, may not be provided as
awards, prizes or promotions.
- UWM Dining Services is responsible for all sales of alcoholic beverages
at UWM except those at the Hefter Center and the downtown campus, which may
be handled by the DOCEx food and beverage contractor.
- Alcoholic beverages may be served in designated Dining Service units and
in certain campus areas that must be reserved in advance. Those campus areas
are the UWM Alumni House, Chancellor's Residence, Chapman Hall, Fine Arts
Gallery, Golda Meir Library Conference Center, American Geographical Society
Collection Room, Greene Hall, Edith S. Hefter Conference Center, Purin Hall,
Sandburg Complex and the UWM Union. These locations are subject to yearly
review by the secretary of the university and the assistant chancellor for
Student residents who are of legal drinking age may possess or consume alcoholic
beverages in student rooms in the residence halls. (Refer to Rules and Regulations
in the Residence Halls Contract).
- Other campus areas may be designated on a per-event basis provided they
have been approved by the appropriate deans or division heads* in space allotted
to their units. The approving authority will assume direct responsibility
for the event and for ensuring that it is held under decorous conditions,
and that the staff who are involved are aware of and are following the above
guidelines. The chancellor's office shall be notified at least a week prior
to the event that such authorization has been given.
- Exceptions to this policy may be granted only by the chancellor.
* The chief executive officers of the eleven schools and colleges and of the
divisions of academic
affairs, administrative affairs, students affairs, and university relations.