Policy Number: 
23

CONCORD UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Operational Policy and Procedure
Policy No. 23
Policy on Alcoholic Beverages on the Concord University Campus
Passage Date: April 19, 2006
Effective Date: May 8, 2006
 
Section 1         GENERAL
1.1.      Scope – This policy establishes guidelines relating to the possession or use of alcoholic beverages on the campus.
Section 2         PURPOSE
2.1.     It is not the purpose of this rule to promote or condone the possession or use of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages on Concord University property, or inside its’ facilities, but to regulate such possession or use within strict guidelines.
Section 3         CONCORD UNIVERSITY PUBLIC BUILDINGS (INCLUDING CARTER CENTER)
3.1.      The possession or use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on public property, or inside public facilities of Concord University except as hereafter provided:
3.1.2.   Where the serving of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages is approved by the President or his/her designee, on a case by case basis consistent with the following rules:
3.1.3.a. Wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages will never be the primary reason for the gathering.
3.1.3.b. The majority of those attending the event must be of legal drinking age.
3.1.3.c. No person under the legal drinking age of 21 will be served.
3.1.3.d. Alternative non-alcoholic beverages and food will be served.
3.1.3.e. No person under the age of twenty-one (21) will be permitted to serve wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages, and servers must be appropriately trained to adhere to all state laws and regulations regarding the serving of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
3.1.3.f. No state funds will be used to purchase wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
Section 4         CONCORD UNIVERSITY AUXILIARY BUILDINGS
4.1       A residential student who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and who has a roommate over the age of twenty-one (21) may possess and consume beer only in his/her own residence hall room with the door closed. No resident should have more than seventy-two (72) fluid ounces of beer in their possession while in a residence hall room. In addition, the beer must conform to the definition contained in West Virginia Law.
4.2       Beer is to be conveyed to the room/apartment in sealed individual containers only, and carried in packaging that conceals the contents.
4.3       A resident who is over the age of twenty-one (21) years old may not provide alcohol to another person who is under the age of twenty-one (21).
Section 5         PROHIBITIONS
5.1.      The selling of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages during athletic events shall be prohibited.
Section 6         EXCEPTION RULE
6.1       The possession or use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on public property or inside public facilities of the institution, except:
6.2. a. In dwellings located thereon and occupied as a family residence.
6.2. b. The sale of non-intoxicating beer may be permitted, consistent with law, on Concord University campus if, when, and in a manner authorized by the President of the institution.

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