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Student Events with Alcohol

Events that include serving alcohol must be approved. Student Organizations are expected to abide by the Student Alcohol Policy when planning an event in which alcohol will be served.  In addition, students should review the Responsible Hosting Guidelines and Strategies.  For your convenience, the following resources have been provided to help you navigate the policies and guidelines associated with hosting an event with alcohol:

Policy and Guidelines Highlights

Quick Reference Guide

Alcohol Policy FAQs


Alcohol Approval for Events

An Alcohol Approval Form must be submitted for any student event in which alcohol will be served.  If the event is specific to your college, you may submit it to your dean's office for approval.  If the event is university-wide, approval must be given from the Executive Director of Student Programs and Student Diversity. 


Guidelies for Hosting Environmentally Friendly Events

Additionally, as a part of MUSC’s commitment to creating a sustainable educational environment, information and guidelines are included to assist with planning and hosting events with recycling and other sustainability efforts in mind.  Please use the following resources to improve the university's sustainability efforts through your event.

Additional Questions

The Student Programs and Student Diversity staff works to tirelessly provide you with the support, guidance, and leadership needed to host the most successful events possible. After reviewing the information in this packet, please call us at 843-792-2693 if you have any questions or need assistance.

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