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BOG Policy 18 – Alcoholic Beverages on the Campus

BOG Policy 18 – Alcoholic Beverages on the Campus
Effective:  June 3, 2011
  1. General.

    1. Scope. -- This rule establishes guidelines relating to the possession or sale of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages on the West Virginia University campuses.
    2. Authority. -- W. Va. Code § 18B-1-6
    3. Effective Date. -- June 3, 2011
  2. Purpose.

    1. It is not the purpose of this rule to promote or condone the possession or sale of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages on or in West Virginia University Board of Governors’ property or facilities but to regulate such possession or sale within strict guidelines.
  3. Requirements.

    1. The possession or sale of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages is prohibited on or in property or facilities (including student housing) of the West Virginia University Board of Governors except as hereafter provided:
      1. The possession or sale of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages on or in properly licensed premises;
      2. In dwellings located thereon and occupied as a family residence; or
      3. Where the serving or possession of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages is approved by the institutional president or the institutional president’s designee, on a case by case basis consistent with the following rules:
        1. Wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages will never be the primary reason for the gathering.
        2. The preponderance of those attending must be of legal drinking age.
        3. No person under the legal drinking age will be served.
        4. Alternative non-alcoholic beverages and food will be served.
        5. No person under the age of eighteen (18) will be allowed to serve wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages, and servers must be appropriately trained to adhere to all laws and regulations regarding the serving of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
        6. No state funds will be used to purchase wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.

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