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ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINE

Sale or Service of Alcoholic Beverages

Guideline Contents

  • Responsible University Officer:
    Risk Manager
  • Primary Guideline Contact:
    Felissa Waynick, Risk Manager

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The 49er Shops and the California State University, Long Beach is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable venue for public, cultural, educational, entertainment, athletic, and social events. The purpose of this guideline is to further the commitment by setting forth policies and procedures to ensure alcoholic beverages are sold or served only in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The following events shall adhere to this guideline:

  1. Student Sponsored Event
  2. University Sponsored Event – On Campus
  3. Third Party Event with Facility Rental
  4. University Intercollegiate Athletics Event in University Owner/Operated Facilities
  5. University Sponsored Event – Off Campus

Events/Activities as outlined in #1-4 above will require approval through the 49er Shops Alcohol Beverage Clearance Form.

Events/Activities as outlined in #5 above or all other events/activities not specifically addressed will require University Sponsored Events Held Off Campus Alcohol Approval Request Form. Please see the approval request form in PROCEDURES.

GUIDELINE STATEMENT

The sale and service of alcoholic beverages must be conducted in accordance with all local and state laws, including the California Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and any regulations under the auspices of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. The consumption of alcoholic beverages at ABC licensed locations does not require additional approval. Consumption outside of these licensed campus facilities requires approval through the Alcohol Beverage Clearance Form approval process. The Alcohol Sale and Service Policy is located on the 49er Shops website.

Please contact Clint Campbell at the 49er Shops if you have any questions.

PROCEDURES

For events/activities as outlined in #1-4 above, the procedures for The Sale or Service of Alcoholic Beverages (PDF) on the 49er Shops website.

For events/activities as outlined in #5 above or all other events/activities not specifically addressed on this guideline will require University Sponsored Events Held Off Campus Alcohol Approval Request Form and if approved the purchase of insurance will be required. The University Sponsored Events Held Off Campus Alcohol Approval Request Form is located under FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS.

Upon completion of the form with a signature from the Requestor and Level 3 approver, forward to Risk Management (riskmanagement@csulb.edu) for review and final approval from DAF Administration.

If your event involves fundraising, follow the CSULB 49er Foundation Business Unit Policies and Guidelines (LB49R), Section VI. Fundraising Events. (PDF)

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS

The Alcohol Sale and Service Policy (PDF) is located on the 49er Shops website  

The Procedures for the Sale or Service of Alcoholic Beverages (PDF) for events/activities as outlined in #1-4 above, is located on the 49er Shops website.

The Alcoholic Beverage Clearance Request Form (PDF) for event/activities as outlined in #1-4 above, is located on the 49er Shops website.

For events/activities as outlined in #5 above or all other events/activities not specifically addressed on this guideline will require University Sponsored Events Held Off Campus Alcohol Approval Request Form. The University Sponsored Events Held Off Campus Alcohol Approval Request Form is located here: Alcohol Approval Request Form. (PDF)

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

Subject Contact Phone Email
Policy Content Risk Manager (562) 985-2396 felissa.waynick@csulb.edu
Subject Matter Expert 49er Shops (562) 985-8948 clint.campbelll@csulb.edu

APPENDICES AND RELATED INFORMATION

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Related Chancellor’s Office Policies:

Other Related Information:

FAQ

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HISTORY

Issue Date: January 1, 2001

Last Review Date: August 2018

Amended Date: August 2018

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