NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION AMENDMENT
Date: February 12, 2008
REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Alcoholic Beverages 6C1-2.019
SUMMARY: The changes to this regulation will allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at the
Florida Museum of Natural History.
AUTHORITY: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003
COMMENTS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATION SHOULD BE
SUBMITTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE TO THE
CONTACT PERSON IDENTIFIED BELOW. The comments must identify the regulation
you are commenting on.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED REGULATION
IS: Rebecca J. Holt, Administrative Assistant, 123 Tigert Hall, Post Office Box 113125,
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, 352-392-1358 office, 352-392-4387 facsimile,
NAME OF PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED REGULATION: Janie Fouke,
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
6C1-2.019 University of Florida; Alcoholic Beverages.
(1) The sale of alcoholic beverage on the University campus, which for the purposes of
this regulationftie includes all properties under the control of the University of Florida and all
fraternity and sorority houses, shall be permitted only under the conditions set forth in this
(a) Functions at which alcoholic beverages are sold shall include any function at which
alcoholic beverages are served and for which an admission fee is charged, cups are sold, tickets
are sold, donations are collected by the individual or group or any of the members of the group
sponsoring the function, or cash or anything else of value is exchanged for alcoholic beverages.
(b) The sale of alcoholic beverages is permitted only in the following facilities: the
Orange and Brew in the J. Wayne Reitz Union (beer and wine only); other areas that are
designated for such use under the regulations set forth in the Reitz Union Policy Manual; the
University Golf Club; the Touchdown Terrace; the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing
Arts; the cafe at the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion of the Harn Museum of Art; the Florida
Museum of Natural History; and areas designated for such use by the Vice President of
Development and Alumni Affairs in Emerson Alumni Hall. The Director of the J. Wayne Reitz
Union or the Director's designee shall set the days, hours, and conditions of sale for the Orange
and Brew and for other designated areas in the Union. The Athletics Director or the Director's
designee shall set the days, hours, and conditions of sale for the University Golf Club and the
Touchdown Terrace. The Director of the Curtis M. Phillips Center shall set the days, hours, and
conditions of sale for the Curtis M. Phillips Center. The Director of the Samuel P. Ham
Museum of Art shall set the days, hours, and conditions of sale for the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin
Pavilion. The Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs shall set the days, hours, and
conditions of sale for Emerson Alumni Hall. The Director of the Florida Museum of Natural
History shall set the days, hours, and conditions of sale for the Florida Museum of Natural
(c) The only alcoholic beverages that may be possessed or consumed in any facility
listed above are those alcoholic beverages purchased in that respective facility, and the
purchased alcoholic beverages must be consumed within that respective facility.
(d) Whenever the management of any facility listed above conducts a reduced-price
alcoholic beverages promotional event or allows for a period of time in which the prices of
alcoholic beverages are reduced there shall be comparable reductions in the prices of non-
alcoholic beverages during such event or period of time.
(e) The management of any facility listed above shall not sponsor drinking games or
any other activities which encourage the rapid and/or excessive consumption of alcoholic
(f) The requisite permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages must be obtained from the
Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the State of Florida.
(2) The serving, consumption, and possession of alcoholic beverages shall be permitted
in the following areas of the University campus (which for purposes of this regulationfte
includes all properties under its control and all fraternity and sorority houses), except that in no
event shall alcoholic beverages be served, consumed, or possessed in any outdoor public area of
campus, classroom, laboratory, or office.
(a) Private rooms of individuals of legal drinking age residing in University housing
and in fraternity and sorority houses when such serving, consumption, or possession is not in
conjunction with a function held by a student group or other organization or group.
(b) Public meeting areas in University housing and in fraternity and sorority
houses, during a function held by a student groups) after registration of such function pursuant
to applicable residence hall or fraternity and sorority policies.
(c) Those areas of the J. Wayne Reitz Union that are designated for such use under the
regulations set out in the Reitz Union Policy Manual.
(d) The Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Baughman Center, and
the Friends of Music Room with the permission of, and under the conditions imposed by, the
Director of the Curtis M. Phillips Center.
(e) The Samuel P. Ham Museum of Art with the permission of and under the conditions
imposed by, the Director of the Samuel P. Har Museum of Art.
(f) The Florida Museum of Natural History with the permission of, and under the
conditions imposed by, the Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History.
(g) Emerson Alumni Hall and the University of Florida Foundation with the permission
of, and under the conditions imposed by, the Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs.
(h) Keene Center, Bruton-Geer Hall, Founders Gallery at the J. Hillis Miller Health
Center, Rare Books and Special Collections in Smathers Library (East), TREEO Center, and
University Gallery, with the permission of, and under the conditions imposed by, the President
or Provost or the President's or Provost's designee.
(i) University Golf Club, Touchdown Terrace, the Gator Room, Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium boxes, Bull Gator Level, Press Box Lounge, Champion Club Lounge, Suites Level 6
and Suites on Level 7, and the University Women's Club with the permission of, and under the
conditions imposed by, the Athletics Director.
(j) Austin Cary Memorial Forest with the permission of, and under the conditions
imposed by, the Director of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (1) and (2) of this regulationlte, the
President or President's designee is authorized to give written permission, under terms specified
with said permission, for the sale, service, consumption, or possession of alcoholic beverages at
other times and/or locations on the University of Florida campus, provided that in no event shall
alcoholic beverages be sold, served, consumed, or possessed in any outdoor public area of
campus, classroom, laboratory, or office. Permission shall not be granted for the sale, service,
consumption, or possession of alcoholic beverages at meetings, receptions, and other events held
during the University's normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and
shall be granted only in furtherance of University programs and in consonance with the
conditions of subsection (4) of this regulationfte. A current list of such permits can be obtained
from the Office of the President.
(4) Any person or group of persons holding a function at a location where consumption
of alcoholic beverages is permitted under the provisions of this regulationft-e, shall abide by the
following regulations in conducting the function:
(a) The person or groups) holding the function shall establish precautionary measures
at the function to ensure that alcoholic beverages are not served to persons under the legal
drinking age, to persons who appear intoxicated, or to persons known to be addicted to
(b) At the function, a person (or persons) over the legal drinking age must be designated
as the server(s). The server(s) shall not consume alcoholic beverages. All alcoholic beverages
to be served at the function must be located so that access to them can be had only through the
(c) Nonalcoholic beverages must be available at the same place as the alcoholic
beverages and featured as prominently as the alcoholic beverages. A sufficient amount of non-
salty, non-"snack" food must also be available.
(d) The only alcoholic beverages that may be possessed or consumed at the function are
those alcoholic beverages served at the function, and the alcoholic beverages must be consumed
within the designated area in which the function is being held.
(e) Drinking contests or any other activities which encourage the rapid and/or excessive
consumption of alcoholic beverages shall not be permitted at the function.
(f) Alcoholic beverages may not be served or consumed at any social event held in
conjunction with fraternity rush or other organized drive to recruit students on campus.
(g) Alcoholic beverages, such as kegs or cases of beer, shall not be provided as free
awards, prizes, or rewards to an individuals) or groupss.
(h) Additional guidelines for the serving and consumption of alcoholic beverages may
be established by the person or group holding the function.
(i) Any event which will have student attendance also requires the approval of the Dean
(j) The permission granting authority for any approved location will notify the
University Police Department of any function where alcoholic beverages are served. The
University Police Department will determine if a uniformed member of, or a substitute approved
by the Chief of Police of the University Police Department, must be present during the function.
In such cases, the University Police Department expense must be paid by the sponsoring group.
(k) All announcements) or advertisementss, including, but not limited to, flyer(s),
noticess, posterss, bannerss, tee-shirt(s), promotional items, and newspaper and radio
advertisementss, concerning the function shall note the availability of nonalcoholic beverages at
the function as prominently as the availability of alcoholic beverages and note that proper
identification is required in order to be served or sold alcoholic beverages, shall not make
reference to the amount of alcoholic beverages, as, for example, the number of kegs of beer,
available at the function, nor to any form of drinking contest, and shall not use images of kegs,
alcoholic beverage bottles or containers, or alcoholic beverage glasses. Such advertisements) or
announcements) should not portray the drinking of alcoholic beverages as a solution to personal
or academic problems or as necessary to social, sexual, personal or academic success.
(5) Any function sponsored by a student or a student group (or groups) at which
alcoholic beverages are sold or served may be held in those areas permitted under the provisions
of this regulationft-e only after prior written approval is obtained for such function from the
person with authority over the area as set forth in subsections (1), (2), and (3) of this regulation
fte and the Dean of Students or the Dean's designee. Such approved function shall be subject to
the regulations set out in this subsection, subsections (1), (2), (3), and (4) of this regulationlfte
as well as, if applicable, subsection (6) of this regulationft-e. In addition, student organization
functions open to the public must have the appropriate program permit from the Office of
Student Activities. Permission is obtained through the Program Planning Form, Form OSA-1,
Revised 2/02, incorporated herein by reference which can be obtained from the Office of Student
Activities Center, 300 J. Wayne Reitz Union, Gainesville, Florida. Functions open to the public
shall be defined as those functions to which the general public has been invited, through oral,
written, or printed announcementss, advertisementss, or invitationss.
(6) A person or groups) may sponsor an activity involving a commercial off-campus
distributor of alcoholic beverages (an entity manufacturing or selling alcoholic beverages at
wholesale) only under the following conditions:
(a) The group sponsoring the activity shall be responsible for all aspects of the activity,
including all publicity and advertising.
(b) Advertising and publicity must reflect sole sponsorship of the activity as being that
of the group. Any advertisements) or announcementss, including, but not limited to, flyer(s),
noticess, posterss, bannerss, tee-shirt(s), and radio and newspaper advertisementss,
concerning the event may reflect a commercial off-campus distributor's support, but must not
indicate or convey sponsorship by the distributor or by a specific brand of alcoholic beverages.
Such advertisements) or announcements) should not portray the drinking of alcoholic
beverages as a solution to personal or academic problems or as necessary to social, sexual,
personal or academic success.
(c) Promotion of certain brands of alcoholic beverages at the activity shall not be such
as to encourage any form of alcohol abuse nor place emphasis on quantity and frequency of use
of alcoholic beverages.
(d) Alcoholic beverages, such as kegs or cases of beer, shall not be provided as free
awards, prizes, or rewards to an individuals) or groupss.
(e) All elements of the activity sponsored are consistent with all provisions of this
(f) Any exception to the policy set forth in this subsection must be specifically
approved by the President and must result from conflicting contractual provisions in University
contracts with third parties concerning entertainment and sports events.
Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003 -1001.74(4) S.
Law Implemewted 1 001.71(6), (10), (19 A .
History--New 5-14-85, Formerly 6C1-2.19, Amended 7-11-94, 3-12-03, 6-3-03, 5-30-04