The Alcohol Events Policy provides guidelines for the UNLV community, guests, and visitors conducting events involving alcohol, whether in university facilities, on the university premises, or at off-campus locations when the event is authorized, sponsored, or in other means affiliated with the university.

Alcohol purchased for events, donor relations, and guests are allowed.

  • Must follow Alcohol Events Policy guidelines.
  • Storage, possession, and use of alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the university campus or other university property unless prior application has been made and approval has been granted by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  • Alcohol purchases for events are processed via a requisition (REQ) through Purchasing and paid with a Supplier Invoice Request (SIR).
  • Employee reimbursements are processed via an Expense Report.
    • If in travel status, include travel costs.
  • Please see the Hosting Policy for additional information.


Excluded are events occurring within the curriculum of the Harrah College of Hospitality.