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CAMPUS REGULATIONS VIII - XIV

CSULB Regulations for Campus Activities, Student Organizations & the University Community

Information tables, pre-packaged food sales, food sales and other fundraising by recognized student, faculty or staff organizations shall be permitted on campus subject to regulations by the university president as to time, place and manner and the California Health and Safety Code. Further, the proposed activity must aid achievement of the educational objectives of the campus (ref. Title 5, Section 43250.1). Information tables, pre-packaged food sales, food sales and other fundraising in violation of established campus directives and the Health and Safety Code are prohibited and subject to termination and/or restrictions placed on the organization or persons involved.

INFORMATION TABLES:

TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (maximum of 4-hour blocks of time)

PLACE: (1) The College of Business Administration East Courtyard; (2) the University Library Patio, immediately east of the main entrance; (3) the International Crossroads Sign, designated area immediately east of Kinesiology; (4) the Family and Consumer Sciences Building, designated area west of the main entrance; (5) the 49er Statue Courtyard, designated area directly in front of, or behind, the 49er Statue (across from LA5); (6) the Multicultural Center, directly in front of the brick wall; and (7) the Psychology Building Quad.

MANNER: Disseminating information about a campus organization and its activities, which does not interfere with classes in session or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic, is permitted.

PRE-PACKAGED FOOD SALES :

Food sales are for the sale of pre-packaged foods and baked goods not requiring refrigeration or heating. Items such as packaged candy, fresh fruit, and canned soft drink products are also approved with the exception of items that are in violation of any university contracts. Preparation or storage of food in private homes is not permissible.

TIME:Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (maximum of 4-hour blocks of time)

PLACE: (1) The College of Business Administration East Courtyard; (2) the University Library Patio, immediately east of the main entrance; (3) the International Crossroads Sign, designated area immediately east of Kinesiology; (4) the Family and Consumer Sciences Building, designated area west of the main entrance; (5) the 49er Statue Courtyard, designated area directly in front of, or behind, the 49er Statue (across from LA5); (6) the Multicultural Center, directly in front of the brick wall; and (7) the Psychology Building Quad.

MANNER: Group One Foods are the only approved bake sale items. These are pre-packaged foods and baked goods not requiring refrigeration or heating. Items such as packaged candy or chips, uncut fresh fruit and canned soft drinks are also approved. Preparation or storage of food in private homes is not permissible. For the protection of the health and safety of the campus community and guests, the sale and distribution of food as covered under this regulation will be carried out in compliance with the City of Long Beach Health Department, Bureau of Environmental Health, whose personnel may inspect campus food sales at any time. Events in this category may occur no more than three (3) days in a 90-day period for each group or organization.

FOOD SALES:

Food sales are for foods requiring heating or refrigeration, such as hamburgers, hot dogs and tacos. Preparation or storage of food in private homes is not permissible.

1. Group Two Foods
Group Two Foods are those requiring heating or refrigeration. These perishable foods are capable of supporting rapid growth of micro-organisms, which can cause severe illness. Care must be given to the storage, preparation and serving of these foods. Group Two Foods usually approved are hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos and the like. The distribution (selling or giving) of these foods must be limited to group or organization members and their guests.
Distribution of Group Two Foods to the general student body or to the general campus community, including visitors-at-large, is permitted only as follows: A minimum of one student per organization must complete and pass the City of Long Beach Health Department workshop, offered through the Office of Student Life and Development, to provide Group Two Foods. The student(s) who successfully completes the workshop must be in attendance for the entire event during which the food is made available. Foods prepared by one of the campus food services for student organization distribution or sale may also be approved. Successful completion of the City of Long Beach Health Department workshop is valid for one academic year, July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. The maximum serving time for any Group Two Food is four (4) hours. Guidelines and Procedures for Hot Food Preparation and Serving and the necessary approvals are available in the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215.

2. Group Three Foods

Group Three Foods are those packaged or requiring heating or refrigeration but which are to be distributed or sold over a period not to exceed four (4) hours. In addition, it is often requested that these foods be distributed with other foods, possibly as a part of a major campus event such as Homecoming. These special event food sales may require a Temporary Food Facilities Permit, which includes compliance with temporary food-stand specifications from the City of Long Beach Health Department. Contact the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215, for more information.

TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (maximum of 4-hour blocks of time)

PLACE: Southwest Terrace, University Student Union

MANNER: Only Group Two and Group Three Foods, which do not interfere with classes in session or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic, are allowed. Events in this category may occur no more than three (3) days in a 90-day period for each group or organization.

OTHER FUNDRAISING :

TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (maximum of 4-hour blocks of time)

PLACE: (1) The College of Business Administration East Courtyard; (2) the University Library Patio, immediately east of the main entrance; (3) the International Crossroads Sign, designated area immediately east of Kinesiology; (4) the Family and Consumer Sciences Building, designated area west of the main entrance; (5) the 49er Statue Courtyard, designated area directly in front of, or behind, the 49er Statue (across from LA5); (6) the Multicultural Center, directly in front of the brick wall, and (7) the Psychology Building Quad.

MANNER: Occasional sales, which do not interfere with classes in session or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic, are allowed with the following provisions:

  1. There will be no sale of publications available in the University Bookstore without permission from the University Bookstore director;
  2. Organizations may not sell products if such sales would violate any university-approved contracts with vendors.;
  3. Sales will be conducted by members of the recognized organization that received approval for the activity;
  4. Events in this category may occur no more than three (3) days in a 90-day period for each group or organization. Please refer to Campus Regulation IX, Use of State University Buildings and Grounds for additional information regarding commercial and non-commercial transactions.

USE OF TABLES:

  1. At least one student representative of the sponsoring organization must staff the table at all times. In addition, a sign or banner identifying the sponsoring organization must be displayed.
  2. Only one table, two chairs and table top displays may be used in these locations: (1) the Psychology Quad; (2) the Multicultural Center, directly in front of the brick wall; (3) the University Library Patio, and (4) Family and Consumer Sciences Building, designated area west of the main entrance. No booths or canopies are permitted in these areas.
  3. At information tables and pre-packaged food sales taking place in the College of Business Administration East Courtyard or next to the International Crossroads Sign, designated area immediately east of Kinesiology, displays are limited to 6 x 6 feet and a booth or canopy limited to 10 x 10 feet may be permitted.
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This regulation is issued by the university president, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 42350-42354 and E.O. 669, and concerns the use of university buildings and grounds for purposes of commercial transactions and commercial solicitation, non-commercial solicitation, the distribution of handbills and circulars, and public meetings, performances, rallies and similar events at CSULB. It applies to students, student organizations, faculty, faculty organizations, staff, staff organizations, campus-affiliated organizations and other off-campus groups or persons while on campus grounds, including commercial vendors or solicitors.
The primary objective of the policy is to provide an educational environment of order, tranquility, cleanliness and safety. Cooperation and adherence with this policy will assist in maintaining a campus that will be attractive and pleasant for students, faculty, staff and visitors to the campus.

AUTHORITY. Campus policies and regulations are adopted pursuant to the authority of the university president, who is responsible for the general welfare of the campus over which she presides (Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Section 42402).

VIOLATIONS. Violations of this policy constitute a violation of an order of the university president, CSULB and applicable statutes and regulations. Policy violations may result in removal of the offending party or parties from the campus as well as possible loss of further use of campus facilities and grounds and personal liability for any cost incurred by the campus due to the improper use (California Education Code Section 89031).

DEFINITIONS. As used in this regulation, the following definitions apply:

  1. “Solicitation” means to request or endeavor to persuade or obtain by asking, but does not include “commercial solicitation.”
  2. “Commercial solicitation” means any direct and personal communication in the course of a trade or business reasonably intended to result in a sale.
  3. “Commercial transaction” means selling or purchasing or both selling and purchasing by any person in the course of employment in, or in the carrying on of, a trade or business.
  4. “Sale,” “selling” or “purchasing” means an activity creating an obligation to transfer property or services for a valuable consideration.
  5. “Private sale” means occasional selling between persons who are campus students or employees.
  6. “University president” means those persons referred to as “Campus President” in Title 5, Section 42355 and includes their designees
  1. USE OF UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS, FACILITIES OR GROUNDS

    The use of campus buildings, facilities or grounds for purposes of solicitation, commercial solicitation or transactions, the distribution of handbills and circulars, and public meetings, performances, rallies and similar events is contingent upon the agreement of those engaging in such activities to assume responsibility for observing the following university policies:

    1. The activities must be conducted in an orderly and lawful manner;
    2. The activities must not unreasonably interfere with the instructional program or operation of the campus;
    3. The activities must conform with the time, place and manner restrictions established by this policy;
    4. The activities must be conducted in conformance with all applicable federal, state and university laws, policies and regulations;
    5. Prior written authorization must be obtained for the display of commercial advertising.
  2. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION

    1. Commercial transactions and the display of property or services for sale on campus are prohibited unless proper written authorization has been obtained from the university president or designee. Persons or organizations wishing to engage in commercial transactions or to display goods or services for sale on campus grounds may be granted permission to do so if the proposed activity aids achievement of the educational objectives of the campus and is conducted in accordance with the time, place and manner regulations established below, unless such commercial transactions would be in violation of law. Private sales are excluded from this section.

    2. Commercial solicitation on a campus is prohibited unless prior written authorization has been obtained from the university president or designee. Persons wishing to engage in commercial solicitation on campus grounds may be granted permission if the proposed activity is conducted in accordance with the time, place and manner regulations established below, unless such solicitation would be in violation of law. For clarification contact the Office of the Associate Vice President/ Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670.

      TIME: Monday through Friday, during operating hours designated by the University Bookstore and the USU.

      PLACE: (1) East of the University Bookstore/Dining Plaza, in areas so designated; and (2) University Student Union, in areas so designated.

      MANNER: Commercial transactions and commercial solicitation must be conducted in a manner that does not unreasonably interfere with classes or other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic and must be carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise, and without provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area.

      PERMIT: For approval to engage in commercial transactions or commercial solicitation on campus grounds and the issuance of the requisite permit: for the University Student Union, contact the USU Conference and Events Center, USU-221, (562) 985-5205; for the University Bookstore, contact the reception desk, (562) 985-5093. The permit must be displayed at all times at the approved vendor site.

      REFERENCE: Education Code, Sections 66600, 89030, 89031 and 89035. California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42350.1, 42350.6 and 42351.
      Marketers of student credit cards are prohibited from offering gifts to students for their filling out credit card applications (California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42350.6).

  3. NON-COMMERCIAL SOLICITATION

    1. Persons or organizations wishing to engage in non-commercial solicitation on campus may do so subject to the time, place and manner regulations established below. Soliciting in violation of established campus directives and necessary written approvals is prohibited.
      CSULB students, faculty and staff are permitted to engage in non-commercial solicitation without a permit for purpose of a) promoting a CSULB program or service or b) promoting a campus event that has been approved in accordance with CSULB scheduling policies.

      TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Solicitor permits must be obtained during normal business hours, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

      PLACE: Solicitation may take place on campus with the following exceptions: campus parking lots; the second-floor, exterior west walkway of the University Student Union from the entrance nearest Brotman Hall up to and including the escalator; vendor areas and walkways immediately adjacent to the Forty-Niner Shops Bookstore/Dining Plaza; the walkway between Psychology and FO-3 up to and including the Liberal Arts corridor between LA-1 and LA-5; the University Library; and the student residence halls. In addition, solicitors may not be within 50 feet of any university building in which instruction, other educational activities or administrative business is being conducted.

      MANNER: Solicitation must be conducted in a manner that does not interfere with classes and other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic and which is carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise, and without undue provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area.

      PERMIT: For the issuance of the requisite permit for non-commercial solicitation on campus grounds of CSULB, contact the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215 (562) 985-4181.

      REFERENCE: Education Code, Sections 66600, 89030, 89031 and 89035. California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42350.5.

    2. Off-campus tables and chairs are not permitted. However, solicitors may check out one table and two chairs for use during normal business hours, if such equipment is desired and available, from the Office of Student Life and Development. Such equipment is for use in the following designated locations:
      1. College of Business Administration East Courtyard
      2. International Crossroads Sign, designated area immediately east of
        Kinesiology.

        In addition to the university equipment, one display limited to 6 x 6 feet and one booth or canopy limited to 10 x 10 feet are permitted.
    3. Solicitation for monetary donations will be carried out in the same manner as commercial solicitation (see above, Regulation IX, Section B. 2.). Exceptions may be considered by an appeals committee convened by the associate vice president/dean of students.
  4. SELLING OF PUBLISHED MATERIALS

    1. Except in the case of private sales and commercial transactions, the selling or displaying for sale of any books, newspapers, pamphlets and other published materials shall be permitted on campus provided:
      1. Such published materials are not available for sale at the University Bookstore;
      2. The selling or display of such published materials is conducted in compliance with the time, place and manner regulations established;
      3. The selling of such published materials is conducted by recognized student, faculty or staff organizations;
      4. The published materials displayed or offered for sale are not in violation of the provisions of Chapter 7.5, Title 9, Part I (commencing with Section 311) of the Penal Code (relating to the sale and distribution of obscene matter), or of Chapter 6, Title 3 (commencing with Section 66400) of the Education Code (relating to the preparation, sale and distribution of term papers, theses and other materials to be submitted for academic credit).
    2. Selling or displaying for sale of published materials in violation of the above subsections is prohibited.

      TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      PLACE: The sale or display for sale of published materials must be conducted in a manner that does not unreasonably interfere with classes and other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, and must be carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise, and without undue provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area.

      MANNER: The sale or display for sale of published materials must be conducted in a manner that does not unreasonably interfere with classes and other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, and must be carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise, and without undue provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area.

      REFERENCE: California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42351

  5. USE OF TABLES

    The use of tables on campus for distribution of handbills and circulars and for the sale and distribution of books, newspapers, magazines, pamphlets and similar materials not available in the University Bookstore and not in violation of the California Penal Code is permitted by recognized student, faculty or staff organizations. An organization representative must:

    1. Complete the Program and Regulation Clearance process available to students by contacting the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215, (562) 985-4181, or available to faculty and staff at the USU Conference and Events Center, USU-221, (562) 985-5205;
    2. Ensure all signs and posters at the tables are in compliance with the regulations provided in Regulation VI, Campus Publicity and Posting;
    3. Ensure that any display associated with the table does not create a safety hazard or obstruct the sidewalk


      TIME:
      Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      PLACE: At designated areas for Group One Food sales (Regulation VIII, “Food Sales”) and at the designated site near the Multicultural Center.

      MANNER: Solicitation, distribution and sales of items at tables are permitted which do not interfere with classes in session or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic and which are carried out without voice amplification or other loud noise, and without undue provocation, harassment or undue disturbance of persons in the area.

      REFERENCE: California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42351. Education Code, Sections 66600, 89030, 89031 and 89035.

  6. HANDBILLS AND CIRCULARS

    1. No person or persons shall deposit or distribute advertising handbills or circulars which contain false, misleading or illegal advertising at the university.
    2. No person or persons may litter by throwing or placing advertising handbills or circulars on the grounds, benches and other non-display areas of the university.
    3. The distribution of written or printed matter is permitted on campus grounds subject to the time, place and manner regulations established below. Distribution of written or printed matter in violation of established campus directives is prohibited.

      TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Permits must be obtained prior to 5 p.m.

      PLACE: Anywhere on campus except for the prohibited locations listed in Regulation IX, section C, “Non-Commercial Solicitation.”

      MANNER: Distribution must be conducted that does not interfere with classes and other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic and must be carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise, and without undue provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area.

      PERMIT: For the issuance of the requisite permit, contact the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215 (562) 985-4181.

      REFERENCE: California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42352. Education Code, Sections 66600, 89030, 89031 and 89035.

  7. PUBLIC MEETINGS, PERFORMANCES, RALLIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

    1. The university president may permit the use of campus buildings and grounds for public meetings, performances, rallies and similar events held in accordance with the time, place and manner regulations established below. Any such event occurring on campus in violation of these established campus directives regarding time, place and manner is prohibited.
    2. For clarification, contact the Office of the Associate Vice President/ Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670.

      TIME: Varies by venue.

      PLACE: Restricted to the immediate geographic location approved for the event.

      MANNER: Events must be conducted in a manner that does not interfere with classes and other normal university functions and other scheduled meetings or educational programs, and does not interfere with vehicle or pedestrian traffic, and must be carried out without voice amplification or other unduly loud noise and without undue provocation, harassment or disturbance of persons in the area (see Regulation XV).

      PERMIT: For approval to use campus buildings and grounds for public meetings, performances, rallies and similar events, students must contact the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215, (562) 985-4181. Academic or administrative departments wishing to use the University Student Union, Soroptimist House or Speakers’ Platform must contact the Event Services Office, BH-320, (562) 985-5578.

      REFERENCE: Education Code, Sections 66600, 89030, 89031 and 89035. California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 42353.

  8. DISPLAYS AND BOOTH

    Outdoor displays and booths are subject to review for safety considerations. Dimensions are limited to 6 x 6 feet displays or 10 x 10 feet for booths.

  9. POSTING OF SIGNS

    1. All posting on the campus, use of general announcement boards, banners, stakes and bulletin boards is governed by the authority of the university president. See Regulation VI in this publication.
    2. All publicity is limited to the interior of the campus. Posters may not be placed on the Bellflower, 7th Street, Palo Verde or Atherton boundaries of the campus.
  10. USE OF UNIVERSITY FACILITIES FOR FUNDRAISING EVENTS

    1. Recognized student, faculty, staff or affiliate organizations may be granted use of the university facilities for functions at which admission is charged or donations solicited, when facilities are available, and providing they observe university policies and regulations.
    2. The Program and Regulation Clearance process and/or University Lease Agreement form, depending on the status of the event sponsor, must be completed and filed prior to the event. This process or form is required if any university building or facility is used for a function for which admission is charged, funds are solicited, donations are accepted or charge is made for goods or services.
    3. The associate vice president for financial management may authorize the use of university facilities by recognized faculty or staff organizations to raise funds by entering into a Facilities Use Agreement and payment of applicable fees. For recognized student organization fundraisers, contact the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215, (562) 985-4181.
  11. VENDING MACHINES FOR PUBLICATIONS

    The University administration and ASI seek to provide ecological and safety standards for the distribution of newspapers on this campus. Newspaper and magazine vendors may be permitted vending machines in designated campus locations.
    Depending on the location desired, requests for vending machine space must be obtained and approved by the director of the Forty-Niner Shops Bookstore, (562) 985-4003 or the assistant director, commercial business operations, SRWC, (562) 985-7869. Vending machines left on campus without approval will be removed and may be picked up at the Facilities Management Building, (562) 985-4871.

  12. VOTER REGISTRATION

    1. The university encourages voter registration access on campus as per California Election Code Section 302. When sponsored by the university or ASI, voter registration must provide students free access to register for his/her choice of party and may not advertise or promote an individual or party.

      TIME: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Permits must be obtained during normal business hours, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

      PLACE: CSULB student, faculty or staff organizations conducting voter registration may use tables at the designated Group One Food sale locations (see Regulation VIII in this publication). Off-campus individuals may conduct voter registration in compliance with Regulation IX, Section C, if not using a table, or by renting a table from the University Student Union or University Bookstore (see Regulation IX, Section B).

      MANNER: Voter registration is permitted which does not interfere with classes and other normal university functions or obstruct the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic and which is carried out without voice amplification or other loud noise and without undue provocation, harassment or undue disturbance of persons in the area.

    2. In addition to the above, which is intended for voter registration, space may also be provided for campus-recognized clubs and organizations for political programming activities to include speakers and rallies and the distribution of election materials (see Regulation V, Scheduling).
  13. SPEAKERS’ PLATFORM

    The Speakers’ Platform is located on the east side of the Forty-Niner Bookstore vendor pavilion. The Speakers’ Platform is available for scheduling (see Regulation V for scheduling and Regulation X for amplification at the Speakers’ Platform).

  14. CLARIFICATION AND EXCEPTIONS

    For clarification of Regulation IX and consideration of exceptions for recognized student organization fundraisers, contact the Office of the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670.
    For exceptions to other policies restricting commercial activity, contact the Office of the Associate Vice President, Financial Management, University Facilities Use Coordinator, BH-346, (562) 985-8574.

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Sound amplification equipment used on campus is restricted to that provided by ASI or by the university. Any group wanting to use its own sound amplification system must receive permission. Equipment to be used in the USU and Soroptimist House may be requested at the USU Conference and Events Center, USU-221, up to three working days in advance of the scheduled meeting. Requests for amplification require approval by the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215. The maximum allowable noise level is 100 decibels. Pursuant to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5097, this level represents the maximum permissible noise exposure.

  1. AMPLIFICATION

    TIME: Monday through Friday, Noon to 1 p.m.

    PLACE: Southwest Terrace, South Plaza (no more than two reservations in one week), Soroptimist House patio, University Student Union pool. Amplification is not allowed simultaneously at the Southwest Terrace and South Plaza.

    MANNER: Musical performances with amplification must be used in a manner that is conducive to, and will not disturb, the academic environment. Amplification above 100 decibels will not be permitted for musical performances.

  2. TIME: Monday through Friday, Noon to 1 p.m.

    PLACE: Speakers’ Platform, east side of the Forty-Niner Bookstore vendor pavilion, for speakers only.

    MANNER: Amplified speech must be used in a manner that is conducive to, and will not disturb, the academic environment. No amplification of music is allowed.

Exceptions to amplification policies require approval of the director, Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215 or the Office of the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670.

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  1. Alcoholic beverages generally may not be consumed on campus except at pre-approved sponsored events. Event planners for student-sponsored events must obtain approval from the Office of the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670, University Police, UP Building, (562) 985-4101 and the director of Dining Services for the Forty-Niner Shops or his/her designee, (562) 985-4262. Event planners for non-student sponsored events must obtain approval from University Police, UP Building, (562) 985-4101, and the director of Dining Services for the Forty-Niner Shops or his/her designee, (562) 985-4262.
  2. In accordance with CSU Executive Order 966, the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in conjunction with any athletic event held in university-owned facilities.
  3. Alcoholic beverages may only be consumed on university premises that have been licensed by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control or on other university premises at “approved group sponsored events.” Sponsors of such events must obtain prior written approval. Approval normally will be limited to events in such areas as the University Student Union, the Soroptimist House, the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, The Pointe and Ukleja Room in the Walter Pyramid, the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, the Nugget or the Chartroom.
  4. Fraternities and sororities must also adhere to policy on alcoholic beverages included in the Code of Conduct, which is distributed to all Greek letter organizations and is available in the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215.
  5. All of the following conditions shall prevail with respect to “approved group sponsored events”:
    1. Attendance shall be limited to members of the sponsoring group and their invited personal guests;
    2. The event shall not be advertised or held out to the public or the university community as an event where alcoholic beverages will be served;
    3. The chair of the event and the sponsoring organization and officers are responsible for compliance with applicable state and municipal laws and regulations, and the California State University’s system policies. Neither persons under 21-years-of-age, nor persons obviously intoxicated shall be furnished, served or given an alcoholic beverage (reference: California Business and Professional Code 25658);
    4. Any person under the age of 21 who presents or offers false or fraudulent identification for the purpose of obtaining alcoholic beverages is guilty of a misdemeanor (California Business and Professional Code 25661). Any person under the age of 21 who purchases or consumes alcoholic beverages is guilty of a misdemeanor (California Business and Professional Code 25658);
    5. There shall be no sale or serving of alcoholic beverages except pursuant to a valid license or permit issued by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to the Forty-Niner Shops, Inc., or their designated contractor. “Sale” means to exchange any consideration for alcoholic beverage. “Sale” also includes an “admission charge” to an event where alcoholic beverages are served exclusively to those who pay the charge. “Consideration” includes money, tickets, tokens or chits, which have been issued in exchange for money or anything else of value (California Business and Professional Code 23025);
    6. The use of donated alcoholic beverages must be approved by the director of Dining Services for the Forty-Niner Shops or his/her designee prior to the event. All requests for service of donated beverages must include a letter from the donor. Donated alcoholic beverages may only be provided by a licensed wholesale distributor and may not be from an individual person or group. All donated beverages and the donation letter from the licensed wholesaler which states the reason for the donation must be delivered to Beach Catering Office, (562) 985-4039, a minimum of 72 hours prior to the event;
    7. A corkage fee will be charged for any champagne, wine or bottled beer brought to an approved event. Keg beer is not available to student organizations;
    8. Sale or service of alcoholic beverages may not begin before 11 a.m.;
    9. Non-alcoholic beverages shall be available at all times when alcoholic beverages are served. Should the availability of non-alcoholic beverages end before the designated service time expires, the service of alcoholic beverages will also terminate;
    10. The sponsoring organization’s event planner who serves as host will assist with enforcing these regulations.

ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS

  1. DAMAGE

    Any damage to individuals or California state property inside or outside the building during or following the event is the responsibility of the host, who may be billed for the damages. Any property damage is cause for immediate closing of the event.

  2. FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS

    State-owned and auxiliary-owned furniture and furnishings must remain in the building. Any furniture that is to be moved must be moved by the appropriate state or auxiliary personnel, or with their permission, and be returned to the original location at the conclusion of the event.

  3. CLOSING PROCEDURES

    Closing down means: (1) no further serving of refreshments; (2) reducing amplification; and (3) admitting no additional guests. The host requests invited guests to begin leaving prior to closure time as to avoid an abrupt and crowded exiting. Other events closings are by mutual agreement between the University Police and the Forty-Niner Shops.

  4. HOST’S RESPONSIBILITY

    The host(s) is essentially responsible for the enforcement of all rules and regulations pertaining to the event while the event is in progress. Should an event become threatening to persons or property, the following actions should be used, as listed in the order of preference:

    1. Host Closing: When the event host or university staff decides the event should end, the event chair has primary responsibility for closing the event.
    2. University Staff Closing: When university staff determines that the event must be closed, but the host is unwilling or unable, the staff member will close the event by advising the guests they must leave.
    3. University Police Closing: When the university staff member determines that the staff cannot, or it would not be prudent to attempt to, close the party alone, the staff member should call University Police for assistance. Once University Police arrives, officers are in charge of closing the event, and the staff member’s role is to explain the circumstances and be supportive to University Police.
  5. ADDITIONAL SECURITY

    If the university determines that security is needed for the event, the sponsoring persons or group must make arrangements with University Police for additional security prior to alcohol being served. The sponsoring persons or groups are responsible for costs associated with providing additional security.

  6. CITATIONS

    Where indicated by law, University Police shall seek identification and issue an immediate campus disciplinary citation, and/or other appropriate citation, to anyone drinking in open areas on campus that are not in an authorized area for an approved, sponsored event.

  7. RESIDENCE HALLS

    Possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in and around the residence halls. The residence halls are governed by policies and procedures stated in the annual Residence Hall Calendar and Handbook.

  8. MISUSE OF ALCOHOL

    Misuse of alcohol may result in drunkenness and disturbance and/or the commission of a crime, which often results in injury to oneself or others or damage to property. CSULB will not tolerate such behavior and will hold students, sponsors and organizations responsible when conduct standards are violated.

PROCEDURES

  1. Colleges, departments, student organizations, organizations of faculty or staff and off-campus groups or individuals reserving campus facilities may request permission to hold an “approved group-sponsored event” at which beer or wine is served by submitting a Beer and Wine Clearance Request Form at least seven (7) school days prior to the proposed event.
    1. The form for events sponsored by non-students is available from Forty- Niner Shops Beach Catering Services, (562) 985-4262. The completed form is submitted for approval to the captain, University Police, and then to the director of Dining Services.
    2. The form for student organization-sponsored events is available from the Office of the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, USU-219. The completed form is submitted for approval to the dean/assistant dean of students, then to the captain, University Police,3 and the director of Dining Services..
  2. Established procedures for reserving university facilities must be followed in addition to this special procedure regarding the serving of beer and wine. Information is available in the USU Conference and Events Center, USU-221.

  3. Forty-Niner Shops Dining Services, under the supervision of the director of Dining Services, shall have delegated authority for monitoring and serving beer or wine at any event or any “special event” for which the approval has been granted.

  4. Serving of beer and wine is limited to three hours, and a non-alcoholic beverage must also be provided.

  5. Student organization requests for exceptions to the Beer and Wine Procedures or regulations may be requested on the Beer and Wine Clearance form and submitted to the Office of the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, USU-219, (562) 985-8670.
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  1. The California Code of Regulations, Title 5, and the CSU Executive Orders prescribe regulations governing certain aspects of the residence hall programs from the chancellor of the CSU.

  2. The university requires that fraternal chapter houses be operated in accordance with city and state laws and regulations established by the university. See the Code of Conduct for Fraternities and Sororities available at the Office of Student Life and Development, USU-215.

  3. Additional regulations and judicial board procedures applying to residence halls at this campus are available from the Office of Housing and Residential Life in the Residence Hall Calendar and Handbook and in the Residence Hall Judicial Handbook. Residents and their guests are expected to become familiar with and abide by the directives contained within these publications.
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  1. Gambling and lotteries are subject to state law [Section 330 through 337(s) of the California Penal Code] and therefore are not permitted on campus at university functions or by university organizations.

  2. Gambling includes, among other things, any percentage game played with cards, dice or any other device for money, checks, credit or anything else representative of value. Those who deal, play, carry or conduct such games, or place bets in connection with such games, are guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine, imprisonment, university disciplinary action or any combination of sanctions.
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University Police is on duty to protect the university community. Those individuals, including students, who interfere with University Police in the performance of its duties are in violation of the law (Section 148, California Penal Code). In addition to the above, violators are subject to university disciplinary action. For additional information, contact the Office of Judicial Affairs, USU-224, (562) 985-5270.

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