The sale and service of alcoholic beverages on campus is governed by Federal laws, Wisconsin Statutes, University of Wisconsin System Administrative Codes, and UW-Madison regulations. The following is only a general guide for student organizations, not a complete, exhaustive list of laws, rules, and regulations. Please visit the University’s website for more information on alcohol policies and how they affect students.
Registered Student Organizations.
Total attendees at any given time may not exceed the fire code capacity of the venue or the requisite supplied number of sober monitors.
Any Registered Student Organization making alcohol available at a venue without an alcohol permit must abide by the following additional policy: Alcoholic beverages present at the event are limited to beer (fermented malt beverages) and wine. Common sources of alcohol such as kegs, bowls, barrels, boxed wine, etc. are not permitted.
Note: The following sections are not policy. These are recommendations provided to Registered Student Organizations in the Student Organization Resource and Policy Guide.