Revised: July 7, 2013
Permission to serve alcoholic beverages at official University events on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus must be granted by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chancellor.
Kansas State statutes prohibit the service of alcoholic beverages on state property; however, the Kansas Board of Regent institutions have special permission to serve alcoholic beverages at official events honoring individuals or in conjunction with fundraising events. The Executive Vice Chancellor approves designated locations and is responsible for KUMC's compliance.
All University units and affiliated organizations or entities.
Alcoholic Beverage - wine, sherry or beer.
Beller Conference Center, Clendening Foyer (does not include Clendening Amphitheater), Executive Vice Chancellor’s Suite, including the H. Edward Phillips Room, Fairway Auditorium and Ancillary Reception Area (KU Clinical Research Center Building), Francisco Lounge, Hixson Atrium, Landon Center Atrium, Murphy Lobby, School of Nursing Atrium, Sutherland Institute, Varnes Conference Center
Meadowlark Room, Sunflower Room, Wichita Esplanade.
Licensed Caterer - Alcoholic liquor service at all approved KUMC locations shall be by an external caterer licensed to serve alcohol (external caterer). For your convenience, a list of licensed caterers can be found on the web at http://www.kumc.edu/service/acadsupt/facility/Full-Service-Caterers.pdf (PDF).
Official Events - Receptions or dinners honoring individuals or fundraising activities for University programs. Events may not be of a commercial nature. Sale of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited on state property.
Service Times - 4 p.m. to Midnight. Pre-dinner or reception service may not exceed one hour. Service must end one hour prior to the conclusion of the event.
Vice Chancellor for Administration
2023 Murphy Hall
*KBoR Sec G. 13-14. Rev. 01/00
The EVC or his designee may grant exemption from the above policy whenever it appears in the best interests of the University to do so.