Blue-Slip/ Party Registration Policy

All student events including alcohol must be registered with the Office of Campus Life. To host an event with alcohol, complete the following steps:

(1) Fill out the form below or contact the Office of Campus Life (qfogarty@bates.edu) in Chase Hall 108 with the following information for your event:

Sponsoring students or organizations
21+ event sponsor
Date
Location
Start/End time
Amount of alcohol to be served
Estimated attendance

(2) A 21+ event sponsor must attend a meeting with the Office of Campus Life to review all Maine State laws and Bates College policies related to alcohol and to sign the Blue-Slip/ Party Registration form

Blue-Slip/ Party Registration Initial Information

  • This must be a student enrolled at Bates College who is over 21+ who will be present and sober, and liable, for the event. This person will be required to attend a meeting with the Office of Campus Life to review all Bates alcohol policies and Maine State law.
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    All alcohol service must end by 1:00am in compliance with Maine State law.
  • Please include how the alcohol is being paid for. Student groups may not use club funds to purchase alcohol. Event sponsors may not charge for alcohol once it is purchased or charge people at the event for alcohol (including a tip jar) in compliance with Maine State law.

Please contact the Office of Campus Life with any questions regarding this policy.