Section 1. General.
1.1. Scope. -- This rule establishes guidelines relating to the possession or use of alcoholic beverages on the campuses.
1.2. Authority. -- W. Va. Code §18B-1-6
1.3. Effective Date. – September 5, 2003
(Transferred from WVU Board of Governors on July 1, 2008)
Section 2. Purpose.
2.1. It is not the purpose of this rule to promote or condone the possession or use of beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages on or in West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors’ property or facilities but to regulate such possession or use within strict guidelines.
Section 3. Requirements.
3.1. The possession or use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on or in property or facilities of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors except as hereafter provided:
3.1.1. As permitted regarding the sale of non-intoxicating beer;
3.1.2. Where the serving of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages is approved by the institutional president or his/her designee, on a case by case basis consistent with the following rules:
a. Wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages will never be the primary reason for the gathering.
b. The preponderance of those attending must be of legal drinking age.
c. No person under the legal drinking age will be served.
d. Alternative non-alcoholic beverages and food will be served.
e. No person under the age of eighteen (18) will be allowed to serve wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages, and servers must be appropriately trained to adhere to all laws and regulations regarding the serving of wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
f. No state funds will be used to purchase wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages.
Section 4. Prohibitions.
4.1. The selling of beer, wine, or other alcoholic beverages to the general public during athletic events shall be prohibited.