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I. Title of Policy

Alcohol Policy

II. Objective of Policy

Brookdale Community College (the “College”) is committed to providing an environment of well-being, learning and accountability.  To this end, alcohol consumption is banned at the College’s Lincroft campus, Regional Locations and College sponsored events except for certain events and programming approved by the President, in his/her sole discretion.

III. Authority

N.J.S.A 18A:64A-12; Board of Trustees Bylaws 1.3054

IV. Policy Statement

Consumption or possession of alcohol in any form on College property or at College sponsored events is forbidden, except when the President, or his/her Designee, has made an exception.

“Alcohol” includes wine, beer, distilled spirits and every liquid or solid containing wine, beer or distilled spirits and which contains any percentage of alcohol.

“College sponsored events” include any cultural, athletic, social or educational events or student activities that take place on College property or held at a non-College location.

“College property” includes the Lincroft campus, Regional Locations, leased properties, and any other property controlled or occupied by or on behalf of the College.

Organizations contracting with the College for use of College facilities are also subject to the terms of this Policy.

The Board of Trustees delegates to the President the sole authority, in his/her sole discretion, to make the determination of when and where alcohol can be served, sold and consumed. Accordingly, the President has developed and may continue to develop regulations pertaining to:

  1. The conditions under which alcohol can be served, sold and consumed at the College or at a College sponsored event held at a non-College location.
  2. The legal requirements to be adhered to and the licenses obtained both at the state and local levels.
  3. Discipline for violations of the Alcohol Policy and related Regulations will lead to discipline up to and including dismissal or termination from the College.


V. Responsibility for Implementation


Approved: 1/27/77
Revised: 6/29/78

Approved Board of Trustees:  10/25/2022