Alcohol Service Guidelines & Procedures
By completing the Alcohol Approval Request form below, you affirm that you have read and understand the policies and guidelines as outlined here.
Effective April 16, 2018, alcohol permits may be subject to expedited processing fees if applications are submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) after the recommended deadline of 10 business days before the event for which the certificate or permit is needed. Expedited processing fees are assessed for applications not received by TABC prior to the deadline as follows:
This form will be sent electronically to the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for review. This submission is separate from any approval(s) that may be required by SMU Risk Management or Legal Affairs related to your event.
***University policy requires that food be served whenever alcohol is being served. ***
Form must be submitted at least three (3) weeks in advance.