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Definition of Social Events

A social event is defined as a function at which there are both Smith students and their guests.

Every member of the Smith College community is individually responsible for themself and their guests at social events. In addition, anyone serving alcoholic beverages has both a personal and a legal responsibility to know and comply with the policies of Smith College and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regarding the sale, consumption and serving of alcoholic beverages. An event host must abide by and oversee that the registration, party rules and guidelines to serving alcohol are followed. Students may find it useful to review the Smith College policies regarding alcohol and Student Conduct and Social Responsibility: Prohibited Conduct sections in this online handbook.