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Having alcohol at your event?
All on-campus events with alcohol must adhere to the Policy on the Sale and Service of Alcohol on University Premises, and regulations from the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (RACJ).

Select your status to see what guidelines apply to your event.

Responsibilities of the Event Organizer
How to proceed

Documents required to serve and sell alcohol

How to purchase alcohol

The event organizer is responsible for obtaining their own alcohol unless the organizer has hired an Alcohol Licensed University Approved Caterer. 

Alcohol can be purchased from any SAQ location, but the closest outlets are:
SGW: SAQ, Faubourg, Sainte Catherine, 1618, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest
Loyola: SAQ Selection, 6630 rue St-Jacques

Check store quantities in advance by using the online tool at 

Or any licensed convenience store or grocery store for all other brands of beer

Donations of alcohol are not permitted.

How to serve alcohol

Alcohol may be served on campus by a UNIVERSITY APPROVED CATERER who is hired by the client and will provide service for the duration of the event.











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