Alcohol Beverage Policy
The sale or service of alcoholic beverages on the Sam Houston State University campus is not permitted except in “special use” buildings or facilities designated and approved by the University president. Departments, individuals, or sponsoring organizations of events are required to write a letter to the president requesting permission to serve alcohol.
The possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on any property owned and/or controlled by Sam Houston State University are prohibited except where permitted explicitly by published policy. The legal age for purchase, consumption and /or possession of alcoholic beverages in the State of Texas is 21 years of age. Violators of this state law and University policy will be subject to University penalties and criminal charges. Full coverage of the policy is discussed in President’s Office Policy PRE-01, “Alcohol Beverage Policy.”