Outdoor Event Reservation Policy

Summary of Policy

This Policy outlines the procedures and restrictions for reserving the Collis Center's outdoor space.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

  • Amplified sound outdoors must be approved by the Town of Hanover. Please contact the Conferences and Events office for information.
  • Outdoor events expecting more than 50 people must also get permission from the Town of Hanover (also through Conferences and Events).
  • There cannot be amplified sound outdoors on weekdays before the end of business hours (4:30 p.m. regularly; 4:00 p.m. in the summer).
  • Collis does not provide barbecue grills. All grilling on the Patio areas must be done by an insurance-compliant caterer.
  • For rally planning information, please contact Conferences and Events.
  • Generally, there will be no outdoor programs during reading period or final examination period. Exceptions may be made by the Director of the Collis Center.

Policy ID


Effective Date

July 1, 2015


Office of the Provost

Office of Primary Responsibility

Collis Center for Student Involvement

Last Reviewed Date

May 9, 2023

Next Review Date