Event Planning

Planning to host an event? No need to search any further. Use this section to begin and think through the event planning process. It includes useful resources for planning a successful event, hiring security officers, managing risk, guidelines for contracts and agreements, having food, and important university policies.  Please visit Student Organizations and COVID-19 for specific information about Fall 2020. At the end of the section you will find some event planning tips and a helpful event planning checklist.

Types of Events

Planning and Registering an Event**

Managing Risk

Reading Day and Exam Periods

Requesting Security Officers**

Student Organization Travel**

Guidelines for Contracts and Agreements**

Copyrighted Material**

Political Activities**

Student Demonstrations**

University Position Statement on Alcohol**

Guidelines for Hosting Student Organization Events with Alcohol**

Marketing and Posting Policy**

Town of Elon Ordinances**

Best Practices for Event Planning

Event Planning Checklist

(Any of the above with an ** denotes a University or student organization policy)


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