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The guidelines listed below are to be followed by all recognized student groups requesting to host an event in a Student Center Facility.  The University reserves the right to amend or modify the guidelines without notification.

  • The event cannot be advertised off campus.  Advertising on campus can not be done until approval for the event has been given.
  • If money is being collected Event/Police security may be required and will be up to the discretion of Lehigh University Police.

Fees or Buy-Ins

  • A fee cannot be charged to participate in the event.
  • Buy-ins are NOT PERMITTED. Money CANNOT be exchanged.


  • Sponsoring group may accept, but not require, donations in the name of a specific charity.
  • The name of the designated charity must be submitted in advance and verification of payment to the designated charity must be submitted to the U.C. Reservations Desk (610) 758-4163 or Student Programs within 30 days following the event.


  • All prizes must be awarded based solely on skill, talent, or knowledge.
  • Prizes cannot be monetary.
  • Money donated for a designated charity may not be used to purchase prizes.  An accurate record must be kept of all donations and verified to match money donated to the designated charity.
  • Alcohol, tobacco or any illegal substance cannot be offered as prizes.
  • Prizes to be given away cannot be offensive in anyway.
  • Prizes must be donated or purchased from a University account.
  • All groups will be required to submit a list of prizes for approval.  The list must be submitted at least one week in advance of the event. List of Prizes for event can be emailed to: (reference the name and date of the event)

For further information contact Student Center Facilities (Christmas Saucon Building 14 E. Packer Ave.  Room 136) 610-758-4163