Organizations wishing to solicit off-campus companies for material donations (e.g., prizes or materials for events) must have approval for these activities from the Office of Graduate Student Affairs.
Organizations wishing to charge admission to an event must have approval for these activities from the Office of Graduate Student Affairs.
Organizations who raise money through fundraising must use that money for that purpose only. Any remaining donations and/or funds will be held. The only exemptions can only be made by the Dean of Graduate Student Affairs or her designee.
Organizations may not solicit companies for monetary donations or corporate sponsorship, and the exclusive right of a single sponsor to be the sole supporter of any student organization or organizational program is prohibited unless permission has been granted by the dean of graduate student affairs (or his/her designee) and the vice president for development and public affairs (or his/her designee).
Organizations wishing to host raffles must have approval for these activities from the Office of Graduate Student Affairs.
Raffles must meet the requirements as stipulated in Connecticut state law. Connecticut state law prohibits giving alcoholic beverages as prizes for contests, drawings or raffles, and 50/50 raffles.
Tobacco products may not be used as prizes.
Items (ex. T-shirts, food products, etc.) and/or approved raffle tickets may be sold at approved organizational events only.