Special Events at Columbia College

Things to consider before submitting your special event request:

  • Was the event approved by your dean/supervisor?
  • Have you decided on a time/location?
  • Do you have a plan for your event?
  • Will your event cause any disruptions to the normal building operations? 
    • Will classes have to be moved to accommodate your event?
    • Would your event require cleaning (Janitorial Services) after completion?
    • Would the building opening hours be affected?
    • Would the security guards working hours be affected?
  • Are you planning on serving food, drinks, alcohol, and/or handle money?
    • If yes, you will be required to provide additional plans for these.
  • Are there any risks associated with your event?
    • Non-student/non-staff attendees.
    • Increased noise levels.
    • Intoxicated people if alcohol is served.
      • If yes, you will be required to provide additional plans on how you will mitigate these risks.