Party Protocol

  1. Any groups interested in hosting a party at the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale must receive prior approval from the Dean. Groups should make a formal request via email.
  2. The Dean must sign off on the form you submit to request Yale Police officers.

  3. The following information must be included: Date; Begin and End Time of Party; Estimated number of guests; Name of Advisor or Afro Am Student manager present (see #15 below).

  4. All party attendees must be college students.

  5. If hosting a party with non-Yale student attendees a college ID must be presented upon entrance.

  6. The host group must alert the fire marshal by calling (203) 432-9923.

  7. The host group must secure Yale Police officers for the party at

  8. Officers must be secured for a minimum of 4 hours and cost $51 per hour.

  9. The following is recommended: Two (2) Officers for the Enormous/ E- Room/Banquet Room (more than 100 guests); One (1) Officer for the Lighten Room (less than 100 guests).

  10. Groups are responsible for securing their own DJ and sound equipment.

  11. All parties must end at 1:00 am, unless given special permission from the Dean.

  12. Suggested Time for parties 10 pm-1 am with setup from 9 pm and cleanup ending by 1:30 am or 2:00 am (therefore, Yale Police would be requested from 9:30 pm until 1:30 am).

  13. No alcohol or drugs may be consumed at the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale or on the grounds of the Center.

  14. No weapons may be brought into the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale.

  15. There must be at least one (1) Afro-American Cultural Center student manager or an approved adult advisor present during the duration of the party.

  16. The host group is completely responsible for cleaning up the Afro American Cultural Center after the party. All trash must be taken out to the dumpster and floors must be swept. Any food must be thrown away and not stored in the fridge. If a student manager is present, they will direct you, but not responsible for cleaning up after the party.