Message from the VP of Student Life
- September 29th, 2020
- in Student Messages
I am pleased to share good news. We are moving forward with another positive update to the moratorium on student activities. Beginning Oct. 1, student organizations may host non-social engagement events that support your mission and business operations.
Here are key points:
- Examples of events that are permitted include: organizational business meetings, community service, recreational activities, academic study groups, religious gatherings, sister/brotherhood events, intake/recruitment, initiation, community-building events, limited philanthropy events (approved on a case-by-case basis, see below).
- In-person events are permitted to take place between 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Very limited off-campus activities may be approved.
- Beginning today, the SOURCE will begin accepting registration for events that fit the outlined criteria and will take place on or after Oct. 1.
- Virtual events are allowed and strongly encouraged.
Please note that in-person student social events are still NOT permitted including:
- Parties, band parties, swaps, day parties and date parties.
- Philanthropy events with social event elements (amplified music including bands and DJs, cookouts, etc.).
- In-person events of any kind on Saturdays of home Alabama football games.
Masks, social distancing and all policies outlined in the Social Event Guidelines Addendum must be strictly followed. You will find more details about planning and hosting events here. Please carefully read these directives that provide the overarching guidelines for any events.
I expect all student organizations to take the utmost care to protect the health and safety of your members and our community. Please contact our Office of Student Involvement with questions.
Myron L. Pope
Vice President for Student Life