Office of Risk Management

Facilities Management Building
411 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4929
Fax: (248) 370-2601
riskmgmt@oakland.edu

Liquor

Procedures for hosting an event where alcohol will be served:

Approval required from the President

The Vice-President of the hosting department emails the President requesting permission to host an event where alcohol will be served. 

Complete Special License Application from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) website

When approval from the President is received, the hosting department completes the online Special License Application (LCC-110) from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) website.

 http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-10570_16941-391552--,00.html

Request a Bond from the Office of Risk Management

The hosting department emails the Office of Risk Management at riskmgmt@oakland.edu requesting a bond.  The completed application and the hosting department fund number must be included with the request.  Risk Management will contact the hosting department when the Bond is received.   

Submit the application package to Finance & Administration for review

The hosting department submits the Application Packet* to Finance & Administration (ext. 2445) for review and to proceed with the process. Note: If the Bond is not available, the department can proceed with getting signatures while waiting for the Bond.

*Application packets must include the following:

  1. Copy of the approval email to have liquor at the Event from the Office of the President.
  2. Letter addressed to the State of Michigan LCC from the Office of the President on President’s letterhead.
  3. Completed license application. Do not leave any question blank unless it is not applicable.
  4. Bond, if available
  5. 1997 BOT board action approving liquor license application process (June 12, 1997)
  6. Map of event location – with bar location and room dimensions noted. (Include a campus map with the building highlighted and a map of the room the event will be held (bar location highlighted).
  7. Supporting documentation with event details such as flyers, press release, invitation, etc.

 Submit Application Packet to the Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Hosting department submits the completed application packet (including Bond) to the Vice President for Legal Affairs (ext. 3112) for review and notarized signature. Note: Witness and notary cannot be the same person.

Submit Application Packet to the Office of the President

Hosting department submits the completed application, letter of approval, and Bond to the Office of the President for the President’s notarized signature.

Submit signed application to the OU Chief of Police

Hosting department contacts the OU Chief of Police (ext. 3000) to request application review and signature.

Fax the completed Credit Card Authorization form with your completed Special License Application Packet* to:

Secure FAX line: 517-284-8557   DO NOT EMAIL OR MAIL THE CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORM

*Completed Application Packet must include the following:

  1. Completed application with notarized signatures
  2. Letter from the President
  3. 1997 BOT Action approving liquor license for campus events
  4. Signed insurance bond with seals
  5. Campus map with building where event will be held highlighted
  6. Map of room with dimensions and the bar location highlighted
  7. Supporting documentation with event details such as flyers, press release, invitation, etc.

 

Submit a copy of the Completed Application Packet to:

Office of Finance & Administration
ATTN: Budget Manager
Police & Support Services Building
201 Meadow Brook Rd
Room 13
Rochester, MI 48309

 

Questions regarding Special Licenses call MLCC – 1-866-813-0011

Message from LARA regarding Non-Profit Special License

***A completed Special License application must be submitted as early as possible before your event(s) to avoid any delays in processing. It is strongly recommended that you submit the application as soon as you know the date of your event(s). Failure to submit a completed application at least ten (10) business days prior to the event(s) may result in no Special License being issued, pursuant to administrative rule R 436.575..***