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an event at RISD, the Department of Public Safety must be advised of all
functions taking place on or in the vicinity of campus. The following rules
generally apply to all events.
• At least one staff/faculty member must
• A Public Safety officer may need to be
present at the discretion of the Director of Public Safety.
• Large events (especially those held in
the RISD Auditorium) may require the presence of a Providence Police officer(s)
or Providence firefighter(s) at the discretion of the Director of Public
Safety. The cost for outside agency details will be incurred by the sponsoring
• All events that include the service of
alcohol require the presence of a RISD Public Safety officer as well as a
bartender hired by Dining + Catering. An Alcohol Use Regulations form must be
completed and submitted to Public Safety and Dining + Catering at least two
weeks prior to the event. Forms are available on the Public Safety page on the
For questions about your event,
please contact Public Safety at x6380.