Alcoholic Beverage Sales and Service Reference Guide

University Licensed Venues

University Entities
Event Type Alcohol Vendor Options Alcohol Use Application Requirement Alcoholic Beverage Procurement
Sale or Service to Public

TCF Bank Stadium/Williams/3M Arena at Mariucci

  • University Dining Services (UDS)
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

TCF Bank Stadium/Williams/3M Arena at Mariucci

  • Authorized Caterer
 YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum*

  • UDS Exclusive
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Northrop Memorial Auditorium*

  • Surdyk’s Exclusive
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Les Bolstad Golf Course

  • Golf Course Staff
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Les Bolstad Golf Course

  • Authorized Caterer
YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Duluth Kirby Center

  • UMD Dining Services
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Duluth Kirby Center

  • Authorized Caterer
YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Morris Student Center

  • Morris Dining Services
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sale or Service to Public

Morris Student Center

  • Authorized Caterer
YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Private University Departmental Event

All Licensed Venues

  • Department Self Service
 YES Donated alcohol or Using Non-University Funds
Non-University Entities
Event Type Alcohol Vendor Options Alcohol Use Application Requirement Alcoholic Beverage Procurement
Sales or Service

TCF Bank Stadium/Williams/3M Arena at Mariucci

  • University Dining Services (UDS)
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

TCF Bank Stadium/Williams/3M Arena at Mariucci

  • Authorized Caterer
 YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum*

  • UDS Exclusive
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Northrop Memorial Auditorium*

  • Surdyk’s Exclusive
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service Les Bolstad Golf Course NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Duluth Kirby Center

  • UMD Dining Services
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Duluth Kirby Center

  • Authorized Caterer
YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Morris Student Center

  • Morris Dining Services
NO By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer
Sales or Service

Morris Student Center

  • Authorized Caterer
YES By University Using 
Retailer/Buyer’s Card or 
By Caterer

All Other Univesity Facilities

University Entities
Event Type Alcohol Vendor Options Alcohol Use Application Requirement Alcoholic Beverage Procurement
Sale or Service to Public Authorized Caterer YES By Caterer
Private University Departmental Event Department Self Service YES Donated alcohol or Using Non-University Funds
Non-University Entities
Event Type Alcohol Vendor Options Alcohol Use Application Requirement Alcoholic Beverage Procurement
Sale or Service Authorized Caterer YES By Caterer

Alcohol Use Applications:

  • University Organization (PDF)
  • Non-University Organization (PDF)

*If a contract exception is exercised for an outside caterer, an Alcohol Use Application is required and the outside caterer must be an authorized caterer.

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