Greek Week Alcohol Policy

In accordance with federal, state, and local laws as well as policies set by Villanova University, FIPG guidelines, and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life: All Greek Week events will be alcohol free events. This means that possession or consumption of Alcohol at any event will not be tolerated.

Any violation of this policy will be handled as follows:

  1. Any individual who is found to be in possession of alcohol by a member of the Order of Omega Executive Board, Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff, or officiating Greek Week personnel will be asked to dump out any opened alcohol containers, and to forfeit any closed alcohol containers. The name and chapter affiliation of that person will be recorded. If the individual refuses to dump out and/or forfeit their alcohol, Public Safety officers will be called to remove the individual from the venue. Anyone who must be escorted from an event by Public Safety will not be allowed to participate in any further Greek Week events. The team will also be disqualified from the event if the member in violation must be removed by Public Safety.

  2. Any individual who is found to be under the influence of alcohol by a member of the Order of Omega Executive Board, Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff, or officiating Greek Week personnel and will be asked to leave the event. If they refuse to leave, Public Safety officers will be called to remove the individual from the venue.  Anyone who must be escorted from an event by Public Safety will not be allowed to participate in any further Greek Week events. The team will also be disqualified from the event if the member in violation must be removed by Public Safety.

  3. In the case of any member of the Greek Community found to be in possession or under the influence of alcohol at any Greek Week event the following sanctions will be implemented:

    • 10 points will be deducted from the chapters total points per member found in violation of the alcohol policy.
    • 100 dollars will be fined to the chapter per member found in violation of the alcohol policy.
    • The Chapter may not participate in the next day of events until arrangements have been made to pay the fines.