Panhellenic Resolution Regarding Alcohol-Free Social Functions

Whereas, the Panhellenic women of California State University, Northridge seek to adhere to the National Panhellenic Conference Resolution entitled Alcohol-Free Social Activities; and

Whereas, the NPC members groups as 26 sovereign entities have passed resolutions supporting fraternities who initiated alcohol free housing in the Fall of 2000; and

Whereas, all NPC member fraternities do not permit alcohol in housing facilities; and

Whereas, the NPC members at California State University, Northridge have decided to take a proactive leadership role in order to further the Greek Community on our campus; and

Whereas, the NPC member groups understand the importance of living environments that are conductive to the high standards of fraternities principles; therefore

Be it Resolved, that beginning in the Spring semester of 2001, the NPC member fraternities at California State University, Northridge will co-sponsor functions in men's fraternity facilities only if those functions are alcohol free, and

Be it Further Resolved, that beginning in the Spring of 2001, the NPC member fraternities at California State University, Northridge will co-sponsor functions with alcohol only if the function takes place at the third party licensed vendor; and

Be it Further Resolved, that the NPC member groups at California State University, Northridge fully support the fraternities that have chosen to create substance-free facilities, and encourage other fraternities to follow suit; and

Be it Further Resolved, that the NPC member groups at California State University, Northridge will respectfully leave a function where the above policy is not followed, and the NPC member groups agree to support one another in this decision.

This resolution was adopted by the Panhellenic Council on March 12, 2001.