Responsible Host Information
The Boulder Police Department, in cooperation with CU-Boulder Off-Campus Student Services, offers tips on how to have a safe and responsible party off campus. Officers who break up gatherings of students are often told by the students that they would not have intentionally engaged in illegal behavior, if they had just known the rules and laws.
If you are hosting a party, you are responsible for what happens during the event. As the party host, you should be aware of your legal liability when throwing a party. If you are a CU student, you should also be aware of the university code of conduct and potential university sanctions if you violate that code.
The top five ways to have a smart party include:
If your party is getting out of control, or you would like assistance getting uninvited people out of your home, contact the police. Officers would rather see a homeowner take that proactive step to call police before violations occur than get the call from neighbors to shut down the party.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 July 2012 09:16