Food and Beverage

Catering Display

All department-sponsored university events must be catered through Dining Services. Catering books containing Dining Services’ policies and menus can be found on the Catering website.

All catering orders must be confirmed a minimum of 5 business days prior to the event. Kosher catering orders must be confirmed 10 business days prior to the event. Late orders are subject to approval by Dining Services. Additional policies can be found under catering information.

Alcohol

Brandeis University and Dining Services are committed to adhering to all Massachusetts laws and guidelines for the safe serving of alcohol. Brandeis currently holds liquor licenses for the Hassenfeld Conference Center, the Faculty Club and Usdan Student Center. 

Single-day temporary liquor licenses can be requested from the city of Waltham for an additional cost of $250. Liquor license requests must be submitted in advance; please refer to the following list for your specific event needs.

2019 Deadlines:

For events scheduled in February, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, January 29th.

For events scheduled in March, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, February 26th.

For events scheduled in April, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, March 26th.

For events scheduled in May, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, April 30th.

For events scheduled in June, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, May 28th.

For events scheduled in July, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, June 25th.

For events scheduled in August, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, July 30th.

For events scheduled in September, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, August 27th.

For events scheduled in October, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, September 24th.

For events scheduled in November, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, October 29th.

For events scheduled in December, Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, November 19th.