Food and Beverage

A buffet table with many food selections

The university has an exclusive contract with our Dining Services provider, Sodexo. All department sponsored events must be catered through Dining Services. Catering menus are available on the dining services website.

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.

One-day liquor licenses can be requested from the City of Waltham for an additional cost of $250. License requests should be submitted to your Events Specialist six weeks in advance of your event, and Conference and Events will contact the City of Waltham on your behalf. Please refer the following list below for specific deadlines.

2020 Liquor License Deadlines

Events Scheduled in June

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, May 26.

Events Scheduled in July

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, June 23.

Events Scheduled in August

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, July 28.

Events Scheduled in September

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, August 25.

Events Scheduled in October

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, September 22.

Events Scheduled in November

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, October 27.

Events Scheduled in December

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, November 24.

Events Scheduled in January 2021

Liquor Licenses must be requested by Tuesday, December 22.