Entertainment and Social Activity

The University covers the cost of reasonable entertainment expenses in connection with student, faculty, or staff-oriented social activities, fund raising, employee recognition, holiday gatherings, and other similar functions in support of the University’s mission.

Entertainment expenses should be reasonable, appropriately documented and discussed in advance with the chair/head of the department.  Personal entertainment activities are not acceptable expenses in accordance with the University’s expense management policy (Policy No. 1202).

  1. Entertainment expenses must include the identification of the persons or group being entertained and clarify the relationship of persons attending to the University’s programs or activities (e.g. students, staff, donors)
  2. Entertainment expenses must include a statement with the reason for such entertainment, the benefit of such entertainment to the University