|Bar setup and clearing charge||$50 per bar|
|Glassware rental charge||$1.60 per person|
Number of bartenders and/or wine stewards needed:
|Spirits||$5 per cocktail|
|Neat, Rocks, Martini, Manhattan||$9 per cocktail|
House wines are billed per bottle uncorked
House beers are billed per bottle served
Permitted under our existing alcoholic beverage license only in the following three locations: Cabot Intercultural Center, Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center, and the Mayer Campus Center.
Request for cash bars in other campus locations requires applying for a special alcoholic beverage license from the city where the event will be held and planning as much as 6–10 weeks in advance. Requests for cash bars for Commencement and Alumni Weekend activities in other campus locations are due by March 1st.
The cities of Medford and Somerville have different processes by which to request a special alcoholic beverage license. Each city has its own monthly commission hearing during which such applications are considered.Somerville
Commission meets on the third Monday of each month (with some variations in the summer)
Must submit license application at least 10 days prior to the commission hearing
$360 fee—includes license, inspectional fees, and fire detail for under 300 guestsMedford
Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month
Must submit license application at least 2 days prior to the commission hearing
$75 acquisition fee
All cash bars require a Tufts University Police Department Officer detail.
Please contact Tufts Catering as far in advance as possible if you are considering having a cash bar in a location other than Cabot Intercultural Center, the Mayer Campus Center, or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center and Function Hall at 51 Winthrop Street.