About Liquor Services

SMUSA Liquor Services employs Saint Mary’s students to provide professional bar/beverage services for on-campus events. We specialized in concerts, dinners, social gatherings, receptions, Wine & Cheese events, football games/sporting events, society events, and more!

Liquor Services is designed around catering to Saint Mary’s associates with a high degree of professionalism and etiquette. Our main objective is to provide the finest customer service to all guests whether our function is at the football game or the President’s dinner – while expected to be attentive to our guests’ needs and making them feel welcome, comfortable, important, and relaxed.  Our responsibilities are to provide positive guest interactions while serving beverages to our guests in a friendly and efficient manner.

Functions’ services are available to faculty, staff, and students at Saint Mary’s as well as any external group that is hosting an event on campus.

Serviceable Locations

Locations for bar/beverage services include Loyola Conference Hall, Sobey’s Building, the Student Centre Cafeteria, near Homburg Athletics Squash Courts, McNally Theatre Auditorium, Faculty Lounge, Open Mic’s and TGIT SMUSA parties at Gorsebrook Lounge.

Any liquor served at your event must be consumed in the licensed area of the campus and must be arranged through SMUSA Liquor Services. Any other means of providing alcohol is contrary to the Nova Scotia Liquor Control Act.

What We Offer

Services Products
Hospitality Bars (Host) Beer
Drop-Off Service Wine
Cash Bars Spirits
Formal & Casual Events Pop/Juice/Water

When you have determined your choice of services and products, a quote can be provided by the Operations Manager, Graeme, who can be reached at 902-496-8703.

Book Liquor Services

Looking to book our services? When planning an event on campus, you must first contact Conference Services at 902-420-5486 and pick up a Liquor Request Form. Conference services will assist you with room booking chair/table set up, audiovisual needs, parking, etc. Our Operations Manager will assist you with product and service!

NOTE: When requesting liquor services please provide notice at least five (5) days in advance.

Rules and Regulations

All alcohol on campus MUST be provided by the SMUSA Liquor Services department and security must be visible at all functions in order to provide a safe environment for the clients.

Any event employing SMUSA’s Liquor Services will also require SMUSA Event Security staff.

The University reserves the right to control all sales and/or services of alcoholic beverages by verifying age and having the additions of security at the client’s expense.

In accordance with the Liquor Control Act, all liquor supplied through the SMUSA Liquor Services department must remain on campus – no exceptions.

Questions, Comments, or Concerns?

Have any questions about our services, or would like to book liquor services for your event? Contact Graeme!

Graeme Mackenzie

Graeme Mackenzie

Operations Manager

[email protected]