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Sponsor a Cultural Event

Purpose of Application

This application is designed to propose to the Cultural Events Committee events that could be included in the Cultural Events calendar and would count toward students' cultural events requirements.

Please Note: In order for their events to be considered for approval, sponsors should submit their applications 4-6 weeks PRIOR to the dates of their events. The submission deadline for the next committee meeting can be found at the top of the Cultural Events calendar. All other submission deadlines and committee meeting dates for this semester can be found on the Committee page.

Nature of Application
Proposed cultural event:   
Date of event:  [None] Select a Date Delete the Date
Time of event:  

Location of event:

(Please Note: A space request must be made    in advance for all on-campus events.)


Approximate duration of event:  
Individual in charge of event:  
Event Sponsor:  
Faculty/Staff Moderator:  

Events related to potentially controversial subject matter require a qualified faculty or staff moderator who will oversee a question and answer period that allows for the expression of dissenting viewpoints. The moderator must give their consent to oversee the event prior to the submission of this application. The failure of students to secure that consent prior to the submission of an application will be construed as a violation of the Student Conduct Code.

Number of credits (1 is assumed unless travel program.)  
The individual in charge of each cultural event assumes the following responsibilities:
  1. They will be in charge of reserving the space for the event, 
  2. They will be in attendance at the event,
  3. They will notify the cultural events office immediately of any cancellations or changes involving the event,
  4. They will handle any discipline problems which arise during the event,
  5. They will supervise the limiting of the crowd in the event of overcrowding. If the sponsor of the event is not willing to assume these responsibilities another faculty, staff, or graduate assistant must assume the responsibilities.
Individual in charge of event (if other than the sponsor):  

Events that are selected will be chosen from areas such as plays, films, art exhibitions, dance and musical performances, or from lectures of general appeal.

INFORMATION THAT WILL SUBSTANTIATE THE ABOVE STATEMENT WILL ASSIST THE COMMITTEE IN MAKING A DECISION. Please attach a detailed description of the event if it is not self-evident by its title, as well as supporting information about the performer(s) or speaker(s). (Note: You MUST include the names of any performer(s) and speaker(s). Unless they are a Winthrop faculty/staff member, you must also include their position title and the name of their company/organization.)

Describe this event:
Please take time to fully explain how this event satisfies the requirements for cultural events as detailed under the sponsors of events page.

Designated as a global cultural event?


Please take time to explain fully how this event satisfies the University’s definition of a global learning cultural event. Winthrop University defines "global" as "applying to local, regional, national, and/or international experiences that may differ from one's own culture."

Is this a family-friendly event?  
If yes, what is the minimum suggested age for children to attend?  
How many students do you expect to attend this event?  
Is there an admission charge for this event?  
If so, how much?  
Please submit information about the performers, lecturers, etc. for this event, including their background or describe their credentials:


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