Potential to Interfere Events
Potential to Interfere events are categorized by those events significant enough, in the opinion of the Director of Campus Operations and Risk Mangement (CORM), to have the potential to negatively impact University or municipal operations, regardless of size. It is recommended that all events read through the following guidelines to determine if your event has the potential to interfere with University operations.
Outdoor events less than 1000 persons with a high probability to interfere with official University functions must not exceed predetermined sound levels based on the nature of the area and other factors, and can only be held in the following locations:
Arts & Sciences Courtyard
Reserving space with the Central Booking Office does not indicate that the event has been approved.
The “potential to interfere” may be based on one or more of the following factors:
– Amplified sound (PA System, DJ, live music) – Traffic control or road closures
– Extreme sports – Outside food services, including food trucks
– Serving of alcohol – Any other potentially aggravating factor
– Use of barbeque(s) or open flame
– Event held in highly populated area
– Event held at a key or busy time
Persons wishing to organize an event of this category must complete a Campus Security Event Application form, obtain UBC Executive Sponsorship and adhere to the Potential to Interfere Event Application Timeline
Once you have determined if your event has the potential to interfere, continue to STEP 4.