Student Handbook 2020-2021

Vendor Policy

Student Vendors

Keuka College students are allowed the opportunity to create a student vendor contract with the director of student activities for legitimate business opportunities. Students can schedule up to two consecutive days per semester. The student vendor acts as an independent agent and has no affiliation with Keuka College. There is a student vendor fee of $25 per scheduled period, payable upon the creation of Student Vendor Contract.

The Office of Student Activities agrees to make reservations through EMS (Event Management System) for the student vendor. The reservation includes usage of a campus room (lounge, classroom, etc.), one 8-foot table, two chairs, and at least one electrical outlet available on each scheduled date. It is the responsibility of the student vendor to provide any extension cords, surge protectors, or any other special needs for the scheduled dates.

The director of student activities must approve all advance promotional material at least five days prior to the scheduled date and the student vendor must abide by all Keuka College posting policies. The student vendor is not allowed to promote or advertise the vendor opportunity via the Keuka College email system. There is no door-to-door solicitation on the Keuka College campus.

The Office of Student Activities reserves the right to cancel Student Vendor Contracts if any of the following occur: competition with the Keuka College bookstore, failure to comply with Keuka College policy, failure to comply with requests made by Keuka College officials, and misrepresentation of agreed terms presented in the Student Vendor Contract.

Off-Campus Vendors

Off-campus vendors are allowed the opportunity to create a vendor contract with the director of student activities. Off-campus vendors can schedule up to three visits per semester for no more than three consecutive days per visit. The off-campus vendor acts as an independent agent and has no affiliation with Keuka College. The off-campus vendor agrees to provide the Office of Student Activities 20 percent of total profits per scheduled visit, payable on site the last day of the scheduled visit per the vendor contract.

The Office of Student Activities agrees to make reservations with conference services for the off-campus vendor. The reservation includes usage of a campus room (lounge, classroom, etc.), one 8-foot table, two chairs, and at least one electrical outlet available on each scheduled visit. It is the responsibility of the off-campus vendor to provide any extension cords, surge protectors, or any other special needs for the scheduled dates.

The director of student activities must approve all advance promotional material 14 days prior to the scheduled date and vendors must abide by all Keuka College posting policies. The off-campus vendor is not allowed to promote or advertise the vendor opportunity via the Keuka College email system. There is no door-to-door solicitation on the Keuka College campus.

The Office of Student Activities reserves the right to cancel any vendor contracts if any of the following occur: competition with the Keuka College bookstore, failure to comply with Keuka College policy, failure to comply with requests made by Keuka College officials, and misrepresentation of agreed terms presented in the vendor contract.