Special Events

Scheduling Priorities

Definitions

Departmental Event

An event conceived, planned and hosted by any Purdue Fort Wayne school, college or other operational/financial department that pertains to their field or an internal departmental function. A department representative must be physically present at the event.

Student Groups Event:

An event conceived, planned and hosted by an officially authorized and recognized Student Group that is in good standing with Student Life. A representative of the Student Group must be physically present at the event.

External Group Event:

An event conceived, planned and hosted by a group or individual that has no affiliation or association with a Purdue Fort Wayne Department, College, Office or Recognized Student Group. This category can include faculty, staff or students hosting an event for personal (or non-Purdue Fort Wayne) purposes.

Co-Sponsored Group or Event:

An event conceived, planned and hosted by a group or individual that has no affiliation or association with Purdue Fort Wayne who then contacts a Purdue Fort Wayne Department, College, Office or Recognized Student Group to collaborate/fund/aid in putting on an event in a joint alliance. The event must meet the established co-sponsorship parameters in order to qualify for this status.

Company in Residence

A not-for-profit arts organization that is housed on Purdue Fort Wayne grounds but is not affiliated with the university. The current Companies in Residence at Purdue Fort Wayne are: the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Youth Symphony, the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, the Fort Wayne Area Community Band, Unity Performing Arts, Mikautadze Dance Theatre, Believe in a Dream, and Shakespearemachine.

Non-for-Profit

An external group that has a verified 501(c)3 status.