Follow these conditions for recreational grilling on campus:

  1. Grilling must be conducted at least 20 feet from buildings or vehicles. 
  2. Grilling must be conducted in grills that are manufactured for such purposes. If grills are custom made, they must be approved by the University Safety Officer or his/her designee. 
  3. Charcoal, starting fluid, or liquid propane (L.P.) and components must be used per manufacturer’s recommendation. 
  4. Only charcoal starting fluid, manufactured specifically for such purposes, shall be the only flammable/combustible liquid allowed to start charcoal. 
  5. L.P. containers are not allowed to be stored inside buildings, in or near high traffic areas, within 20 feet of a building entrance or exit, and must be shut off when not in use. L.P. containers must also be contained either in a containment device/cage designed for such use or be attached to the grill.  
  6. Used charcoal must be disposed in non-combustible container and/or doused with water. 
  7. Large events where grilling is conducted (football events, festivals, etc.) must be inspected for safety by the University Safety Officer or his/her designee. 
  8. Tailgating festivities must comply with University policy 13.18(4).
  9. Grills are not to be used to burn any items such as trash, paper products, wood, plastics, etc.  
  10. Grills must be attended at all times while in use. 
  11. Grills must not obstruct any fire protection features of a building: fire hydrants, fire department connections, etc. 

Use of grills deemed unsafe or in violation of the grilling guidelines may result in future grilling activities having to request an open flame permit.