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Section:600
Section Title:Administrative
Policy Number:636
Policy Name:Blood Drives on Campus
Approval Authority:President’s Cabinet
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Responsible Unit:Student Affairs
Date Adopted:February 7, 2011
Date Revised:September 2013

Policy

Policy Statement

All blood drives held on campus must be approved through the Health Services Office.

Reason for Policy

To ensure compliance with Federal regulations regarding donation of whole blood and to prevent the overtaxing of the limited pool of blood donors available.

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

Students, Faculty, Staff and Sponsors

Related Documents

Procedure

Contacts

Associate Director of Health Services
(201) 684-7536

Procedure

In order to maintain compliance with Federal regulations regarding donation of whole blood and to prevent overtaxing the limited pool of blood donors available, the Center for Health & Counseling Services will authorize all blood drives on campus.

Procedure:

Any person or organization, internal or external, that wants to sponsor a blood drive on campus, must gain approval from Health Services. Only contracted blood bank organizations will be used for the blood drive.

Blood drives will be open to all members of the Ramapo community and surrounding community. Blood drives will not be held for specific individuals or causes unless authorized by the Associate Director of Health Services.

Upon approval by the Associate Director of Health Services, Events and Conferences will schedule the blood drives. No advertisement of the event will be permitted until the event is approved and notification from E&C has been made.

A minimum of 4 weeks notice is required for any planned event.