Other/Potluck Food Waivers

To start:

  1. Read the Food Event Descriptions and Instructions - ("Read Me First!")
  2. Read the Potluck and Food Safety Fact Sheets; obtain a date for an appointment for food safety training by calling Asst Dir for Environmental Health Services Alyssa Rusiecki at 545-2682. 
  3. Complete the online Potluck Food Waiver and Registration Application.
  4. After you submit the form, you must check your inbox and verify your identity by clicking the link in the email. Otherwise the process will not finish.
  5. Once you verify your identify by clicking the link, a message will display: "Your e-signing of Food Waiver and Registration Application has been verified."
  6. EH&S, Auxiliary Enterprises and SAI will review your request.
  7. Within two weeks, you will receive an email from Adobe Sign with a link to your application.
  8. Click the link in the email. Scroll to the bottom of Page 3 to view whether or not your application was approved or denied.  If approved, you must follow the follow-up instructions for your food event type.


UMass Catering (Auxiliary Enterprises) Director of Sales 
Phone: (413) 577-8200
Email:  jfontain@umass.edu


EH&S Environmental Health Svcs Assistant Director
Phone: (413) 545-2682
Email: foodwaiver@ehs.umass.edu