The possession and/or use of narcotics or drugs, other than those medically prescribed, properly used, and in the original container is prohibited. Providing a space for the consumption of narcotics or drugs is prohibited. The distribution and/or sale of narcotics or drugs is prohibited.
Off-campus possession, use, distribution, or sale of narcotics or drugs is inconsistent with the University’s policies and goals, and is therefore prohibited. The University reserves the right to invoke the University Conduct process to the extent that off-campus drug use leads to behavior that in the University’s sole judgment is destructive, abusive, or detrimental to the University’s interests.
Any and all types of drug paraphernalia including, but not limited to, bongs, pipes, water pipes, or any items modified or adapted so that they can be used to consume or use drugs, are not permitted on University property. Drugs and drug paraphernalia will be confiscated when found on University property.
Sanction Guidelines for Violating the Drug Policy
The University considers the sanctions listed below to be guidelines when adjudicating drug policy violations. Each incident is reviewed on an individual basis. Depending on the specifics of the incident, more or less severe sanctions may be imposed.
First Violation: Suspension; Loss of Housing; Ban from Residence Halls; Counseling Evaluation; Parental Notification; possibility of Expulsion.