Alcohol/Controlled Substances

Paragraph 6: Engaging in drunk and disorderly conduct on University owned or controlled property or at University functions.

First Offense:

  • One semester of University probation
  • Completion of the alcohol education program #1
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • $100 administrative assessment
  • Written reprimand

Second Offense:

  • One year of University probation
  • Completion of an alcohol/drug assessment **
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • $200 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Written reprimand

Subsequent Offenses:

  • One year of University probation
  • Eviction from University Housing
  • Student is prohibited from being on the premises of any University Housing
  • University service
  • $675 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Alcohol/drug assessment, at cost to the student, from a certified chemical dependency counselor, and a requirement that the student must follow-up with the recommendations of that psychological evaluation
  • Written reprimand to include a warning of suspension or expulsion.

Paragraph 7: Being under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances to the degree that the student may be a danger to himself or other persons or property.

First Offense:

  • One semester of University probation
  • Completion of the alcohol education program #1
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • $100 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Completion of an alcohol/drug assessment **
  • Written reprimand

Subsequent Offenses:

  • One year of University probation
  • Eviction from University Housing
  • Student is prohibited from being on the premise of any University Housing
  • University service
  • $675 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Alcohol/drug assessment, at cost to the student, from a certified chemical dependency counselor, and a requirement that the student must follow-up with the recommendations of that psychological evaluation
  • Written reprimand to include a warning of suspension or expulsion.

Paragraph 8: Possessing or consuming alcohol or controlled substances on University property.

First Offense:

  • One semester of social probation
  • Completion of the alcohol education program #1
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • Written reprimand

Second Offense:

  • One semester of University probation
  • $50 administrative assessment
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • Parental notification *
  • Written reprimand

Third Offense:

  • One semester of University probation
  • Completion of an alcohol/drug assessment **
  • Unannounced room inspections during probation
  • $100 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Written reprimand

Subsequent Offenses:

  • One year of University probation
  • Eviction from University Housing
  • Student is prohibited from being on the premises of any University Housing
  • University service
  • $675 administrative assessment
  • Parental notification *
  • Alcohol/drug assessment, at cost to the student, from a certified chemical dependency counselor, and a requirement that the student must follow-up with the recommendations of that psychological evaluation
  • Written reprimand to include a warning of suspension or expulsion

* Parental notification for students under 21 was implemented in January 2001.

** Failure to comply with the alcohol and drug assessment will result in additional parental notification, and referral to an outside agency, at cost to the student, and a requirement that the student must follow-up with the recommendations of that evaluation.

Appealing Parental Notification

In addition to the three grounds for appeal set forth in Chapter 4: Appeal of Disciplinary Decisions, University Handbook for Students, an appeal of the sanction of Parental Notification may also be made on the following grounds:

  1. The student is independent; and/or
  2. Extenuating circumstances which indicate that Parental Notification is inappropriate
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