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B. Alcohol Related Misconduct

B. Alcohol Related Misconduct

The University complies with federal and state law in prohibiting the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of illicit drugs and/or alcohol by students and employees on its property or as part of any of its activities. Alcoholic beverages may be lawfully consumed by individuals who are 21 years or older only within the privacy of their personal residence hall rooms. Prohibited behaviors include:

  1. Possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21
  2. Consumption of alcohol by a person under the age of 21
  3. Public intoxication
  4. Disorderly, drunken, lewd or indecent conduct while under the influence of alcohol
  5. Possession of alcohol related paraphernalia by person under the age of 21 (ex: empty containers)
  6. Open containers in vehicles or in open spaces, or public areas of residence halls (lobbies, hallways, etc.)
  7. The presence or possession of alcohol in an on-campus residential room in which only underage residents live
  8. Provision or distribution of alcohol to individuals under the age of 21
  9. Common containers (kegs, coolers, etc.) that provide unrestricted access are not permitted for use by students on campus, on University property or at student organization functions
  10. Violation of other provisions of the Student Code of Conduct while under the influence of alcohol
  11. Students and student organizations must comply with the published regulations and applicable laws concerning the transport, display, provision, possession, and consumption of beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages

Violations of alcohol policies may result in disciplinary sanctions and/or administrative fees. For more information see University Policy 01:105 at Administrative Policies – 01:105 Alcohol and Drugs