University Policies for Students Regarding Alcohol and Drugs
The Student Code of Conduct states that the following conduct is not acceptable on campus: Violation of Board or university rules governing alcohol, including consumption, distribution, unauthorized sale or possession of alcoholic beverages (5-308F.15).
According to the Office of Residence Life Standards of Residence, on-campus possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages of those of legal age (the State of Arizona has established the legal age for consumption of alcohol to be 21) is allowed only in the private living quarters of certain residence halls and other campus living units as well as certain other designated areas. Consumption of alcoholic beverages in public areas other than those designated is prohibited. There are five residence halls designated as alcohol-free, prohibiting even those of legal age from consuming alcohol in their living quarters. The alcohol-free halls are defined by contract and currently are McConnell Hall, Reilly Hall, Sechrist Hall, Cowden Hall, and Mountain View Hall.
With regard to drugs, the Student Code of Conduct states that the following conduct is not acceptable on campus: Unauthorized use, sale, possession or distribution of any controlled substance or illegal drug or possession of drug paraphernalia that would violate the law. 5-308F.16 The Standards of Residence state that “the possession, use, sale, manufacture/cultivation or provision of any types of illegal drugs (Barbiturates, opiates, marijuana, amphetamines, hallucinogens, etc.) or aiding in the use of such are not permitted in residence halls and are violations of the statutes of the State of Arizona. (1.03.1).