K. Drug and Drug Paraphernalia

  1. Drugs – The University forbids the possession of drugs prohibited by federal and state narcotics laws. This includes but is not limited to the non-prescribed use, possession, distribution, manufacture, or transportation of amphetamines, barbiturates, hallucinogens, inhalants, opiates, or steroids. Additionally, the university forbids the use, possession, distribution, manufacture, or transportation of marijuana and CBD products under any circumstances. Students found in violation of this policy will be subject to immediate criminal prosecution, housing contract severance, and suspension or expulsion.
  2. Prescription Drugs – It is a violation of the law and University policy for a resident to possess or use any medication not specifically prescribed for him/her. Residents must maintain their prescribed medication in the container in which it was distributed by the pharmacy. These containers must be clearly marked with the resident’s name, prescribing physician’s name, medication, date, pharmacy and dosage. Residents are strongly encouraged to store their prescribed medications in a safe location such as a lockbox.
  3. Drug Paraphernalia – Bongs, cigarette papers, roach clips, syringes, hookahs, CO2 cartridges, and all other items that may be used for the purpose of smoking, diluting, cutting, manufacturing, injecting, or otherwise consuming, using, selling, or distributing illegal drugs, are not permit-ted on housing property. Residents with medically certified illnesses who must give themselves injections must notify the Office of Residence Life within the first two days of classes. Notification must include written authorization, and be dated and signed by a licensed, practicing Medical Doctor (MD).
  4. The display of posters, banners, signs, etc. advertising drugs is prohibited in University housing.
  5. Other Substances – It is a violation of housing policy for a resident to use any substance, including household items and other items not readily identified as drugs, for inhaling, injecting, consuming or otherwise using the substance in a manner inconsistent with the manufacturer’s in-tended use.