Policy for alcohol is exemplary. Notable for separate marijuana policy, with marijuana violations more serious than alcohol and other drugs more serious than marijuana, with sanctions balancing punishment and education/treatment. University doesn't have an explicit medical amnesty policy, but it does have partial amnesty for alcohol related emergencies.
Sanctions increase with number of violations and include fines, counseling, university service, probation, loss of housing and study abroad privileges, parental notification, suspension, required off-campus counseling for re-admission, and permanent expulsion.
Sanction(s) for alcohol policy violations:
Alcohol sanctions based on a point system with sanctions varying depending on severity and number of infractions. Typical first-violation sanctions are 1 point (out of 10 allowed), a fine, a referral to drug and alcohol programs, and possible parental notification. Other sanctions include additional points, university service, reflective papers, loss of housing or parking privileges, and one semester's suspension for 10 or more points. Points may also be forgiven with time or by voluntarily completing alcohol programs or performing 20 hours of community service.
Sanction(s) for other drug policy violations:
Expected sanctions range from suspension to expulsion. Additional sanctions apply in cases of suspension, including service hours, loss of housing and study abroad privileges, off-campus counseling and parental notification.
Typical sanction for first time possession of small amount of marijuana:
Fine of $350 for marijuana or paraphernalia, fine of $500 for both; drug counseling sessions, 10 hours university service for marijuana or paraphernalia, 20 hours for both; level one probation, possible loss of housing privileges, loss of study-abroad privileges, parental notification