Policies for both alcohol and drugs take into account prior offenses and severity of offenses and balance punishment with treatment and education. There is also a limited medical amnesty policy in place for the caller in drug and alcohol related emergencies
Sanctions determined by number of offenses. First offense: warning and policy review, mandatory on campus drug intervention, campus engagement. Second offense: Conduct probation, parental notification, mandatory off campus assessment at student's expense, possible housing/activities/campus access restrictions. Third offense: Suspension, parental notification, mandatory off-campus treatment to return, restricted access to campus.
Sanction(s) for alcohol policy violations:
Sanctions determined by number of offenses. First offense, underage drinking: warning and review of policy, alcohol intervention, campus engagement. Second offense: campus engagement, alcohol intervention, conduct/housing probation. Third offense: extended conduct probation, mandatory off campus assessment, possible housing/campus access/activities restrictions. Fourth offense: loss of housing or suspension, parental notification, mandatory off-campus assessment and treatment for readmission, restricted campus access.
Sanction(s) for other drug policy violations:
Typical sanction for first time possession of small amount of marijuana:
Warning and policy review, mandatory on campus drug intervention, campus engagement.