CSU Policy: Residence Halls Drugs & Alcohol

Policy Title: Residence Halls Drugs & Alcohol Category: Student Affairs
Owner: Vice President for Student Affairs Policy ID#: 8-8032-002
Last Major Revision: 12/9/2014
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Colorado State University residence halls are substance-free.


The possession or use of fermented malt beverages, intoxicating liquors, and illegal drugs is not permitted in any of the residence halls. This includes all students regardless of age. Alcoholic beverages may not be used by, possessed by, or distributed to any person under twenty-one (21) years of age.

Use, abuse, possession, manufacturing, or distribution of illegal (under federal or state law) drugs including but not limited to marijuana, narcotics, methamphetamines, cocaine, opiates, LSD, mushrooms, heroin, designer drugs such as Ecstasy and GHB, or other controlled substances is prohibited. Use, abuse, or possession of prescription drugs other than for the person prescribed, or for use other than the prescribed purpose is prohibited. Abuse of over the counter drugs or inhalants is prohibited. Possession or use of drug paraphernalia including but not limited to equipment, products, and materials used to cultivate, manufacture, distribute, or use illegal drugs is also prohibited.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana
The possession of a medical marijuana permit does not allow for the possession or use of marijuana in the residence halls. Marijuana obtained for medicinal purposes cannot be stored or used in the residence halls.

Recreational marijuana use, possession, and distribution is also a violation of University Housing Policy and the Student Code of Conduct. These activities are illegal for persons under 21; for those 21 and older, these activities cannot occur on any University property.


Residence Hall Policies

CSU Alcohol and Drug Policy


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