ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS
The College complies with the requirements of the New York State Alcohol
Beverage Control Law and the New York State Penal Code, which provides
that "NO PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 21 WILL POSSESS ANY ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGE WITH THE INTENT TO CONSUME SUCH BEVERAGE."
The campus alcohol policy prohibits alcoholic beverages in residence
halls and at student events. On a limited and highly selective basis, the
campus policy is waived and alcoholic beverages are served at student
functions in accord with federal, state and local laws.
The Division of Student Development provides counseling and regularly
offers programs and courses on drugs and alcohol. The possession, sale or
use of any illegal drug on campus will not be tolerated and the penalty
for violation is very severe. College policy prohibits open containers of
alcoholic beverages in all outside areas on the campus. Bringing
alcoholic beverages to any public or private event on campus is not
- Possession or keeping of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument on
campus (including in any vehicle), or use of any object with intent to
harm another, is prohibited.
Deadly weapons or dangerous instruments include, but are not limited
to, firearms, explosives, explosives devices, knives, blackjacks,
chukka-sticks, sling shots, kung fu type weapons.
- Possession or use of fireworks, firecrackers, etc., is also
In addition, College Policy strictly prohibits the use or possession of
any CO-2 type firearm, spring-powered firearms, chemical aerosol spray,
or pepper aerosol spray. Violators of any section of this policy
will be subject to possible criminal prosecution, if applicable, and
appropriate disciplinary action from the College.