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#152 - Alcoholic Beverages, University Housing


Approved: July 5, 2000

Monitor: Vice President for Student Affairs


The possession and consumption of beer and wine by students of legal age is permitted only in private living areas, student rooms and apartments in University owned or controlled housing.

Beer and wine may be possessed or consumed, but not sold, only in student rooms or apartments in University owned or controlled housing by those residents and their invited guests who are twenty-one years of age or older.

Students who are twenty-one years of age or older may transport such beverages to and from their room or apartment, provided the beverage is sealed with the manufacturer's original seal.  No open containers of alcoholic beverages are permitted in public areas, corridors, bathrooms, or dining areas.

Bulk containers of alcoholic beverages are not permitted.  Examples include servings larger than quart bottles of beer and quantities of wine larger than gallon jugs.  Kegs, pony kegs, barrels, half barrels, etc., are not permitted.

Conference guests and resident's guests are also subject to this policy.

The use of beer or wine by students of legal age, in University housing, is a privilege, the use of which is consistent with standards expected of the student body.  Abuse of the privilege is reason for appropriate disciplinary action.