Purpose:

The health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff are critical components of the overall health of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine community. Consequently, Carle Illinois seeks to maintain an environment that is free of the illegal use of alcohol and other drugs and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Policy:

No one under the age of 21 may possess, sell, or consume alcoholic beverages on any property under the control of the University of Illinois. Persons of legal drinking age—21 years or older—may possess or consume alcoholic beverages only in areas or at functions specifically designated or approved for such.

Processes/Procedures/Guidelines:

The unlawful or unauthorized possession, use, distribution, dispensation, sale, or manufacture of controlled substances or alcohol is prohibited on University property or as part of any University activity, at any affiliated clinical site, and anywhere Carle Illinois is represented. Students or employees who violate this policy may be disciplined in accordance with University policies, statutes, rules, and regulations up to and including dismissal and referral for prosecution. The University may contact the parents of students under the age of 21 for violations of the student disciplinary policy.

The University seeks to inform all students about drugs and their effects. To this end, it is the policy on this campus to provide educational programs and counseling to drug users and those affected by the drug use of others, to discourage illicit drug use, to eliminate dealing in or providing of illegal drugs, and to uphold the law in these matters. Various local agencies on campus can provide help. These include the Counseling Center, Student Services Building, 610 East John Street, Champaign, IL 61820, (217) 333-3704, and the Health Education Department, Drug and Alcohol Educator, McKinley Health Center, 1109 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana IL 61801, (217) 333-2816.
More information is available in Article 1, Part 3 of the University’s Student Code.