Alcohol and Drugs

Northeastern State University complies with both the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. NSU recognizes that it is in the best interest of the University, its employees, and its students, to promote a health and productive environment.

We also believe that providing education and assistance about dangers of the use of illegal drugs and the abuse of alcohol. With this in mind, NSU strictly prohibits the illegal use, possession, producing, dispensing, distributing of illegal drugs, controlled substances, 3.2 beer or alcoholic beverages in the work place, or its premises, University housing, or as a part of any University-sponsored activity.

Sanctions for violation of this policy include, but are not limited to, probation, suspension, expulsion, termination of employment, referral for prosecution and/or completion, at the individual's expense, of an appropriate rehabilitation program. All action will be in accordance with NSU policy.