Drug Free School

The University of Florida is committed to providing a campus environment free of the abuse of alcohol and the illegal use of alcohol and other drugs. To enhance this commitment, the university has adopted and implemented programs that seek to prevent the illicit use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol by university community members. The following summary of the university's policies concerning the use of alcohol and other drugs is provided to you in response to the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989.

Standard of Conduct

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or the unlawful possession and use of alcohol are harmful and prohibited in and on property owned and controlled by the University of Florida or any other University of Florida facility. No employee or student is to report to work, class, or any university activity while under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol.

The use of alcoholic beverages by members of the University of Florida community is at all times subject to the alcoholic beverage laws of the state of Florida, applicable county and city regulations, and university regulations, including, but not limited to,  the University Alcohol Policy, University Regulation 6C1-2.019.

The possession and use of controlled drugs by members of the University of Florida community must at all times be in accordance with the provisions of Florida law, the rules of the Florida Department of Education, and the regulations of the University of Florida.

Under Florida law, no person may possess substances regulated under the provisions of Chapter 893, Florida Statutes (Drug Abuse Prevention and Control) unless dispensed and used pursuant to prescription or otherwise authorized by law. Sale and delivery of such substances are prohibited unless authorized by law.