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Dean of Students
109 Enrollment Services Center
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2070 or 606-783-2014
Email: m.ammons@moreheadstate.edu

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Alcohol & Other Drugs Policy

“No student student or visitor shall have in his or her possession or consume alcoholic beverages in public or on University owned or controlled grounds or exhibit drunken behavior on university property.” 2. Use, possess, or sell drug paraphernalia, marijuana, or any other legally controlled substance on University owned or controlled property. The use, possession, transfer, or sale of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, controlled and/or illegal substance on University owned or controlled property, including residence halls, is prohibited."

-The Eagle Student Handbook, Morehead State University

Alcohol

The sanctions for violation of the University's alcohol policy are:

First violation:
  • $50.00 Alcohol Fine
  • Probation*
  • Reflection Paper
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Community restitution (to be completed as specified by a designated University official)
  • Meet with designated University staff member(s) as appropriate on an individual basis
Second violation:
  • $100.00 Alcohol Fine, and $100.00 Drug and Alcohol Program Fee
  • Probation*
  • Reflection Paper
  • Community restitution
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Assessment/counseling with certified substance abuse counselor
  • Loss of residence hall visitation privileges
  • Meet with designated University staff member(s) as appropriate on an individual basis
Third violation:
  • $200.00 Alcohol Fine, and $100.00 Drug and Alcohol Program Fee
  •  Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Suspension, dismissal, probated suspension, or probated dismissal from residence hall or University
Continued violations:
  • Fine amount as determined by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Suspension or dismissal from the University

Violation of ANY University policy or Student Conduct Code constitutes a violation of probation.

In the event of an appeal of the sanction of eviction or suspension/dismissal, the student may be joined by parent(s) or guardian(s) in the appeals hearing. Each case will be heard on an individual basis; i.e., eviction or suspension/dismissal could occur on the first offense if violation so warrants.

Other Drugs

The sanctions for violation of the University's other drug policy are: 

First violation:

  • $50.00 Alcohol Fine
  • Probation*
  • Reflection Paper
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Community restitution (to be completed as specified by a designated University official)
  • Meet with designated University staff member(s) as appropriate on an individual basis
Second violation:
  • $100.00 Alcohol Fine, and $100.00 Drug and Alcohol Program Fee
  • Probation*
  • Reflection Paper
  • Community restitution
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Assessment/counseling with certified substance abuse counselor
  • Loss of residence hall visitation privileges
  • Meet with designated University staff member(s) as appropriate on an individual basis
Third violation:
  • $200.00 Alcohol Fine, and $100.00 Drug and Alcohol Program Fee
  •  Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Suspension, dismissal, probated suspension, or probated dismissal from residence hall or University

Continued violations:
  • Fine amount as determined by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students
  • Parent/guardian notification by Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students in cases of dependent student
  • Suspension or dismissal from the University
Violation of ANY University policy or Student Conduct Code constitutes a violation of probation.

In the event of an appeal of the sanction of eviction or suspension/dismissal, the student may be joined by parent(s) or guardian(s) in the appeals hearing. Each case will be heard on an individual basis; i.e., eviction or suspension/dismissal could occur on the first offense if violation so warrants.

 

 

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