4.  Substances

You are responsible for upholding federal, state, and local laws dealing with alcohol, tobacco (smoking is not permitted in any residential communities outside of designated smoking areas) and other drugs. Alcohol is not permitted for students less than 21 years of age, and illegal drugs are not permitted for anyone within the on campus communities.

Alcohol Distribution

Sale or distribution of alcohol by a person to another person is prohibited. Sale of alcoholic beverages on campus, including indirect sales is prohibited.

Alcohol in Common Areas

Possession or consumption of alcohol in common areas of residential communities is not allowed, including but not limited to: lounges, hallways, stairwells, balconies, laundry rooms, bathrooms, study areas, and courtyards.  

Alcohol Policy

See UAA Residence Hall Alcohol & Drug Policy as defined in the Student Code of Conduct

Common Sources of Alcohol

Use of common sources of alcohol, including but not limited to kegs, party balls, and punch bowls is prohibited.

Drinking Games

Playing drinking games within residential communities is prohibited.  The definition of drinking games includes but is not limited to:  the consumption of shots of any liquid, the practice of consuming shots equating to one’s age, “beer pong”, “century club”, “dares” or any other activity involving the consumption of water, alcohol or any other liquid which involves duress or encouragement related to the consumption of alcohol or water.


See UAA Residence Hall Alcohol & Drug Policy as defined in the Student Code of Conduct.

Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia for intended or implied use of controlled substances or paraphernalia possessing illegal drug residue, including but not limited to devices and/or materials used to prepare, use, or cover up the use of drugs is prohibited. (ex: glass pipes, hookahs, etc.)

Smoking Tobacco, E-/Electronic Cigarettes/E-/Electronic Hookah

Smoking is not permitted inside any residence hall or apartment. Smoking outdoors is not permitted within 30 feet of any residential building, including stairwells, and waste must be disposed of in proper receptacles. Smoking in residence hall or apartment rooms or common areas will result in cleaning fees being assessed to student accounts.

Underage Usage of Alcohol

The purchase, possession, consumption, or disruptive behavior due to public intoxication, of alcohol by a person under the age of 21 is prohibited.  No one over the age of 21 is allowed to have alcohol that is accessible to any person under the age of 21. Alcohol paraphernalia is also prohibited.