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Below you'll find a list of all posts from July, 2017

AVAILABLE DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELING AND REHABILITATIVE AND REENTRY PROGRAMS

HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF ILLICIT DRUGS AND THE ABUSE OF ALCOHOL

Alcohol consumption causes a number of marked changes in behavior. Even low doses of alcohol significantly impair the judgment and coordination required to drive a car safely, increasing the likelihood that the driver will be involved in an accident. The use of small amounts of alcohol by a pregnant woman can damage the fetus. Low to moderate doses of alcohol …

Legal Sanctions

State law prohibits the possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under age 21. No person may sell, give, serve, or permit to be served alcoholic beverages to a person under 21, and it is unlawful for a person under 21 to misrepresent his or her age in order to obtain alcohol. Violation for the first of any such offenses is …

University Drug Policy

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 Board of Regents of the State of Florida, and the rules of the University of Florida, which include the Code of Student Conduct. Under Florida law, no person …

Involuntary Medical Withdrawal Policy – Student Affairs

The University will make reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities as determined under applicable law. However, students are considered adults when attending the University, and students have a responsibility to not cause harm to others and to participate in University life safely. A student who poses a significant danger of serious harm to the health or safety of others at …

Disruptive Behavior at University Athletic Events

Actions by individuals or groups that disrupt an athletic event on the University of Florida campus or that inhibit the opportunity for other members of the university community to observe the event in reasonable safety are unacceptable at the University of Florida. Those individuals or groups that are disruptive will be charged with violations of the Code of Student Conduct …

Clean Indoor Air

The Florida Clean Indoor Air Act of 1992, implemented by Section 386.201, Florida Statutes, prohibits smoking in enclosed indoor areas, other than those specifically designated as smoking areas, and further forbids designation of any smoking areas in educational facilities. Accordingly, the University of Florida Policy requires that no smoking areas shall be designated within the University facility including, but not …

Selected Laws Pertaining to Alcoholic Beverages

The use of alcoholic beverages by members of the University of Florida Community is subject to the alcoholic beverage laws of the State of Florida and to local ordinances. Below are selected state statutes and city ordinances pertaining to alcoholic beverages. City Ordinance Sections 4-4(b) and (c)

Policy on the Use of Alcoholic Beverages

exercise of personal responsibility expected of members of the University of Florida community includes the obligation to make sound judgments regarding alcoholic beverages. The University of Florida recognizes that individuals and groups assume the risk and liability associated with alcoholic beverages. The sale, service, and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the University of Florida campus and at University of Florida …