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Adelphi University Policy

Standards of Conduct

Adelphi University—in its mission to provide a quality education for students and to prepare them for a productive and civilized life—realizes the importance of a drug-free campus and is therefore strongly committed to the prevention of substance abuse. 

To maintain an atmosphere conducive to this mission, the following policies, rules, and standards have been implemented. They apply to all students, employees, and their organizations, and are in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. 

A biennial review of this program will be conducted to determine its effectiveness and to suggest the implementation of changes to the program, if deemed necessary. This review will also ensure that the sanctions developed by the University are consistently enforced. 

General Policies

  1. The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of illicit drugs and alcohol anywhere on Adelphi’s campuses or as part of any Adelphi University activity is prohibited.
  2. Students and others who have demonstrated a repeated abuse of alcohol will be referred to appropriate counseling services.
  3. Disruptive or inappropriate behavior caused by drugs or alcohol use will not be tolerated. Violators are subject to removal from campus and disciplinary action.
  4. All members of the Adelphi community must abide by the terms of this policy.
  5. Violations of the policies, rules, and standards adopted by the University concerning substance abuse should be reported to the Office of Human Resources when the violation involves an employee. The Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Labor Relations or a designated representative will be assigned to process reports (as defined in the Drug Free Workplace Act) regarding convictions of employees. Student-related reports should be made to the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs. Convictions of anyone employed on a federal grant program must be reported to the Provost’s Office so that a report can be made to the federal government within ten days after conviction.
  6. Any member of the Adelphi community found to be in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, which may range from referral for counseling, disciplinary probation, loss of University housing, suspension or dismissal from the University or employment, based on the merits of the case.
  7. Any student or employee convicted under federal, state or local law applicable to the policy stated above (#1) must report said conviction within five days. Students report to the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs; employees report to the Office of Human Resources.

Rules Governing the Use of Alcohol

  1. Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted under any circumstances anywhere in the residence halls, including student rooms. Guests who bring alcoholic beverages into the residence halls or rooms will be subject to strict disciplinary action.
  2. Alcoholic beverages may be provided only through the University in licensed premises, including the Ruth S. Harley University Center and Alumni House and served by designated university officials. No other alcoholic beverages may be brought onto campus or served.
    1. Licensed premises must operate within the rules, regulations, and statutory requirements of federal, state, and local governments.
    2. Drinking contests of any kind are strictly prohibited.
    3. When alcoholic beverages are provided on campus, food and non-alcoholic beverages must also be made available.
    4. Advertisements for student events should be commensurate with the educational mission of the University. Emphasis on alcohol terminology will not be permitted in advertisements.
  1. The possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages outdoors is restricted by Village of Garden City Ordinance.
  2. Solicitation and publication of alcohol-related advertisements in University publications and media is prohibited.

Rules Governing Smoking

  1. Smoking (including cigars, e-cigarettes, hookah pens, e-hookahs, vaping pens, vape pipes, as well as any and all similar products) on the Garden City campus is permitted only at five designated, clearly marked sites. No smoking is allowed while traveling on walkways or traveling to or from sites where smoking is permitted.

Current designated smoking areas:

  1. Northeast corner of Levermore
  2. Northeast corner of the University Center
  3. Northeast side of Post Hall
  4. South side of Swirbul Library
  5. Southwest corner of Angello Alumni House

Residential Hall

  1. Overnight guests are held responsible for any misplaced or damaged keys to the residential halls.  In the event of non-returned, lost or missing keys, overnight guests will be charged $90.00 for each set of keys and/or $10.00 for each card.
  2. Unauthorized guests may not be permitted into the residential halls at any point in time.
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