University is dedicated to providing a safe learning environment that promotes
wellness, academic and personal growth, intellectual, ethical and aesthetic
values. The university is responsible for providing a drug free campus
community where the use of alcohol and other drugs does not interfere with the
pursuit of knowledge and understanding by students, faculty and staff.
possession, distribution, or use of alcohol and other drugs on the Mansfield
University campus or at any university-sponsored activities is prohibited..
Individuals violating this prohibition will face disciplinary sanctions, and/or
arrest, and possible termination from the university. University disciplinary
actions will include an educational component to encourage the individual's
acceptance of the responsibility for his/her own choices and behavior. Alcohol
use and possession by individuals 21 or older in accordance with state and
federal laws is permitted within designated residence halls.
University will proactively educate, create an environment that promotes and
reinforces a healthy living model, and provide information to students, faculty
and staff for the expressed purpose of preventing the abuse of alcohol and
other drugs. The University will also provide counseling and referrals for
students and staff with alcohol or other drug problems.
(Updated November 25, 2014)