Part 8 Subpart 8-8 Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Sec. 8-801. Statement of Purpose.

The purpose of this subpart is to communicate a comprehensive approach to dealing with issues related to alcohol and other drugs. The policy will assist all members of the Ferris State University community, as it provides an educational context for these issues, identifies resources available, and enunciates specific policies that relate directly to faculty, staff and students. The foundations for this policy reflect the University's core values:

  1. To support the academic mission of the University;
  2. To support education as the primary route to personal development, professional productivity, economic success, and social contribution;
  3. To provide a safe, supportive, and stimulating learning environment;
  4. To provide a service to, and involvement with, the community, the state, the nation, and the world.

Prior Board Action:

October 15, 1999.