Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Campus Policy

The College of Southern Idaho recognizes the health risks and costs associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol and is committed to providing a drug-free and alcohol-free educational environment which supports the mission of the College.

It is the policy of the College of Southern Idaho that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, use of a controlled substance, or the purchase, sale, possession, use, or consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on College premises and at all College-sponsored events and activities on and off campus.

Drug and alcohol policy violations may also constitute violations of laws and students are accountable to both the College and the appropriate law enforcement agency. State and federal laws also prohibit the use and/or possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

CSI reserves the right to notify the appropriate law enforcement agency when violation of the alcohol and drug policy is also a violation of law.

Under Idaho law, it is illegal for any person under 21 years of age to purchase or attempt to purchase or otherwise procure, possess, or consume beer, wine, or other alcoholic or intoxicating liquor. It is also illegal to sell, serve, give or furnish beer, wine, or other alcoholic or intoxicating liquor to a person under age specified above. It is also illegal for any underage person to falsify a driver’s license or other identification document or for any person to permit his/her driver’s license or any other identification document by and underage person to purchase alcoholic beverages. Local beverage ordinances, which conform closely to state law, also apply on College premises and are enforced by the appropriate law enforcement agency.

CSI’s primary role in dealing with matters involving the use or potential use of drugs or alcohol by its students is that of prevention, counseling, and education.

More information about the Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Campus Policy can be found online at www.csi.edu/StudentHandbook.