The possession, sale, consumption and distribution of alcoholic beverages in the Residence Hall is prohibited. The use of narcotics without a valid prescription and abuse of controlled substances are also prohibited.
Students who are disruptive in Residence Life community and are identified as inebriated are in violation of policy. Students found with empty alcohol containers (i.e bottles, cans, any paraphernalia ) are in violation of the Alcohol and Controlled Substance Policy.
Students are expected to abide by the rules and regulations of New Jersey City University and Federal and State laws regarding the use, possession, sale, consumption and distribution of alcohol or any controlled substances. Refer to the student Code of Conduct, resident student handbook for specific information regarding the University’s policy on alcohol and controlled substance.
The Family Educational Right to Privacy Act amendment of 1998 authorizes New Jersey City University to notify the parents/guardians of students who are under the age of twenty-one (21) and found in violation of the University’s Drug and Alcohol Policy.
The New Jersey City University Residence Life Drug and Alcohol policy provides for parental notification when a student is:
New Jersey State Law
According to New Jersey State Law, it is illegal for anyone under twenty-one to:
1. Purchase or consume alcoholic beverages.
2. Enter places licensed to sell alcoholic beverages with intent to purchase, to be served or have delivered to them alcoholic
3. Misrepresent his/her age or the age of anyone else for purpose of purchasing alcohol or gaining entrance to a place which sells or serves alcohol.
4. It is illegal for anyone to purchase or give alcohol to a person who is under 21 years of age.
NJCU students often have questions and/concerns they want to resolve. The Counseling Center offers NJCU students the FREE and CONFIDENTIAL services of qualified and concerned professionals who can provide students with support in addressing their concerns. Topics students commonly choose to explore with a counselor include: adjustment to the University; study skills; educational and career options; anxiety; depression; self-esteem; family difficulties; relationships; alcohol and substance abuse; sexual concerns; stress; anger management; parenting; and eating/body image concerns.