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These are recommended minimum sanctions for alcohol/drug offenses for students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Sanctions may be increased based on the nature/severity of the behavior and /or the previous, disciplinary history of the student and may be modified by the conduct officers or hearing body if adequate mitigating factors are present.

Alcohol Fines & Sanctions

1st Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Underage possession/consumption of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Reprimand
    • Educational program or intervention and follow-up
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Prohibited distribution/sale of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • $150 Fine
    • Disciplinary probation (one semester minimum)
    • Educational program or intervention and follow-up
    • Parental notification as appropriate

2nd Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Underage possession/consumption of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Probation (one semester minimum)
    • $100.00 Fine
    • Educational program or intervention and follow-up
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Prohibited distribution/sale of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary probation (two semester minimum, excluding summers)
    • $200.00 Fine
    • Educational Program and follow up
    • Parental notification as appropriate

3rd Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Underage possession/consumption of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Suspension (one semester minimum)
    • $200.00 Fine
    • Intervention and assessment
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Prohibited distribution/sale of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Suspension (two semester minimum, excluding summers)
    • $250.00 Fine
    • Intervention and assessment upon return
    • Parental notification as appropriate

4th Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Underage possession/consumption of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Expulsion

Distribution

  • Offense — Prohibited distribution/sale of alcohol
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Expulsion

Drugs & Controlled Dangerous Substances Fines & Sanctions

1st Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Unlawful possession or use of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) or paraphernalia
  • Sanction
    • Reprimand
    • Educational Program and Intervention with follow-up
    • Possible immediate removal from Residence Halls (for possession arrest)
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Distribution/sale of CDS and/or other drugs
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Suspension (two semester minimum, excluding summers)
    • $200.00 Fine
    • Intervention and assessment upon return
    • Parental notification as appropriate

2nd Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Unlawful possession or use of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) or paraphernalia
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Probation (two semester minimum, excluding summers.)
    • $100.00 Fine
    • Possible immediate removal from Residence Halls (for possession arrest)
    • Educational program or intervention and follow-up
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Distribution/sale of CDS and/or other drugs
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Suspension (four semester minimum, excluding summers)
    • $300.00 Fine
    • Intervention and assessment upon return
    • Parental notification as appropriate

3rd Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Unlawful possession or use of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) or paraphernalia
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Suspension (two semester minimum, excluding summers)
    • $200.00 Fine
    • Intervention session(s) and assessment upon return
    • Parental notification as appropriate

Distribution

  • Offense — Distribution/sale of CDS and/or other drugs
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Expulsion

4th Offense

Violations below based on the Alcohol Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Personal

  • Offense — Unlawful possession or use of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) or paraphernalia
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Expulsion

Distribution

  • Offense — Distribution/sale of CDS and/or other drugs
  • Sanction
    • Disciplinary Expulsion