Alcohol and Other Drug Policies

Code of Conduct

Student Rights and Responsibilities at Lewis & Clark College establishes clear expectations of behavior that foster academic and communal integrity. Joining this community obliges each member to observe the following principles:

  • mutual respect
  • personal and academic integrity
  • civil discourse  
  • responsible decision-making

By adhering to these principles, members of the community expand their perspective beyond themselves. They are supported as they test boundaries with educationally reflective opportunities to practice self-advocacy and personal responsibility.

Violation of the College Policy on alcohol and drug use is prohibited conduct. Students should be aware that violation of alcohol and drug use policies will result in disciplinary action.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

College Policy on Alcohol and Drug Use

The College has established clear policies on the use, abuse, sale, purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution or dispensing of alcohol and controlled substances. 

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness provides Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Services (SAPES) sessions to students who violate community standards on alcohol and other drugs.

Students should be informed of all college policies regarding alcohol and other drugs and be aware of the consequences, both institutional and legal, of alcohol and other drug use and possession.