NSU Residential Living Guide 2020-2021

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 31 Alcohol Policy Alcoholic Beverages Residents are expected to abide by all Florida State Laws and Statutes regarding the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages. The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under the age of 21 is against the law. Alcohol Paraphernalia Possession of alcohol paraphernalia is strictly prohibited in all residential facilities. Paraphernalia is considered items possessed or used in conjunction with consumption, binge drinking, communal drinking, etc. This includes, but is not limited to: communal/ large drinking containers (kegs, coolers, beer balls, etc.), beer funnels, beer bongs and beer pong tables/equipment. In addition, displays of empty alcoholic beverage containers and items used for consumption of alcohol are strictly prohibited in all residential facilities. Housing and Residence Life staff or Public Safety will ask the resident to remove the items. Presence If you are under the age of 21 and present in a residential facility, individual room, suite, apartment or general vicinity where alcohol is being consumed, you may be considered to be consuming alcoholic beverages (this does not include those who fall under “The Roommate Rule”). All students residing in the Nova Southeastern University Residence Halls and their guests are expected to abide by the Residence Hall and Housing policies and regulations outlined in this handbook. In addition, they are required to follow all rules and regulations in the current issue of the NSU Student Handbook located online at nova.edu/s tudent-handbook. Changes in the content of the student handbook may be made at any time by the University, Division, or College administration. Adequate notice of anticipated changes will be given to the students, whenever possible. Residents are also responsible to be aware of any changes made to the Residential Living Guide throughout the year. Notifications of Residential Living Guide changes during the academic year will be communicated to student through the on-campus mail or e-mail system and the most updated copy of the guide will be maintained on the Residential Life and Housing website at nova.edu/reslife/forms/resguide.pdf. General Regulations The following are types of unacceptable group or individual behavior in the residence halls: Community Standards