Alcohol & Drug Policy

Lycoming College complies with all federal, state and local laws including those which regulate the possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages and controlled substances. On college property, or at college events, the following are prohibited:

  • Distribution, possession or use of any illegal drug or controlled substance.
  • Providing alcoholic beverages to individuals under twenty-one years of age, or possession of alcoholic beverages by individuals under twenty-one years of age.
  • Illegal possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage, public intoxication and driving while intoxicated.

The Student Handbook lists the policy and procedures regarding an individual's use of alcohol in the residence halls and details a range of sanctions for students found in violation of the above policy.

Lycoming College Search Policy

The Wellness Advisory Committee provides programming designed to inform and educate the college community about the responsible use of alcohol. This organization, in conjunction with the Campus Activities Board, sponsors a variety of alcohol-free social events. They also coordinate programs for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week and the Freshman Seminar Programs.

The Health and Counseling Center at Lycoming College offers services to the College community, including assessment and assistance to individual's with alcohol or drug problems.