§ All students must comply with federal, state and city laws and/or the New England College policy concerning alcohol use
§ Drunkenness and public intoxication, regardless of age, are unacceptable behaviors.
§ Any students of legal drinking age who choose to room with a student not of legal drinking age may not possess or consume alcohol in their residence hall room.
§ Those persons not of legal age may not transport, possess, or consume alcohol or be present in a residence hall room where alcohol is being consumed.
§ Attendance at an illegal alcohol gathering is a violation of College policy.
§ New England College prohibits any possession or use of kegs, pony kegs, multi-quart containers or alcoholic punches on the College campus. Drinking games or events (e.g. quarters or around the world parties) are strictly prohibited.
§ Visitors to New England College must comply with state laws and college policy regarding use of alcohol. Responsibility to assure that a guest is of legal drinking age rests with the resident host(s).
§ New England College prohibits use of alcohol in its vans, buses and other College vehicles.
§ Students of legal drinking age may have small quantities of alcohol in their residence hall rooms for their responsible personal consumption. Students 21 years or older may consume and transport alcoholic beverages on campus under the following conditions only:
§ Students of legal drinking age may consume alcohol in their residence hall rooms, but not in lounges, hallways, common areas, or other unauthorized public places (for example, all school grounds, academic buildings, and locales of off-campus NEC functions. Any alcohol in unauthorized situations will be confiscated and the individual(s) will be subject to disciplinary action.
§ Students of legal drinking age may consume alcohol in the room of another student of legal drinking age.
§ Students of legal drinking age may transport alcohol in an enclosed container to their own room or the room of another student of legal drinking age.
§ Students of legal drinking age may not consume alcohol in residence hall rooms in the presence of students not of legal drinking age.
§ Students of legal drinking age may not transport alcohol to or consume alcohol in the residence hall room of a person under legal drinking age.
§ A student who is experiencing health issues associated with the use of alcohol may be suspended from NEC and required to undergo professional evaluation and treatment prior to reapplying for admission to complete their education.