FRATERNITY/SORORITY ALCOHOL POLICY
The Office of Greek Life at The University of Southern Mississippi prohibits the unlawful possession, consumption and distribution of alcoholic beverages by students, employees and alumni in fraternity houses and The Village.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding alcohol.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.
Website Address for this Policy
Any possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages of any kind in plain view in fraternity houses or The Village shall be considered in violation of campus policy. Furthermore, any preponderance of evidence or presence of community alcohol including, but not limited to, drinking games and rapid consumption techniques and devices (e.g., flip cup, beer pong, quarters, funnels, power hour, whoop juice, card games, shots, etc.) violate this policy as well as the University Alcohol Policy. All individual student violations of the University Alcohol Policy will be handled in the Dean of Students office and follow their sanction process for alcohol violations, while fraternities and sororities found in violation of community alcohol will be subject to the following: All fraternities and sororities found in violation of community alcohol will receive the following minimum sanctions:
The Dean of Students is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website
02/05/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.