Student Handbook

Alcohol Policy

Revised August 21, 2018

The University follows the laws of Pennsylvania. Consistent with Pennsylvania State Law, Arcadia University:

  • permits the responsible and low-risk use of alcohol by students who are 21 years old or older;
  • does not permit individuals under 21 to use alcohol;
  • does not permit the use of illegal drugs*

* As applied throughout this document, “illegal drugs” are controlled substances as defined by federal, state and local laws. Only those drugs which are properly prescribed, in the original container, for the person prescribed, and used in the manner prescribed are permitted.