Alcohol and Other Drug Policy

The University recognizes drug and alcohol dependency as treatable conditions and offers student support programs for University students and employees with substance dependency problems. Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) offers programs and personal consultation services. Information about the programs and about the health risks associated with substance abuse can be found on the SHCS website.

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, use, or sale of alcohol or of controlled substances by university employees and students in the workplace, on university premises, at official University functions, or on university business is prohibited.

UCSF’s implementation of the regulations associated with the UC Policies Applying to Campus Activities, Organizations and Students are designed to protect the rights of members of the University, prevent interference with University functions or activities, and assure compliance with all pertinent laws and policies.