Drug and Substance Abuse

JCU Halls of Residence has a responsibility and strong commitment to provide a safe and secure environment to all residents. We have a zero tolerance to illegal drugs and substance abuse.

Substance abuse is the misuse of both legal and illegal drugs, controlled substances, alcohol and prescribed or over-the-counter medications.

The following are prohibited and will result in termination of residency:

  • Possession, distribution, sale, or use of illegal drugs or other illegal substances (including synthetic drugs or other natural or chemical compound which purports to mimic the effects of illegal substances)

  • Use and/or being under the influence of illegal drugs or other illegal substances (including synthetic drugs or other natural or chemical compound which purports to mimic the effects of illegal substances);
  • Possession of an implement which could be used for the digestion, smoking or injection of illegal drugs or other illegal substances (including synthetic drugs or other natural or chemical compound which purports to mimic the effects of illegal substances).

  • Repeated drunk and disorderly behaviour (alcohol abuse) or failure to comply with conditions imposed under an Alcohol Ban.

JCU Halls of Residence reserves the right to report any breach of these restrictions to the Police and/or parents or guardians of the Resident.