What is Substance Free?

A Substance Free environment shall be defined as one where the following are prohibited:

  • All use of cigarettes, cigars or burning tobacco in any form;
  • burning of incense;
  • use and/or possession of alcohol and other drugs, which are prohibited by state law and/or Ithaca College policy (i.e., use of marijuana, misuse and/or abuse of prescription drugs, etc.)

Substance Free community members are responsible for upholding these policies, which applies to all common areas, private rooms, hallways, bathrooms, stairwells, and lounges. You are prohibited from returning to the Substance Free community while under the influence of any substance. Substance Free community members are also responsible for the behavior of their guests, and must assume accountability for their actions.