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We hope you find the information and resources below helpful. If you have additional questions or need further information, please reach out!

Campus Resources
The University of Dayton has many campus departments that can assist students with maintaining their health and wellbeing.
Campus Polices

Students' behaviors and actions are expected to contribute to the common good, demonstrate value and dignity to all people, and share in the Commitment to Community. To create a learning and living environment that promotes health and safety, all students are asked to adhere to the University's standards of behavior. At the University of Dayton, the Office of Community Standards and Civility oversees compliance with the Standards and Behavior and Code of Conduct. 

Review Standards of Behavior
For Parents and Families
As students transition to college, they will likely be faced with the decision to use alcohol. Research has shown that parents play an important role in influencing their student’s behavior. Having ongoing conversations with your student about alcohol and other drug use can be an important tool in preventing high-risk alcohol use and promoting health and wellbeing.

Remind your student:
  • it is illegal to consume alcohol under the age of 21
  • choosing to use alcohol or other drugs can have serious consequences to self and others 
Encourage your student to:
  • choose fun, alternative activities that do not involve alcohol
  • identify ways to cope with inevitable stressors
  • share their goals and expectations for their college experience
  • share their concerns and ask for support
When to Seek Support

When an individual continues to use substances, despite experiencing problems, they might have a substance use disorder. 

Substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically significant impairment, including health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home.

If you or someone you know is experiencing problems related to substance use, contact a healthcare provider. 

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
Medication Safety

Taking medication in a manner or dose other than prescribed; taking someone else’s prescription, even if for a legitimate medical complaint such as pain; or taking a medication to feel different can have serious medical consequences. 

Protect yourself and others by always practicing proper medication use, storage, and disposal.

Learn more about Medication Safety
Tobacco Education and Cessation
The Center for Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources and Education offers educational programs to increase awareness of the benefits of choosing a tobacco-free lifestyle.
Learn more about Tobacco Education
Recovery Resources
For students who are currently in recovery or students who are considering recovery, we are here to support you.
Find Recovery Resources for Students
Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act
The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act requires that institutions of higher education adopt and implement programs to prevent the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees.
Learn more about Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act

Center for Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources and Education

Adele Center
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2610