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Alcohol and marijuana are the most common drugs on campus. A key thing to know about college is that you will never need to "look" for drugs—they will be around you and most likely more than a few of your friends will have it or know where to get it. Rest assured: It will be a subject of conversation during a late-night outing. Students are allowed to consume alcohol in their dorm rooms and house lounges, but they are not allowed open alcohol in hallways and public areas. Furthermore, drinking games are restricted in all University residence buildings. If caught breaking any of the residence terms and agreements, students can receive a fine, be put on probation, and/or have their residence contract terminated. The University itself generally does not get involved with drinking violations, unless it interferes with Campus Security. Most violations are dealt with by residence coordinators or Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Most bars, clubs, and liquor stores require two pieces of identification: one primary, one secondary. Primary IDs include any form of government-issued picture IDs with your legal name and date of birth. Secondary IDs can be anything with your name, such as a credit card or medical card.
Students are not generally peer-pressured into doing anything they don't want to, but keep in mind that drugs such as marijuana are socially accepted by most students. Thus, it is not uncommon to smell marijuana at night when passing more remote locations. Student residences have a strict no-drug policy.