Campus Strictness

Location
Eugene, OR
Undergrads
18,738
Tuition (in-state)
$27,653 ($8,789)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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1 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: Strict. Police only target partying campus kids and their landlords. All while they continue to drive around in their new sports cars.

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Never had to deal with them

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: Have not encountered many of the situations mentioned about so difficult to answer

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Strictness: I really do not know since I do not hang out on campus.

4 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: I haven't had any problems with this. I have had friends who have gotten in trouble but they were written up and dealt with it easily enough.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 1087th
    Most Lenient Parking
  • 1328th
    Best Campus Police
  • 1354th
    Strictest Honor Code

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Amy Beemer
Hometown
Pacific Palisades, CA
Major
Humanities
Grad Year
2014
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The University and Eugene police departments have gone through periods of both relaxed policies and rigid ones, but they seem to have finally found a reasonable medium. Dorm infractions are punished very gently, but some police officers will readily issues citations for MIPs (minors in possession of alcohol) and break up parties. For big parties, police will usually let the crowd leave and just write up the owner or facilitator. Smaller parties aren't always so lucky, and it's not uncommon for underage drinkers to get busted at these.

On the drug side of the issue, authorities are often much calmer with marijuana because they understand its regularity (and it doesn't tend to contribute to large gatherings and riots). Concerning harder substances, however, punishment depends on the individual officer and the atmosphere of the situation. Don't be surprised to hear about strict enforcement, as authorities have stated that they won't tolerate drug abuse on or around campus—but don't be surprised if you can get away with it, either.

Facts & Statistics

Students Are Most Likely to Get Caught...
  • Downloading copyrighted materials
  • Drinking in dormitories
  • Fighting
  • Parking illegally
  • Plagiarizing
  • Smoking in dormitories
  • Smoking on campus (banned beginning Fall 2012)
  • Underage drinking (Minor in Possession)
  • Violating noise regulations
Visitation Policies
Overnight visitors are limited to six per term, and written approval from your roommate is required.

Student Polls

Rate strictness of administration policies on the following topics    Based on 111 responses

Very strict
Very lenient
  • Alcohol use in dorms
  • Attendance
  • Creating new student organizations
  • Drug use
  • Honor code
  • Noise violations
  • Parking
  • Protests/demonstrations
  • Underage drinking
  • Visitation in dorms

How do the campus police or safety officers affect your campus experience?    Based on 128 responses

  • 2% Very negatively. They treat everyone like criminals.
  • 10% Fairly negatively. They're only interested in breaking up the fun.
  • 60% Fairly positively. They're pretty easy to get along with if you respect them.
  • 28% Very positively. Officers are kind and helpful.

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