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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I'm not complaining about it

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: its somewhat safe. it can be improved though

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: The drug scene on Savannah State campus is average because the campus police are always looking to see if someone is drinking underage or smoking on campus. I dont think the drug and alcohol use is visible because the students know what kind of campus they live on. I also do not believe that there is a lot of peer pressure because you don't do something that others do then you want be judge or forced to do it.

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4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: The drug scene isnt any different fromany other. We have close access to alcohol and everyone partakes in a cup or two at parties. It's not bad at all.

2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Everybody smokes weed n drinks


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On Savannah State's campus, drugs and alcohol are mostly nonexistent, and if they are used, students are pretty discreet about it. As far as campus life is concerned, everyone is working to succeed; you don't just see people walking around campus smoking. You can only find something if you're looking for it; therefore, students who decide to obtain drugs and alcohol are ultimately in search of it. Students are not peer pressured to do anything they do not want to do, considering that students are all adults. No one is trying to fit in; everyone is simply trying to be themselves.

Savannah State is a dry campus, meaning whether you are 21 years of age or not, no alcohol is allowed. Using alcohol and drugs can result in a $500 fine and a possible suspension from the University. Not to mention, there is a K-9 police dog that sniffs drugs. Plus, RAs and CAs do continuous room checks to ensure the safety of the student body, and if you don't get caught, watch out—someone might report you.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
Alcohol-Related Arrests
Drug-Related Referrals
Drug-Related Arrests
Most Popular Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
Counseling Services
King-Frazier Complex
(912) 358-3129
Referral services are available.
Did You Know?
SSU forbids the use of illicit drugs and alcohol on school grounds in accordance with the Drug-Free Communities and Schools Act Amendments of 1989 and the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Act of 1990.

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 47 responses

  • 40% Marijuana
  • 39% Alcohol
  • 11% None
  • 4% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 1% Ecstasy
  • 1% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 1% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 1% Steroids
  • 1% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 1% Heroin
  • 0% Cocaine
  • 0% Methamphetamine

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 46 responses

  • 13% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.
  • 30% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 22% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 28% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 7% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 46 responses

  • 9% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.
  • 30% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 20% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 26% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 15% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 47 responses

  • 19% Very limited.
  • 40% Somewhat limited.
  • 34% Somewhat abundant.
  • 6% Practically unlimited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 47 responses

  • 45% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
  • 43% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 11% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 2% If you don't partake, you're left out.
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