Laws


Auburn University is an alcohol-free campus. The University follows a Drug-Free Campus and Workplace Policy. Please refer to the Student Policy eHandbook for more information. Alcohol is not allowed on campus.

Alabama Laws:

DUI

  • On top of a DUI going on you’re your permanent records, which may affect job searches, graduate school searches, etc, you may face additional consequences as shown below.

 

    1st Offense

     2nd Offense

      3rd Offense

Classification

Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor

Jail Time

Up to 1 year

Up to 1 year

60 days – 1 Year

Fine

$600 - $2,100

$1,100 - $5,100

$2,100 – $10,100

Drivers License Suspension

90 Days

1 year

3 years

DUI School

Mandatory

Mandatory

Mandatory

 

Minor in Possession

  • It is illegal for any person under the age of 21 to purchase, consume, posses, or transport alcoholic beverages. Fines can be anywhere for $50 to $500 depending on the conviction. Additional sanctions can include up to three months incarceration, suspension of license and various violations that which may be recorded on ones personal record.

Fake ID

  • Using a False ID to purchase alcohol results in fines ranging from $50-$100. A false or altered identification can be considered a felony. It is important to stay away from possessing a fake ID, as it can lead to long-term consequences.
  • Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument is a class B felony.

Furnishing alcohol to a minor

  • First offense results in a fine not less than $100, not more than $1000 plus a possible 3-6 months in jail.
  • Second offense results in no less than 3 months and no more than 6 months in jail.

Disorderly Conduct

  • Class C misdemeanor that can result in fines typically no more than $500.