Further Information

The University Police/Public Safety Department rigorously enforces laws regulating underage drinking, the use of controlled substances, and weapons. Illegal drugs are not permitted on campus. Downstate maintains an Employee Assistance Program for faculty and staff needs, and a full time counselor for students. Additional information is available from the Human Resources Department, the Student Affairs Office, the Student Handbook and/or our webpage which can be located at

Firearms Policy

Firearms and dangerous weapons of any type are not permitted on campus, with the exception of law enforcement personnel. Criminal intentional use, possession or sale of firearms, or other dangerous weapons is strictly forbidden.