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Consequences of a minor in possession charge at CU Boulder

There are a ton of new experiences for you in store in college. An aspect of that can include alcohol, which comes with its own rules. You want to have fun, but obey the rules of your school at the same time.

Make sure you are aware of these so your college experience isn't full of unanticipated legal consequences. We will outline the consequences of minor in possession charges, both academically at CU Boulder and with the state, here:

Academic consequences

At CU Boulder, if you are charged with an MIP you will have to meet with the Office of Student Conduct. Officers of the student conduct office have full power to determine what to do from there.

There is both an informal and formal process, based on a few factors including severity of conduct and whether or not you admit to your alleged conduct.

The formal process involves an official judgement and could result in punishment. The informal process is voluntary and typically has an educational nature, such as taking a class on alcohol abuse.

Results of the formal process can include:

  • Mandatory attendance at classes or programs
  • Community service
  • Warnings
  • Residence hall reassignment or termination
  • Probation
  • Suspension
  • Expulsion
  • Restriction of university services

State consequences

If you are given an MIP, you will have to appear before the Boulder Municipal Court. There is also a $50 court fee you will have to pay. In some cases, you could have to attend and pay for alcohol classes. In the eyes of the state, each offense increases the consequences you have to face.

Both state and academic consequences are severe and can have a significant impact on your life. Be careful when dealing with alcohol at school and stay informed about the rules at your school and in your state.

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