Intercollegiate Athletics Drug Education, Testing and Counseling Program

Policy number: 
07.031
Policy description: 

The Administration of the University of North Texas (UNT), as well as its health service professional, substance abuse counselors and coaches, strongly believe that the use and/or abuse of the drugs listed late in this policy (excluding those drugs prescribed by a physician to treat a specific medical condition) can:
1. Seriously affect the performance of individuals as students and as athletes;
2. Be detrimental to the physical and mental wellbeing of its student athletes, no matter when such usage should occur during the year;
3. Be dangerous to the athlete and his/her teammates in athletic competition to practice; and
4. Be detrimental to the spirit of fair competition.

Policy owner: Director of Athletics
Policy contact: 
Mike Ashbaugh
Senior Associate Athletic Director, Business Operations
Athletics
Applies to: 
Students
Date Issued: 
Friday, August 1, 1986

Last updated: 

Date: 
2011-05-01
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
2004-11-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
2000-04-01
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
1995-08-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
1986-08-01
Action: 
New Policy