Using medical marijuana on NAU property is prohibited even if you have a valid prescription.
Although Arizona law provides for medical use of marijuana by those with a valid prescription, federal law continues to prohibit the possession, use, or cultivation of marijuana at educational institutions such as Northern Arizona University. This means that even for those with a valid prescription, marijuana at NAU is prohibited. NAU continues to enforce its policies prohibiting the use or possession of all illegal drugs on its campuses or other properties. It is also a violation of University policy for employees to be under the influence any intoxicant, including medical marijuana while fulfilling their employment responsibilities.
Students or employees who violate University policy that bars the use or possession of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia on property owned or otherwise under the University’s control, including in University housing facilities, are subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion or termination of employment. Such violations may also result in criminal liability. Visitors or guests who violate University policy may be ejected from
Students with questions about medical marijuana may contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 928-523-5181 or Student.Life@nau.edu.
Employees with questions about medical marijuana may contact Human Resources at 928-523-2223 or HR.Contact@nau.edu.