Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Standards

As established by the Fraternity’s Conventions attended by its various chapters, each chapter of The Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity shall maintain the following standards as a condition of its charter as a chapter in good standing with the International Fraternity, or as a prerequisite for a colony to obtain a charter from the International Fraternity. Each member and officer of a chapter or colony shall comply with the following standards as a condition to maintain his membership and/or officer position in good standing with the chapter or colony.

Alcohol & Drugs

The possession, use and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages, while on chapter premises, during an official chapter event, or in any situation sponsored or endorsed by the chapter, must be in compliance with any and all applicable laws of the state, county, city and university.

Open social functions, meaning those planned activities conducted by a chapter where alcohol is present with unrestricted access to alcohol by non-members of the Fraternity, who do not have a specific invitation, shall be prohibited.

The purchase or use of a bulk quantity or common source(s) of alcoholic beverages by a chapter is prohibited.

No chapter shall permit, tolerate, encourage or participate in “drinking games” at a chapter-sponsored event.

The possession, sale and/or use of any illegal drugs or controlled substances at any chapter house, chapter-sponsored or cosponsored event, or at any event that an observer would associate with the chapter, is strictly prohibited.

No alcoholic beverages may be purchased through the chapter treasury nor may the purchase of same for the members or guests be undertaken or coordinated by any member in the name of or on behalf of the chapter.

All recruitment or rush activities conducted by or on behalf of any chapter shall be non-alcoholic.

No alcohol shall be present at any new member program, activity, or ritual of the chapter.

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