Carleton’s Smoking Policy prohibits smoking in buidings and garages on the Carleton University campus as well as within 10 metres of any entrance or exit and any air intake or open window for any building or residence.


  • Students are required to show proper identification when asked by any Carleton University staff or faculty in the course of their duties.
  • In addition, anyone on campus is required to show proper identification when asked by a campus safety officer or special constable.

Alcohol consumption

  • Persons who are under the age of 19 may not purchase, obtain, possess, or consume alcohol.
  • No person can sell or supply alcohol to a person under the age of 19.
  • Alcohol may be consumed if the person is 19 years old in areas that are licensed for the sale or service of alcohol or a private residence. Private residences include any residence bedroom, suite, and bathroom or floor lounge.
  • In non-licensed areas of the Residence, where consumption of alcohol is permitted, staff of the Department of Housing and Conference Services and Campus Safety Services may demand that proof of age be provided by anyone who is consuming alcohol.
  • Persons who serve alcohol or who permit alcohol to be served on their premises, or on premises which they control, have a duty to ensure for the safety of persons who consume such alcohol, while they are on the premises and after they have left the premises.
  • No alcohol may be consumed in the residence floor corridor.
  • All facilities will refuse admission to anyone who is or appears to be intoxicated, and will refuse service of alcohol to any guest or patron who is or appears to be intoxicated.
  • A list of individuals banned from on-campus venues is to be shared and enforced by all on-campus venues and by the Campus Safety Services and the Office of Student Affairs.

For more information, please refer to the Carleton University Alcohol Policy by clicking here.

In addition, Campus Safety Services officers have authority to act as peace officers under the Liquor Licence Act of Ontario.