Section: Safety and Security
Policy Number: 7-22
Policy Name: Medication and Drug Use and Distribution
Date: October 1, 1981
Revisions: March 1, 1996; April 2005

  1. PURPOSE

    To outline the policy pertaining to the use and distribution of drugs and pharmaceuticals at the University.

  2. POLICY

    No legend medications (drugs which require prescription) can be purchased, stored, packaged, or dispensed at the University of Delaware by anyone except persons authorized to do so by State and Federal regulations, for example, physicians, nurses acting under direct supervision of physicians, and pharmacists. This does not preclude the use of prescribed medications or over the counter (OTC) medications intended for the specific (individual) use of a patient (students and/or staff).

Submitted by: Student Health Services