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NYFA’s Drug and Alcohol Policy for Students

The New York Film Academy is committed to providing and sustaining for students, faculty and staff, a safe, healthy, and supportive environment conducive to optimum professional and personal growth and development.

In compliance with this objective and in accordance with United States Department of Education Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989, Public Law 101-226, this document, distributed annually, informs students, faculty and staff of:

  1. NYFA’s institutional policies and standards of conduct related to alcohol and drugs

  2. The disciplinary sanctions under NYFA conduct policies for violations of standards of conduct related to use of alcohol and drugs

  3. Legal sanctions and penalties related to the alcohol and drugs based on federal, state and local laws

  4. The health risks associated with alcohol and drug use 

  5. Resources for help and treatment for the treatment of substance abuse and addiction


Click this link to view NYFA’s Drug and Alcohol Policy for Students


Student behaviors that are in alleged violation of the NYFA Drug and Alcohol Policy for Students will be reviewed and investigated in accordance with the NYFA Student Code of Conduct.


NYFA values, first and foremost, the health and safety of its students. Students in medical crisis and students directly responsible for securing medical assistance to address a students’ medical crisis resulting from alcohol and/or drug abuse or misuse may be granted medical amnesty. 


For questions about NYFA’s Drug and Alcohol Policy for Students, contact your campus Dean of Students or Campus Dean:

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