Know all the facts

Before you consider using recreational marijuana in Oregon, it is important to know and understand the facts and policies about its use. Just like with alcohol and other drugs, there are existing laws. The university also has a policy regarding the use of marijuana. Violations are subject to sanctions according to the UO Student Code of Conduct.

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Keep it off campus

You cannot use or possess marijuana in any form anywhere on University of Oregon property, including Autzen Stadium. This means no vaporizers, no edibles, and no smoking.

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Be of age

You may possess and use recreational marijuana only if you are 21 or older. But not on campus.

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Stay inside the house

You can only use marijuana at home (if your landlord allows it) or on private property (if the owner allows it). Check your lease!

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Stay inside the state

You cannot transport marijuana across any border, including Washington.

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Know the limits

You may possess up to eight ounces of usable marijuana in your home and one ounce of usable marijuana outside the home, but not on campus.


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Don't be on the move

You cannot drive a vehicle or ride a bike under the influence of marijuana.


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Grow, within limits

You can grow up to four plants per residence, out of public view. Check with your landlord first!

Still have questions

Trying to understand the university policy and the state laws can be confusing. Here are some frequently asked questions that can help further illustrate how to use marijuana responsibly and abide by the policies and laws regarding marijuana.

Marijuana FAQ