Helpful Hints – Responsible Partying
If you host or attend a party, please remember to act responsibly. Below are some guidelines to follow. If you have any more questions about partying in Bryan or College Station, then feel free to contact Aggieland Apartment Finders. Our team will be happy to direct you to more information.
- Have alternative transportation arranged — post CARPOOL’s number (693-9905)
- Be considerate of your neighbors
- Know your guests
- Know your lease regulations
- Have non-alcoholic beverages available
- Ensure that only guests 21 and older have access to any alcoholic drinks
- Be familiar with the signs of alcohol poisoning
Signs of Alcohol Poisoning
- Person is unconscious, cannot be woken, or can only be awakened for a short time
- Difficulty standing or walking
- Person is not aware of surroundings
- Exhibits respiratory difficulties
- Fever or chills
- Fingernail beds or gums are bluish
- Extremities are cold or clammy
- Vomiting while semi-conscious or unconscious
- Increased, decreased, or irregular pulse
If you see any of the above signs, immediately call 911.
Alcohol and the Law
Minor in Possession (MIP): Consuming or possessing an alcoholic beverage by a minor except in the visible presence of the minor’s adult parent, guardian, or spouse. Class C Misdemeanor.
Public Intoxication (PI): Appearing in a public place while intoxicated so much that the person may endanger him/herself or another person. Class C Misdemeanor.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI): A minor operating a motor vehicle in a public place while having any detectable amount of alcohol in the minor’s system. Class C Misdemeanor.
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI): Operating a motor vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft in a public place while intoxicated. Class B Misdemeanor.
Contributing to a Minor: This can include selling, providing, purchasing or making alcohol available to a person under the age of 21. *ANYONE can receive this ticket, even a minor! Class A Misdemeanor.
Class C Misdemeanor: Fine up to $500; other penalties include: community service, alcohol awareness course and 30 day driver’s license suspension.
Class B Misdemeanor: Fine up to $2000; additional penalties include: community service and 72 hour minimum confinement.
Class A Misdemeanor: Fine up to $4000; additional penalties include: up to 1 year in jail.
Information provided by the Alcohol and Drug Education Program