The College recognizes the dangers posed by the illegal use and abuse of alcoholic beverages and drugs and is committed to strictly abiding by and enforcing all state, federal and local laws governing the possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages and drugs, including, but not limited to, the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1989 and the Drug Free School and Community Act of 1989.

Students and employees are prohibited from possessing, selling or using alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs on campus or at any College function. Exceptions to this rule with the regard to the use of alcoholic beverages may be made by the President or designee in specific circumstances and designated campus areas.

Students who violate alcohol and drug laws are subject to prosecution by local, state and federal officials, and are subject to disciplinary action under the Student Code of Conduct.

Employees who violate alcohol and drug laws are subject to prosecution by local, state and federal officials, and are subject to disciplinary action under College personnel policies and procedures.

The College publishes detailed information pursuant to the Federal Controlled Substances Act each term in our Schedule of Classes Bulletin; also, the Student Handbook contains information on alcohol and drug laws and policies. Information on alcohol and drug-related health problems and treatment may be obtained through Student Services offices.

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