Alcohol and Drug Use Policy

  1. Alcohol
    A student shall be prohibited from using, possessing, controlling, manufacturing, transmitting, distributing, selling, or being under the influence of intoxicating beverages on College District property, in College District vehicles, and at College District-related activities.  With the prior consent of the Board or the College President, these provisions may be waived with respect to a specific location on College District property or a specific event that is sponsored by the College District.

State law shall be strictly enforced at all times on all property controlled by the College District in regard to the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

  • Controlled Substances
    No student shall possess, use, control, manufacture, transmit, distribute, sell, or attempt to possess, use, control, manufacture, transmit, distribute, sell, or be under the influence of any of the following substances (on College District property, in College District vehicles, or at College District-related activities):
    • Any controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by law, including but not limited to marijuana, any narcotic drug, hallucinogen, stimulant, depressant, amphetamine, or barbiturate.
    • Any abusable glue, aerosol paint, or any other volatile chemical substance for inhalation.
    • Any performance-enhancing substance, including steroids.
    • Any designer drug.
    • Any other intoxicant or mood-changing, mind-altering, or behavior-altering drug.
    • Exceptions
      • It shall not be considered a violation of this policy if the student:
        • Uses or possesses a controlled substance or drug authorized by a licensed physician through a prescription specifically for that student’s use;
        • Possesses a controlled substance or drug that a licensed physician has prescribed for the student’s child or other individual for whom the student is a legal guardian;
        • Cultivates, possesses, transports, or sells hemp as authorized by law; or
        • Possesses, sells, or distributes Dextromethorphan.
  • Paraphernalia

The use, possession, control, manufacture, transmission, distribution, or sale of paraphernalia related to any prohibited substance is prohibited.

  • Violation
    Students who violate this policy shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action. [See FM and FMA] Such disciplinary action may include referral to drug and alcohol counseling or rehabilitation programs or student assistance programs, suspension, expulsion, and referral to appropriate law enforcement officials for prosecution.