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Procedure: 1070

Title: Alcohol and Drug-Free Campus and Workplace

Based on Policy: 1.07 - Alcohol and Drug-Free Campus and Workplace

Office of Primary Responsibility: President's Office


  1. Purpose:

In compliance with the provisions of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (Public Law 101-226), the college will take such steps as are necessary in order to promote a drug-free campus and workplace in accordance with the act and public law.

  1. Procedure:
    1. Employees.

      The director, human resources will take the following steps to promote a drug-free workplace as required by the act by:
      1. Publish a statement notifying employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance or alcohol by college employees is prohibited and that an employee convicted of such activities will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment
      2. Establish a drug-free awareness program to inform employees about
        1. The dangers of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
        2. The college’s policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace
        3. Any available drug and alcohol counseling, rehabilitation and employee assistance programs
        4. The penalties which may be imposed upon employees for drug/alcohol-abuse violations
      3. Notify college employees in the statement required by paragraph A above that, as a condition of employment, employees will:
        1. Abide by the terms of the statement
        2. Notify the office of the director, human resources of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring not later than five (5) days after such conviction
      4. Make it a requirement for each employee to be engaged in the performance of any Federal grant to be given a copy of the statement required by paragraph A above.
      5. Notify the Federal agency through which the grant was awarded within 10 days after receiving notice under subparagraph C.2. above from an employee or otherwise receiving actual notice of such conviction.
      6. Recommend appropriate personnel action against such an employee, up to and including termination.
      7. Make a good-faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace through the implementation of paragraphs A. 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., and 6.
    2. Students, other campus participants and the general public.

      Divisional deans make every attempt to insure that scheduled events and activities in their area are drug free.
      1. Notify students, other campus participants and the general public in appropriate publications, forms, etc. that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance or alcohol is prohibited and that violation of this policy has consequences.
      2. Establish an alcohol and drug free awareness program to inform constituency about:
        1. The dangers of drug and alcohol abuse
        2. The college’s policy of maintaining an alcohol and drug free campus
        3. Any drug and alcohol counseling, rehabilitation and assistance programs
        4. The penalties which may be imposed upon those constituents for violations of this campus policy
      3. Notify all who utilize campus facilities and provide activities and events on college properties to abide by the college policy.
      4. Make a good-faith effort to continue to maintain an alcohol and drug free campus through the implementation of paragraphs B. 1., 2., and 3.

History: Last Reviewed: 6/27/12

Adopted: 6/27/2012

Reviewed: 10/29/04, 10/29/07, 6/27/12

Revised: 10/30/01, 4/29/08, 5/20/08, 2/17/09