Drug and Alcohol Free Campus

As required by Section 22 of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 (Public Law
101-226) and in recognition of this institution’s responsibility to serve as a beneficial influence
on its students, its employees,and the community at large, Jefferson State Community College is
designated as a drug and alcohol free campus and will comply with all the provisions of

Public Law 101-226:

  1. The College expects its students and employees to obey all federal,state and local laws concerning
    the possession, use, distribution and sale of alcohol and illegal drugs and will consider violation
    of such Laws as grounds for appropriate sanctions up to and including expulsion of students and
    termination of employees when such violations occur on our campus or during an activity official y
    approved by the college.
  2. The College also expects its students and employees to be aware that such violations of Law are
    subject to penalties including fines and imprisonment and that when appropriate, the college will refer to the appropriate enforcement agency any employee or student who is in violation   of such laws.
  3. The College also expects its students and employees to be aware that abuse of alcohol and
    illegal drugs has serious negative consequences to the health of the abuser including, but not
    limited to, cardiovascular disease, liver failure, and death.
  4. The College expects its students and employees to be aware that they may seek information
    about drug and alcohol abuse and may seek aid in the form of referrals to appropriate treatment
    programs and support groups by contacting the dean of Enrollment Services.
  5. The College reserves the right to require employees and students who violate the statutory laws
    or policies of the college concerning alcohol and drug abuse to take part at their own expense in an appropriate counseling or treatment program as a condition of continued enrollment or   employment at the college. The College also reserves the right to establish a program of early   intervention in cases where employees are exhibiting behavior normal y associated with alcohol or   drug abuse.
  6. 6. Nothing in this policy may be construed in such a way as to deny any students or employees their
    rights to due process or any other constitutional or civil protection,nor should anything in this
    policy be construed in such a way as to conflict with statutory Law.