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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

How Disclosed: 

Distributed to each enrolled student and employee.

Office/Person Responsible:

Dean of Students

Each institution must annually distribute in writing to each student and each employee

  • Standards of conduct that clearly prohibit the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on the institution's property or as part of any of the institution's activities;
  • Description of applicable legal sanctions under state, local, and federal law;
  • Description of health risks;
  • Description of available counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, or re-entry programs; and
  • Clear statement that institution will impose sanctions for violation of standards of conduct and a description of the sanctions.

Note: Students who enroll or employees who are hired after the annual distribution must receive the information.

Each institution must make available, upon request, to the Department of Education and to the public, the information distributed to students and employees (see above) and the results of a biennial review of the institution's program that

  • Determines the effectiveness of the program and implements needed changes;
  • Determines the number of drug and alcohol-related violations and fatalities that occur on the institution's campus (as defined in HEA Sec. 485(f)(6), see "Security Report (Including Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures), Timely Warnings, and Crime Log") or as part of the institution's activities, and are reported to campus officials;
  • Determines the number and type of sanctions that are imposed; and
  • Ensures that sanctions are consistently enforced.

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Drug-Free Workplace

How Disclosed: 

Distributed to each enrolled student and employee.

Office/Person Responsible:

Human Resources; Dean of Students

A school that participates in the Campus-Based programs must take certain steps to provide a drug-free workplace, including

  • Establishing a drug-free awareness program to provide information to employees,
  • Distributing a notice to its employees of prohibited unlawful activities and the school’s planned actions against an employee who violates these prohibitions, and
  • Notifying the Department and taking appropriate action when it learns of an employee’s conviction under any criminal drug statute.

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Information for Crime Victims about Disciplinary Proceedings

How Disclosed: 

Information provided to victim of crime.

Office/Person Responsible:

Dean of Students; Public Safety

Institutions must, upon written request, disclose to the alleged victim of any crime of violence, or a nonforcible sex offense, the results of any disciplinary proceeding conducted by the institution against a student who is the alleged perpetrator of such crime or offense. If the alleged victim is deceased as a result of the crime or offense, the information shall be provided, upon request, to the next of kin of the alleged victim.

This provision applies to any disciplinary proceeding conducted by an institution on or after August 14, 2009.

Vaccination Policies

How Disclosed: 

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media

Office/Person Responsible:

Registrar

Institutions must make available to current and prospective students information about institutional policies regarding vaccinations.

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