314 Drug-Free Environment

P-314.1 The College is a drug-free institution and operates within the guidelines set forth in the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989, the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.
P-314.2 The College prohibits the unlawful manufacture, possession, use, or distribution of drugs on campus, College sites, client sites, or at any College-sponsored event. The possession, use, or distribution of alcoholic beverages on campus, college sites, client sites, instructional activities, and at College-sponsored events is prohibited unless specifically approved by the President.
 S-314.2

When alcohol use is approved by the President, all faculty, staff, students and visitors are expected to observe and obey Missouri State Liquor Control Law (Sec. 311.325 RSMo) stating that any person under the age of 21 cannot purchase, attempt to purchase, possess, or be served any intoxicating beverage.

The use of alcoholic beverages at a campus event shall be subject to approval and supervision by the College.  Requests for the President’s approval must be made at least 60 days prior to the date of the event. After approval is granted by the College President, notification shall be given to the Vice-President for Administrative Services and the Director of Department of Public Safety that alcohol will be present at an event.

The organizer of the event is responsible for obtaining all applicable government liquor licenses. The event organizer will pay the cost of all such licenses.

There is no intent to encourage the use of alcoholic beverages or to force its consumption upon those who object to the use of alcohol on moral, ethical or religious grounds. This policy is designed to promote legal and responsible behavior regarding alcohol use.

P-314.3 The use of tobacco products is prohibited on all College property and in all College vehicles (see Policy 382.1).
P-314.4 Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action, including dismissal.
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Content Owner: Donna Davis — ddavis@stchas.edu
Page Updated by: Jessica Trimborn
Date Issued: 04/20/2010
Date Revised: 07/24/2012