Healthy Campus

Need Assistance?

If in immediate danger, call 911 or DPS/Campus Police. Campus phone: Ext. 8545 Cell phone: 636-922-8545

For immediate 24/7 assistance related to a sexual assault, call the Bridgeway 24-hour crisis lines:

If you are in St. Charles County, call 1-877-946-6854 or 636-946-6854.

If you are in Lincoln County, call 1-877-462-1758.

If you are outside St. Charles County, call the RAINN at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or visit rainn.org.

Mental Health Counseling

A mental health counselor is available to assist all current SCC credit students. Call 626-922-8536 or stop by ADM 1123 to schedule an appointment.

Board Policies

The college works under a set of policies set forth and approved by the elected Board of Trustees.

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SCC provides tools to help you make healthy choices!

Tobacco-Free Campus

The use of tobacco, smoking and simulated smoking products is prohibited on college property and in college vehicles. This includes:

  • Buildings and building entrances
  • Common areas
  • Athletic fields
  • Walking trails
  • Parking lots

Prohibited usage of products include, but are not limited to:

  • Cigarettes
  • Cigars
  • Pipes
  • Electronic cigarettes
  • E-cigarettes
  • Smokeless tobacco.

Tobacco use has not been permitted on campus since Jan. 1, 2007. For information on cessation programs, call 636-922-8230.

Board policy: 400/482.1 Prohibition Of Tobacco

Drug-Free Campus

SCC is a drug-free institution, prohibiting the unlawful manufacture, possession, use or distribution of drugs on the 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.

See Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program Report (PDF)

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information and Resources

Alcohol screening.org: AlcoholScreening.org helps individuals assess their own alcohol consumption patterns to determine if their drinking is likely to be harming their health or increasing their risk for future harm. 

College Drinking – Changing the Culture: Facts about alcohol poisoning, alcohol myths, blood alcohol content calculator and alcohol abuse. 

Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Calculator

U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: A guide to understanding blood alcohol concentration and alcohol impairment.

ULife: ULifeline is an online resource center where college students can find information regarding alcohol and drug use.

Missouri Department of Mental Health: The Division of Behavioral Health has programs around the state to help people with alcohol and drug problems.  There are programs for children, teenagers and adults.  573-751-4942 or 800-575-7480 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Research based information on alcohol and its affects on the brain and body.

Rehab Info: Resources for addiction and rehabilitation.

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Information for people struggling with drug abuse, as well as resources for their families and friends.

MADD: Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) works to stop drunk driving and prevent underage drinking and supports victims and survivors.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – St. Louis Area (NCADA): Provides information or assistance to anyone needing help with problems or issues pertaining to alcohol or drug abuse or addiction.

Board policy: 414 Drug-Free Environment for Students and 581.0 Drug-Free Workplace

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Mental Health Counseling

SCC provides short-term mental health counseling. Counselors also provide referrals to community based services. Learn more about SCC Mental Health Services.

The Campus Assessment, Response, and Encouragement (CARE) Team provides proactive assistance to students who are exhibiting concerning behaviors. For more information, contact 636-922-8536, or students, faculty and staff can locate information on a mySCC portal page here (login required).

Student Health Insurance

SCC recommends seeking health and accident insurance if you're not adequately covered.

International students who were admitted on an F-1 visa are required to show proof of insurance prior to registration.

Health insurance is required for anyone competing in intercollegiate athletics or club sports. Students traveling on college-sponsored trips must provide the club advisor with a copy of the insurance card, in case of emergency.

Board policy: 444 Insurance Information for Students

Communicable Diseases

Immunization Against Communicable Diseases

Before registering for classes at SCC, it's recommended you're immunized for measles and rubella.

Certain immunizations are required for admission to selected health programs. Call 636-922-8280 for details about specific programs.

Meningococcal Disease & Vaccine Information (PDF)

Communicable Diseases and Blood-Borne Pathogens

If you have a chronic communicable disease(s), you may attend college when, through reasonable accommodation, the risk of transmission of the disease and/or the risk of further injury to the student is sufficiently remote, in such setting so as to be outweighed by the detrimental effects resulting from the student's exclusion from the college.

Board policy: 400/409-Communicable Diseases

Weapon-Free Campus

Possession or use of firearms – concealed or in sight – or any explosives, dangerous chemicals or other weapons are prohibited on college property and at college-sponsored or supervised functions.

Board policy: 446 Weapons (concealed or visible)

Campus Safety

Report crime, criminal activity or emergencies to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 636-922-8545 or call 911.

Sign up to receive a text message alerts about emergencies, warnings, weather-related closings and campus shutdowns.

Athletics and Activities

Get involved outside of the classroom with sports, fitness, clubs and events. Learn more on the Student Life Web page.

Physical Fitness

Stay fit! SCC offers physical education courses for college credit and non-credit recreation and fitness classes.

Campus and Community Walking Trails

Walk your way to health on the trails of our beautiful 228-acre campus. You can start on each trail at any point. All three trails have easy access to the trailhead marker near the Child Development Center and Technology Building.

That '80s Run

SCC organizes and hosts the annual That '80s Run, featuring a 10K, 5K, 1-Mile Fun Run and a Health and Wellness Expo. The event is held the last Saturday in April. Event proceeds fund college wellness projects and a $1,000 scholarship to SCC.

Green Team

To become a more sustainable campus, SCC established “Team Green” – a committee – and a campus-wide single stream recycling program. You can participate in SCC’s green efforts by placing the following items in blue recycling bins located throughout campus:

  • Cardboard
  • Magazines
  • Office paper
  • Brown paper bags
  • Newspapers
  • Paperboard
  • Paper cardboard (dairy and juice containers)
  • Junk mail
  • Phone books
  • Plastic bottles and containers #1-5 and #7
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil and pie tins
  • Tin or steel cans