Health and Disability Regulations – Substance Free

Drug-Free Campus

St. Charles Community College is a drug-free institution and operates within the guidelines as set forth in the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

SCC prohibits 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. Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action, including dismissal.

See SCC board policy 414 Drug-Free Environment for Students and 581.0 Drug-Free Workplace for additional information.

SCC provides various drug and alcohol prevention activities and programs though out the semester. For additional resources, see Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information and Resources.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program Report (PDF)

Tobacco-Free Campus

The college is committed to providing an environment that is safe and healthy. The use of tobacco, smoking and simulated smoking products are prohibited on all college property and in all college vehicles. This includes all buildings, common areas, building entrances, athletic fields, walking trails and parking lots. Signage is clearly posted on the perimeter of the property, at all entrances and other prominent places. Students who repeatedly violate the policy may be referred to the dean of student success, and may be disciplined under the student code of conduct as appropriate. Prohibited usage of products include, but are not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic cigarettes, E-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. See board policy 400/482.1 Prohibition Of Tobacco.