A Healthy Campus

A Healthy Campus

Tobacco-Free Campus

The SCC campus is completely tobacco-free. The use of tobacco products is prohibited anywhere on the college campus. This includes all buildings, common areas, building entrances, athletic fields, walking trails and parking lots.

See SCC board policy 482.1 Prohibition of Tobacco Use, Smoking and Simulated Smoking for additional information.

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.

See SCC board policy 414 Drug-Free Environment for Students 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)

Weapon-Free Campus

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

Campus Safety

In the case of an emergency, contact SCC’s Department of Public Safety at 636-922-8545, or call 911.

In addition to keeping SCC safe and secure, Department of Public Safety officers provide a number of services. From assisting motorists with lockouts and jump-starts, to providing an escort on campus at night, officers are available to assist students, employees and visitors.

Emergency Alert System

A text message Emergency Alert System serves as one means of alerting the campus community about emergencies, warnings, weather-related closings and campus shutdowns.

Athletics and Activities

Athletics and activities at SCC include several options for sports, fitness, clubs and events.

Physical Fitness

SCC offers a number of physical education courses for college credit as well as several non-credit recreation and fitness classes.

Student Services

Mental Health Services

Mental health services are available to St. Charles Community College students.

Intervention Team

The Behavioral Intervention Team provides proactive assistance to students who are exhibiting concerning behaviors, both to support students and assist faculty/staff. For more information, contact 636-922-8111.