Drug Abuse Prevention Program for Students and Employees

The Student Services Department is responsible for the following:

  1. Arrange an annual seminar on substance abuse for students, faculty and staff.
  2. Publish information in the student newsletter, DCC News, and in faculty and staff newsletters about substance abuse prevention and the availability of assistance.
  3. Partner with the mental health services in providing information about substance abuse prevention to students, faculty, and staff.
  4. Be the on-campus source of assistance for students, faculty, and staff and will be responsible for referrals for assistance for any student or employee.

The College is committed to providing a drug-free environment for its employees and students. It is a violation of college rules for students to manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use controlled substances while participating in college related activities, on or off campus. Students who are using or dealing in drugs are subject to disciplinary procedures. Students who are convicted of drug related offenses are required to notify the Vice President of Academic and Student Services within five days of such conviction. Students who are involved with drugs or who have drug-related problems are encouraged to contact the Student Services Department for assistance in obtaining treatment.