Alcohol, Drug and Chemical Abuse Policy

The purpose of this statement is to comply with the federal Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989 and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. The statements provided below represent the Health Science Center policy with regard to the abuse and/or distribution of alcohol, drugs, and controlled substances by faculty and staff.

The unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the workplace and on any property under the control of the Health Science Center. A controlled substance is any substance so defined by federal or state statute or regulation.

Please review Section 8.2 “Alcohol, Drug and Chemical Matters” in the Handbook of Operating Procedures for a more detailed explanation of the policy.