Notice Regarding Steroids

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs

  1. The annual distribution to each student of:
    1. Standards of conduct that clearly prohibit, at a minimum, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on the institution's property or as part of any of the institution's activities;
    2. A description of the applicable legal sanctions under local, state, or federal law for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol;
    3. A description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol;
    4. A description of any drug or alcohol counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation or re-entry programs that are available to employees or students; and
    5. A clear statement that the institution will impose sanctions on students and employees (consistent with local, state, and federal law), and a description of those sanctions, up to and including expulsion or termination of employment and referral for prosecution, for violations of the standards of conduct required above.
  2. A biennial review by the institution of the institution's program to:
    1. Determine the program's effectiveness and implement changes to the program if the changes are needed;
    2. Determine the number of drug- and alcohol-related violations and fatalities that occur on the institution's campus, as defined in 20 U.S.C. 1092(f)(6), or as part of any of the institution's activities; and are reported to campus officials;
    3. Determine the number and type of sanctions described in 20 U.S.C. 1011i(a)(1)(E) that are imposed by the institution as a result of drug- and alcohol-related violations and fatalities on the institution's campus or as part of any of the institution's activities; and
    4. Ensure that the sanctions required by 20 U.S.C. 1011i(a)(1)(E) are consistently enforced.

Binge Drinking

  1. The president of the institution should appoint a task force consisting of school administrators, faculty, students, Greek system representatives, and others to conduct a full examination of student and academic life at the institution. The task force should make recommendations for a broad range of policy and program changes that would serve to reduce alcohol and other drug-related problems. The institution should provide resources to assist the task force in promoting the campus policies and proposed environmental changes that have been identified.
  2. The institution should provide maximum opportunities for students to live in an alcohol-free environment and to engage in stimulating, alcohol-free recreational and leisure activities.
  3. The institution should enforce a "zero tolerance" policy on the illegal consumption of alcohol by students at the institution.
  4. The institution should vigorously enforce the institution's code of disciplinary sanctions for those who violate campus alcohol policies. Students with alcohol or other drug-related problems should be referred for assistance, including on-campus counseling programs if appropriate.
  5. The institution should adopt a policy to discourage alcoholic beverage-related sponsorship of on-campus activities. It should adopt policies limiting the advertisement and promotion of alcoholic beverages on campus.
  6. The institution should work with the local community, including local businesses, in a "Town/Gown" alliance to encourage responsible policies toward alcohol consumption and to address illegal alcohol use by students.

Low-THC Cannabis



Alcohol Possession and Use by Minors


Consumption Related to Reported Sexual Assault

  1. A health-care provider treating the victim of the sexual assault;
  2. An employee of a law enforcement agency, including an employee of a campus police department of an institution of higher education; or
  3. The Title IX coordinator of an institution of higher education or another employee of the institution responsible for responding to reports of sexual assault.

Consumption as Part of a Course

  1. The minor is at least 18 years old and is enrolled:
    1. As a student at a public institution of higher education that offers a program in culinary arts, viticulture, enology or wine technology, brewing or malt beverage technology, or distilled spirits production or technology; and
    2. In a course that is part of the program;
  2. The beverage is tasted for educational purposes as part of the curriculum for the course described by item 1b;
  3. The beverage is not purchased by the minor; and
  4. The service and tasting of the beverage is supervised by a faculty or staff member who is at least 21 years of age.

Trinity Valley Community College



DATE ISSUED: 12/16/2019