COA’s Policy on Alcohol and Drugs

Policies and Procedures on Alcohol and Drugs

Student Code of Conduct

Students are responsible for complying with all college regulations and for maintaining appropriate course requirements as established by the instructors.

Disciplinary action may be imposed on a student for violation of college rules and regulations, the California Education Code, California Penal Code, and the California Administrative Code. Student misconduct may result in disciplinary action by the college and prosecution by civil authorities. Misconduct that may result in disciplinary action includes, but is not limited to, the following violations:

8. The use, sale, or possession on campus of, or presence on campus under the influence of, any controlled substance, or any poison classified as such by Schedule D in Section 4160 of the Business and Professions Code or any controlled substance listed in California Health and Safety Code Section 11053 et seq., an alcoholic beverage, or an intoxicant of any kind; or unlawful possession of, or offering, arranging or negotiating the sale of any drug paraphernalia, as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11014.5.


Related Board Policies and Administrative Procedures:

Administrative Procedures 3560: Alcoholic Beverages

Administrative Procedure 3551: Preserving a Drug Free Environment for Students

Administrative Procedure 3550: Preserving a Drug Free Environment for Employees

Board Policy 3550: Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program

Administrative Procedure 3570: Smoking

Administrative Procedures 3515: Reporting of Crimes