Drug & Alcohol Guidelines

Seattle Central College policies prohibit the unlawful possession or use of alcoholic beverages as well as the manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of illicit drugs.

These policies apply to all employees and students of Seattle Central College while in or on any owned or controlled property of the college, or while conducting college business, regardless of location. College sanctioned special events and culinary classes must obtain the necessary clearances to serve alcohol.

Policy Violations

Violation of this policy by an employee will result in discipline up to and including termination of employment, depending upon the seriousness of the violation. Disciplinary action will be processed in accordance with federal and state regulations, union agreements and other College policies. In addition to discipline, an employee who has violated this policy may be required to participate in evaluation / treatment for substance abuse.

Students who violate the drug policy will be disciplined up to and including expulsion, depending on the seriousness of the violation. Disciplinary action will be processed by the Office of the Vice President for Student Development. Students may also lose federal funding and/or grants for their education.

Students who need assistance in dealing with drug/alcohol abuse problems ore encouraged to seek help through Student Development.

Nothing stated herein shall preclude Seattle Central College from referring violators of this policy for prosecution as required by law.