Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy #5003

Cochise College is committed to the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse, recognizing that the abuse of alcohol or other drugs poses serious risks to a person's health. Cochise College thoroughly conforms with and supports all federal, state, and local laws and regulations that prohibit the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of alcohol or any prohibited or controlled substance on any campus of the college. A detailed description of these laws and regulations is available from the appropriate dean.

Students registered at Cochise College assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner compatible with the college's function as an educational institution and are expected to exercise personal responsibility and make informed choices concerning the use and misuse of alcohol and illicit drugs.

Cochise College will impose disciplinary sanctions that include, but are not limited to, verbal or written reprimands, disciplinary probation, removal from classes, suspension, expulsion, or possible referral to local, state, or federal law enforcement agencies, for any unlawful on-campus manufacture, distribution, use, or possession of alcohol or any prohibited controlled substance.