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University Policy Office

Shelly G. Gonzalez, Policy Officer
Administration 208
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4730
Fax: 660.543.8022
sgonzalez@ucmo.edu





Illegal and Controlled Drugs
Board of Governors Policy 1.2.140
Approved by the Board of Governors on June 20, 2001

I. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to recognize and accept the university's role in the elimination of illegal drugs at the University of Central Missouri.

II. Policy

Federal, state and local statutes prohibit or limit the use, possession or sale of drugs as defined herein. The university expects students, employees and campus organizations to abide by all applicable laws.

The use of the term "drug" in this policy refers to any illegal substance or controlled prescriptive pharmaceutical product. The policy of the university conforms to the provisions of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

III. Procedures

The university will:

  1. Provide information to members of the campus community for the purpose of preventing illegal drug use and abuse, and provide information about the use of legal drugs in ways that are not harmful to self or others.

  2. Create an environment that reinforces healthy, responsible living, as well as respect for community laws and campus standards and regulations.

  3. Provide for a reasonable level of counseling and referral for users of illegal and controlled drugs.

Individuals found in violation of this policy will be subject to appropriate action through established procedures.

Approved by the Board of Regents on October 25, 1989
Approved by the Board of Governors on June 20, 2001
Formatting updated on August 1, 2007