Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

HEOA Sec. 107 amended HEA Sec. 120 (20 U.S.C. 1011i): new HEA Sec. 120(a)(2)(B)- (C). HEOA amendment effective August 14, 200834 CFR 86

Each institution must annually distribute in writing to each student and each employee standards of conduct that clearly prohibit 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;

  • description of applicable legal sanctions under state, local, and federal law
  • description of health risks;
  • description of available counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, or re-entryprograms; and
  • clear statement that institution will impose sanctions for violation of standards of conduct and a description of the sanctions.

Note:Students who enroll or employees who are hired after the annual distribution must receive the information.

Each institution must make available, upon request, to the Department of Education and to the public, the information distributed to students and employees (see above) and the results of a biennial review of the institution's program that

  • determines the effectiveness of the program and implements needed changes;
  • determines the number of drug and alcohol-related violations and fatalities that occur on the institution's campus (as defined in HEA Sec. 485(f)(6), see subject # 20) or as part of the institution's activities, and are reported tocampus officials;
  • determines the number and type of sanctions that are imposed; and
  • ensures that sanctions are consistently enforced.(See also related requirement in subject # 20.)

Office Responsible:

Office of the Dean of Students

How Disclosed: