Notice Regarding the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act
De Anza College, in compliance with federal law, is providing all students and employees with the following statement regarding the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs or alcohol at either of its campuses or at any college event.
The unlawful possession, use or distribution of any illicit drug or alcohol by students or employees on District property or at District activities or events is prohibited.
The unlawful possession, use or distribution of any illicit drug or alcohol by students or employees on College property or at College events may constitute criminal conduct which could result in criminal prosecution under state and/or federal law. Click here to view federal penalties.
State penalties may also apply. A listing of these penalties may be found at the following campus locations: Counseling Department, Students Activities Office, Student Health Office, Learning Center Reference Desk, and Division Offices.
It is the policy of the College to impose appropriate disciplinary sanctions on employees and students for the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs or alcohol. Appropriate disciplinary sanctions may include suspension or expulsion for students or suspension or termination for employees. Appropriate disciplinary action may also include requiring the completion of a rehabilitation program. The standards of conduct for students and the applicable sanctions for violating the standards are contained in the De Anza Student Handbook. The standards of conduct and sanctions applicable to employees are contained in the Foothill/De Anza Community College Board Policy on a Drug Free Workplace, Board Policy # 4500 and in the applicable collective bargaining agreements or employee handbooks.
Controlled Substances - Uses and Effects
The use of drugs and alcohol may pose significant health risks including hangovers, blackouts, genergal fatigue, impaired learning, dependency or death. Drugs knows as "designer drugs" are a unique combination of the drugs listed in the "Controlled Substances - Uses and Effects " chart, which describes various drug categories and their risks. Drugs known as "designer drugs" are a unique combination of the drugs listed in this chart.