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703 - Alcohol and Drug-Free Campus 

Responsible Office: Facilities
Responsible Officer: Vice President of Finance and Administration

Reference: Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (34 CFR Part 86), Drug- Free Workplace Act (34 CFR Part 85), the Campus Security Act.; and Minnesota State Policy 5.18 Alcoholic Beverages or Controlled Substances on Campus

PURPOSE: The goal of this policy and related procedures is to provide an alcohol and drug-free campus safe for students, faculty, staff and guests of Minnesota State College Southeast.

Part 1: Policy

In order to comply with Federal law, including, but not limited to, the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (34 CFR Part 86), the Drug- Free Workplace Act (34 CFR Part 85) and the Campus Security Act, Minnesota State College Southeast will adopt and implement a policy which is designed to prevent abuse of alcohol and the use of controlled substances.

Compliance with State Law Minnesota State College Southeast prohibits unlawful use, possession, production, manufacture, and/or distribution of alcohol and other drugs and controlled substances.

Except as provided in this policy, the possession, use, sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages and 3.2% malt liquor at Minnesota State College Southeast sponsored events on or off campus is prohibited.

Exception for Instructional Purposes. Use of alcohol in laboratory and classroom instruction/experiments is not prohibited.

Part 2: Procedure

Student violations to the Alcohol and Drug-Free Campus policy will be directed to the Dean of Students Office (507-453-1420) to be addressed.

Faculty and staff violations to this policy will be directed to the Director of Human Resources (507-453-2673) to be addressed.

Guest violations to this policy will be directed to the Director of Security (507-457-5555) to be addressed.

The Chancellor for the system office and the President of Minnesota State College Southeast are the delegated authority to approve use of alcohol at specific special events on campus or college sponsored events off campus. Approval shall be consistent with the system office or campus drug and alcohol policy and with system procedures. The procedures shall address the following: compliance with local ordinances and state law relating to sale, possession or consumption of alcohol; providing adequate dram shop/public liability insurance; and any other matters deemed necessary by the chancellor.

Approved:  August 15, 1997

Reviewed: December 28, 2010; October 23, 2013; September 30, 2020

Revised:  February 15, 2000; June 30, 2004; October 9, 2007; September 29, 2008; September 30, 2020

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Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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