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ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

LRSC POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL SECTION 1500.15

Lake Region State College (LRSC) students and employees are required to abide by all federal,

state and local laws. Except as authorized by SBHE policy 918 and/or NDUS procedure 918,

the consumption, use, possession, distribution, or sale of alcoholic beverages or illicit drugs

while on property under the control of LRSC or at an LRSC sponsored activity is prohibited.

Students, employees and visitors shall not be on campus or at an LRSC sponsored activity

while under the influence. Violations of this policy constitutes misconduct and disciplinary

actionmay be imposed according to Student Conduct Policy 800.30 and the Code of Conduct

Policy 1500.05. The policy addressing alcohol and drugs in the residence halls can be found

in the Residence Life/Housing Policy 800.08.

Medical Amnesty Laws: LRSC respects and abides by the medical amnesty laws

for drug and alcohol related emergencies under North Dakota Century Codes

05-01-08(6) and 19-03.1.

Parental Notification: In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

(FERPA), the Director of Student Services reserves the right to notify the parents/guardians

of students under 21 years of age, and the parents/guardians of dependent students,

regardless of age, of any incident in which the student is found responsible for violating this

policy.

The college has developed a program, coordinated by the Director of Student Services,

to prevent the illicit use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees.

The program provides services related to drug use and abuse including dissemination of

informational materials, counseling services, educational programs, referrals and college

disciplinary actions.

TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS

LRSC POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL SECTION 400.25

Lake Region State College provides an atmosphere conducive to physical and mental well-

being. Based on a fact shared in 2006, the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report, there is no safe

level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Inhaling secondhand smoke even for a short time

can be harmful and set processes in motion such as cancer, heart disease, or respiratory

conditions. To support this atmosphere, LRSC is a Tobacco Free Campus. This policy applies

to all employees, students, visitors and contractors. The policy also applies to external

individuals or companies renting space with LRSC and should be reflected in all agreements/

contracts with such individuals or companies.

For purpose of this policy, tobacco use includes the possession of any lighted tobacco

product or the use of any oral tobacco product.

Smoking and the use of chewing tobacco are prohibited anywhere in LRSC buildings, on

LRSC property and/or LRSC rented property by employees, students and visitors.

Information regarding a tobacco cessation program or other options is available through the

NDPERS Wellness Programs website:

http://www.bcbsnd.com/ehealth/ndpersquit