Drugs and Alcohol

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE POLICY

 

It is the policy of the Master’s Barber College to provide a program of substance abuse education

that will further our efforts regarding the general health and safety our employees and students.

The objective of this program is to promote increased awareness about substance abuse and to

maintain a learning institution free of drugs and alcohol.

Each employee and student is responsible for prohibition form illegal use, possession, sale,

manufacturing, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol while on the institution’s property or

while involved in any of the institution’s activities. This also includes the intentional sale or

furnishing of alcoholic beverages to person under the age of 21 while on institutional property or

during institutional activities.

The abuse of alcohol, legal drugs, and illegal drugs can be harmful to an individual, not only

physically, but mentally, emotionally, and socially. Aside from the health issues just mentioned,

the legal consequences of the possession, sale, and consumption of illegal drugs and alcohol can

be just as detrimental.

Violation of the above stated policy of the Master’s Barber College on illicit drugs and alcohol

shall result in expulsion or termination of the student or employee. As per the Higher Education

Opportunity Act (HEOA), any student convicted of an illegal drug violation while receiving

financial aid will result in denial of federal financial aid for a specific period. In addition to

losing federal financial aid eligibility, the student will face other legal consequences.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY PENALTIES

FOR DRUG CONVICTIONS: Possession of Illegal Drugs:

First Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for one year from the

date of conviction.

Second Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for two years from the

date of conviction.

Third Offense:

Indefinite loss of federal financial assistance eligibility from the date of

conviction.

Sale of Illicit Drugs:

First Offense:

Loss of eligibility for federal financial assistance for two years from the

date of conviction.

Second &

Subsequent Offenses:

Indefinite loss of federal financial assistance eligibility from the date of conviction.

Further information on the following is available online at the links listed below, and /or in the Policies and Procedures Manual in the Administrative Office of the Master’s Barber College

  • Federal, State, and Local Sanctions for Illegal Drug and Alcohol Use.
  • Penalties for Violations of the Drug and Alcohol Policy Imposed on Students and

Employees.

  • Health Risks Associated with Drug Use and Alcohol Abuse.
  • Federal Law Regarding Possession and Distribution Drug Convictions.
  • Regaining Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid.
  • Other Legal Consequences.