Drug Abuse and PreventionThree Rivers College intends to provide and encourage personal health and wellness among its employees and students. In order to maintain, support and preserve high standards of excellence consistent with the college mission and goals, the college has established an alcohol and drug-free work and learning place. Any person suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or controlled substances while on college premises is a serious risk to themselves and to others. The College reserves the right to remove any person from the College deemed a threat to others.
Consistent with the college mission and goals, the manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, use, or being under the influence of alcoholic beverages, drugs and/or other controlled or unlawful substances by students or employees is prohibited on all college-owned, controlled, and leased property unless medically authorized. In addition, this behavior is prohibited at off-campus sponsored student functions of the College. The unlawful possession use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol on college premises; or as a part of college activities is strictly prohibited under MO. Statute Sec. 178.835. For more information please refer to GAP 1206 SP 2610 Alcohol/Drug-Free Work/Learning Place; GAP 1206 SP 2610 Alcohol/Drug-Free Work/Learning Place; Student Code of Conduct; SP 2620 Disciplinary Proceedings; and GAP 1205 Code of Ethics in the Policies and Regulations Section.
Legal sanctions under local, state and federal law for unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol extend up to seven years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine for a Class A Felony. Information concerning treatment programs is available at the Student Services Office.