Policies on Alcohol & Illegal Drugs

ACC complies with local, state, and federal laws and penalties regarding the unlawful use of drugs and alcohol, including the possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia on college premises and the sale or use of alcoholic beverages on ACC premises.

In addition to criminal sanctions that may apply, ACC will impose discipline on any student who violates the Student Standards of Conduct and/or policies prohibiting alcoholic beverages at ACC Student Life-sponsored events. The following are violations:

  • Being under the influence of alcohol or any illegal drug or controlled substance on college premises or at college-sponsored events.
  • Possessing, using, consuming, selling, or distributing alcohol or illegal controlled substances on college premises or at college-sponsored events, other than as specifically approved by the president.
  • Using alcoholic beverages at any Student Life-sponsored event, activity, or conference.

In addition, registered student organizations may not serve, sponsor, or co-sponsor any activity where alcohol beverages are served, and cannot sponsor or co-sponsor events that include the distribution, sale, or profit from alcoholic beverages.

To view full college policies regarding the use of alcohol, illicit drugs, and other substances, see: